The Von Erichs get the Hollywood treatment, Tomball raises its stein, Beyoncé resurrects the Renaissance tour, and a Houston artist is golden.
‘North Dallas Forty’ revealed the ugly truths behind America’s Team. But nearly 45 years later, it inspires more nostalgia than outrage.
We’ve rounded up the state’s A-plus offerings, from flower arranging inspired by ‘Gilmore Girls’ to tufted rugs made famous on TikTok.
Batman, Superman, and the Flash live in fictional cities. The first Latino superhero needed his own.
The Houston director’s big-budget debut flopped—but it wasn’t set up to succeed.
“There’s no basement at the Alamo!” and other lessons on the state from the late Paul Reubens.
Richard Linklater didn’t set out to make a Texas film, but Matthew McConaughey’s iconic character feels like somebody every Texan knows.
The 1950s-set comedy is being hailed as the director’s best work in years, and I can’t figure out why.
The Lege approved the highest film incentives budget the state has ever seen. Here's what that massive check means for productions and the biz overall.
What makes the Texas woman unique? What makes her distinct from the demure Southern belle or the rugged, rifle-toting frontierswoman of the American West? As the novelist and Texas Monthly contributor Sarah Bird suggests in her 2016 essay collection, A Love Letter to Texas Women, maybe
The movie uses a classic heist format to tackle the hot topic of climate change.
Paul Newman plays a brutish, morally repugnant monster in the classic anti-western. So why do Texans admire him anyway?
A new trailer reveals that the Mexican American superhero will live in a fictional city, breaking with canon. Comic book fans are not happy.
We have seven words for you: Owen Wilson in a Bob Ross wig.
Get up-close and personal with extreme sports in incredible landscapes.
The current Yellowstone-fueled “Westerncore” aesthetic is little more than a cultural blip compared to what Dallas and Urban Cowboy unleashed in 1980.
Forty years ago, a crop of films led by ‘Terms of Endearment’ and ‘Tender Mercies’ reimagined the way we see Texas.
The film composer behind the scores for ‘Devotion’ and ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ has never bought into the rigid rules of classical music.
The Texas-raised actor returned to Sundance for the premiere of his latest film—a brutal, impressive character study of a troubled bodybuilder.
From ‘Stranger Things’ to the Sex Pistols, from the Houston suburbs to the outskirts of Texas City, these were the actors who got our attention.
This is the year that returned Beyoncé to our ears and Beavis and Butt-head to our screens.
From Bruce Springsteen to Ballet Austin, there are plenty of ways to break out of the winter doldrums this season.
The titular character of director Ti West’s latest horror movie, ‘Pearl,’ is a young Texan who’s had it with the people and society that keep her repressed.
The legendary actor was feted at a glamorously hammy gala celebrating the Center’s collection, which is a treasure trove of film history that every good fella should study.
The Austin-based film festival returned for another round of horror and fantasy, now tinged with some distinctly real-world anxieties.
A Larry McMurtry adaptation directed by Sidney Lumet and filmed entirely in Bastrop—what could go wrong? For ‘Lovin’ Molly,’ it began with the boots.
Fantastic Fest returns with another selection of out-there curios, but with some familiar local faces to keep you grounded.
Filmmaker and Dallas native Cooper Raiff is only 25, but his second film, ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth,’ should establish him as Texas’s next great director.
Moviegoers have returned to theaters in droves to see the long-awaited sequel—and we have Texas to thank.
‘King Rex,’ based on Lawrence Wright’s 1980 article about millionaire turned drug kingpin Rex Cauble, will star Henry Winkler.
The storied actor and Fort Worth native always wanted to direct. His gripping debut, released twenty years ago, showed us why.
Vin Diesel, in a long, feelings-heavy Instagram post, revealed how close the venerable Texas star came to playing Lucas Hobbs.
After a two-year pandemic delay, the Austin native will appear in ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’ But that’s only one of his recent projects to launch.
Ahead of its April rerelease, members of the 1997 biopic's cast and crew recall a set overcome with emotion as loved ones grappled with Selena's tragic death.
SXSW showcased a bevy of films by or about Texans this year. Two sports legends and a disabled Texan were the subjects of three that stood out from the pack.
Writer-director Ti West’s return to horror is set in a creepy house in rural Texas. But that’s where the similarities with classic slashers ends.
As it turns out, even the best films and TV shows about the Lone Star State have their share of gaffes. (Yes, even ‘Lonesome Dove.’)
A grassroots campaign—and a multibillion-dollar corporate real estate acquisition—kept the bulldozers away.
From newcomers to reliable veterans to a pop star remaking her TV career, these were the actors worth watching this year.
How an Amarillo oilman stole the mask right off the Lone Ranger’s face, and made one of film’s most infamous failures in the process.
Over one hundred movies later, a virtual movie club learned some surprising things about classic movies—and about friendship in dark times.
The 1981 slasher spoof prominently features Houston and a future Texas politician, but that’s not all that’s notable about it.
The Houston filmmaker’s latest is a valentine to defiantly idiosyncratic storytellers like Wes Anderson.
The sequel to David Gordon Green’s franchise reboot is all filler, same old killer.
Kick off the football season with this underappreciated, Denton-filmed comedy, which captured some truths about Texas football that later, more-serious movies would expand on.
Cowboys, ghostbusters, and aliens, oh my! The autumn months are abloom with Texas actors, filmmakers, and locales on the big (and small) screen.
The debut feature from Scott Brignac, starring Alan Tudyk and Michael McKean, argues for Houston's place among film’s default “big cities."
At Cannes, the Houston native’s latest inspired a nine-minute standing ovation and equally fawning reviews.
The SUV will get a star in Arlington commemorating its thousands of movie and TV appearances.
The Austin-based artist is adapting his West Texas–set tale for the screen.