The filmmaker discusses the winding path, from Texas to Singapore to Japan and back, that led to Amazon commissioning his first feature.
Houston native Justin Simien's bloody second film has a social message, but it's at its best when it embraces absurdity and camp.
The late Horton Foote, known for his screen adaptation of ’To Kill a Mockingbird,’ is the subject of a movie premiering at this year’s Austin Film Festival.
During a live reading on Sunday night, many of the original actors brought the same chemistry that has made the film such a joy to rewatch for 27 years.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves meets Scooby Doo, Borat meets Sid Miller, and Austin meets ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’
The film adaptation of Utopia author Paulette Jiles’s acclaimed novel finds Hanks shepherding a young girl across 1870s Texas.
‘Ready or Not’ is an affectionate portrait of Marcel McClinton, a teen activist and mass shooting survivor who challenged incumbent councilman Michael Kubosh.
Plus: Jamie Foxx recharges his Spider-Man villain, Megan Thee Stallion heads to ‘SNL,’ and Woody Harrelson saves the world with dirt.
After years of playing ex-cons and bodyguards, the prolific actor became an iconic leading man in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete series.
Plus, Austin’s Andrew Dismukes joins ‘SNL,’ both Padaleckis help reboot ‘Walker, Texas Ranger,’ and Matthew McConaughey gets exceptionally lit.
Plus, Jamie Foxx is booked for the next decade or so, Luke Wilson listens in on 911 calls, and COVID comes to ‘9-1-1: Lone Star.’
Plus: a Dallas coffee shop, a Houston DJ’s playlists, and a haunting documentary.
‘The 24th’ Tells the Overlooked Story of a Texas Race Riot That Led to the Largest Murder Trial in U.S. Military History
Kevin Willmott’s unsettling film revisits the Houston riot of 1917, in which an all-Black Army unit mutinied after enduring months of harassment.
Its influence is evident in the way new releases such as ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ and ‘Cobra Kai’ use time in their storytelling.
Plus, a Wes Anderson–inspired theater seat claims to protect against COVID, Dennis Quaid made a show about his cat, and Selena Gomez becomes an ice cream.
San Antonio comic book creator Ben Dunn, 56, had been quietly publishing comics for more than thirty years when Hollywood finally came calling.
Plus, Megan Thee Stallion gives away $1 million, ‘Supernatural’ and the Alamo Drafthouse plot their returns, and Barack Obama puts Texas on his playlist.
The HBO series, starring Dallas native Jonathan Majors, gives depth to Black characters stuck in nightmare situations.
The actor, who grew up in the Dallas area, takes a leading role in the horror series adapted from the book of the same name.
Plus: Selena Gomez joins Steve Martin–Martin Short series, Noah Hawley returns to ‘Fargo,’ and Cinestate’s school shooting thriller heads to Venice.
The annual mock-government summer camp—which I attended in 1995—hits the national spotlight thanks to an engaging new documentary.
From Mattress Mack to Dick Poe to Crazy Willie, we got ’em all!
Plus, Megan Thee Stallion’s latest collaboration, a true crime podcast about a UT campus murder, and a Dallas-based online vintage shop.
Plus, Beyoncé’s "Black is King" drops celebrity-filled trailer, a new doc on reopening Texas restaurants, and Post Malone’s “dark times” album.
Plus, Ethan Hawke plays Tesla, Jamie Foxx's sci-fi action epic gets a trailer, and Post Malone eats worms.
Plus, re-creating a classic Texas cookie and sampling H-E-B's drive-through barbecue.
The five-part Showtime docu-series avoids the worst pitfalls of the true-crime genre, favoring character over sensationalism.
Plus, Beyoncé announces new visual album, Robert Rodriguez brings Ben Affleck home with him, and the ACL Festival gives in to the inevitable.
"We need to have a good cry," Smith says. "Then I want us to hit the streets and demand real, systemic change."
These themes, which he returns to again and again in his movies, illustrate how he's developed as a filmmaker.
Plus, Pharrell works up a Juneteenth musical, Beyoncé debuts a new song of the summer, and Matthew McConaughey gets biblical.
The feature debut, which was awarded SXSW’s Louis Black “Lone Star” Award earlier this year, centers on the story of a mother and daughter navigating a scholarship pageant.
The community has united to save the 73-year-old cinema and venue, which did not qualify for federal relief funding.
Plus, Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise’ and a forgotten moment in Texas rodeo history.
Plus, Dallas’s Cinestate studio implodes over sexual assault, ‘Nathan for You’ host trolls the Austin PD, and the ‘Friday Night Lights’ cast reunites.
Plus, Tina Lawson's Instagram and an especially comforting cookie.
Plus, quarantined Texans can’t get enough ‘Friends,’ Ted Cruz complains to Congress about movies, and McConaughey has his own message for grads.
A new documentary urges viewers to see McCorvey’s essential humanity, not just her role as a symbol in the abortion wars.
All the remaining Texans on the reality show lost last night…or did they?
The Uvalde native and patron saint of "alright" just keeps makin' videos.
Texas Monthly Recommends: ‘The Pushback,’ A Documentary About the State’s Rapidly Changing Political Landscape
Plus, a longread that dives to the deepest places on earth and Molly Burch’s cover of Ariana Grande’s ‘Needy.’
Plus, Woody Harrelson plays another stoner cowboy, Hilary Duff gets another TV show, and Post Malone launches his own brand of wine
Only one Texan remains on the show: Rudi, a pop singer from San Antonio, who gave a compelling performance of ‘Shallow.’