How Hollywood came to 1950s Texas with a message of change and emerged with an enigmatic legend.
How the essence of the Lone Star State was captured on film.
There’s a scene toward the end of Smokey and the Bandit where a truck driver has just purposely torn the door off of Buford T. Justice’s already roof-less car with the bumper of his big rig. Sheriff Justice goes off on a tirade directed at the disappearing rig that ends…
Once and for all: What are the ten best Texas films of all time?
The grumpy Texas literary legend rips the Texas art and music mecca in his review of a new book about Elizabeth Taylor, calling Marfa "as bleak a place as you'll find in America."
Were Bonnie and Clyde just a couple of crazy kids?
Director: George StevensPlot: Rancher with East Coast bride sees Texas transformed by discovery of oil. Excerpts from our roundtable discussion: LEAGUE: It’s a deeply flawed movie, but if we’re here to talk about Texas movies, then Giant has to be on the list. I mean, subject material,…
One Texan’s tribute to Liz.
Don Graham rereads The Gay Place.
The players. The stories. A special report on our booming film business.
Should Hollywood remake Giant? On the fortieeth anniversary of the filming of the Texas epic, we imagine Brad Pitt playing jett Rink’s grandson, Quentin Tarantino directing, and other scary scenarios.
The pioneers who came to tame the West met their match in the land of Giant.