Tobe Hooper’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2’ satirizes yuppie greed by painting the entire state with a broad and bloody brush.
Texas quadrupled its annual film incentives. Hollywood’s favorite Texas small town, Smithville, shows the opportunities—and hazards—ahead.
Paul Newman plays a brutish, morally repugnant monster in the classic anti-western. So why do Texans admire him anyway?
The Corpus Christi native’s directorial debut is a self-assured, joyful ode to inclusivity and snack foods.
With two blockbusters hitting theaters in the span of a few weeks, the newly minted A-lister is doing Cedar Hill proud.
Jonathan Majors and Tommy Lee Jones don’t just have their home state in common.
There’s potential for the two to be an iconic duo, a new generation’s Robert Redford and Paul Newman.
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 ninth installment in the Rocky franchise puts honorary Texan Michael B. Jordan and official Texan Jonathan Majors in the ring, and we are here for it.
He’s made critics gush with his art-house dramas and howl with his stoner comedies. But for the director of ‘Halloween Ends,’ it’s all about experimentation.
Her 1996 photo essay captured the joy and vitality of Andrew, Luke, and Owen Wilson's charmed youth in Dallas.
Tom Cruise returns, with Austin’s Glen Powell in tow, for a crowd-pleasing sequel that just may pull embattled theaters out of the danger zone.
Vin Diesel, in a long, feelings-heavy Instagram post, revealed how close the venerable Texas star came to playing Lucas Hobbs.
Harriet Sansom Harris, who plays an unhinged talent agent, had to be convinced to emerge from her pandemic quarantine in the woods.
A new book tells the sweeping tale of the Alamo’s Weird Wednesday series, the American Genre Film Archive, and Austin’s custodians of cult.
The 1981 slasher spoof prominently features Houston and a future Texas politician, but that’s not all that’s notable about it.
Dallas’s mercurial pop phenom writes and stars in this loosely autobiographical satire that raises questions it doesn’t deign to answer.
The Texas filmmaker has built his career on escalating tension and dread.
The best-selling Texan author takes on the silver screen in his latest book.
Do you love Woody Harrelson? You’re in luck.
The Texas native delivers another attention-worthy performance.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the South Texas-raised stand-up comic talks about Mexican-American representation in Hollywood, the border situation, and writing jokes for Clint Eastwood.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO and Fantastic Fest founder Tim League is in the news after re-hiring a staffer accused of sexual assault—and his festival may suffer for it.
‘A Ghost Story’ Director David Lowery On Making Movies In Irving, Working With Casey Affleck, And Why He Always Loved Sheet Ghosts
The Dallas filmmaker went big time with last year’s 'Pete’s Dragon' remake, so he followed it up with one of the quietest—and most moving—films of the year.
Steven Spielberg’s return to action blockbuster turf, based on the beloved smash novel by Austin’s Ernest Cline, starring 20-year-old Texas native Tye Sheridan in his biggest role to date, gave the world its first look at San Diego Comic Con.
Austin’s Brandon Vezmar has found himself an overnight celebrity after a lawsuit he filed because ”men are being exploited by people like the defendant.”
The Rooster Teeth CEO Matt Hullum takes a quick break from directing ’Lazer Team 2’ to talk about the future of the film incentives program.
'Song to Song' doesn't accurately reflect the realities of the music industry, perhaps intentionally so.
The reclusive Texas filmmaker’s long-simmering saga of love and betrayal in the Austin music world premieres on March 17.
The Texas filmmaker levels up on his fifth feature, ‘Loving,’ which tells the story of an interracial couple trying to get married in the fifties.
Watch The Trailer For ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,’ Starring Vin Diesel, Steve Martin, and Kristen Stewart
The scathing cultural satire comes to the big screen under the direction of two-time Academy Award winner Ang Lee.
As we enter the second half of SXSW Film, a look at the highlights of the first part of the film conference.
Your guide to the Texas-based directors and plots appearing at this year's SXSW Film conference.
The McConaissance continues with Oscar-baiting Civil War drama, 'The Free State of Jones.'
It takes a lot to make us feel bad for Lance Armstrong, but this movie did it.
The iconic Texas movie theater chain's "Don't Talk" PSAs get broken down and ranked—by you.
The indie filmmaker is days away from the end of his Kickstarter campaign to tell the story of one of the nation's most vibrant public access television scenes. Here's what he's learned.
Kyle Chandler dons his blue polo and delivers an inspirational locker room speech — but this time it’s to remind you how to behave in a movie theater.
An interview with Bill and Turner Ross, whose Sundance award-winning documentary about border life, Western, screens at SXSW Film.
The Texas-based movie theater chain has been famous for its strict policies regarding texting, talking, and arriving late to screenings. But it’s not treating those as teenager-specific problems anymore.
Richard Linklater’s masterpiece went from being the overwhelming favorite for the Best Picture and Best Director awards at Sunday’s Academy Awards to being an underdog. How does that happen?
Clint Eastwood’s Chris Kyle biopic took in an astonishing $89.5 million in its wide release this weekend.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel took home both of the “best picture” awards—and Linklater also took home his first major directing award.
Clint Eastwood’s film based on Chris Kyle’s life is a half-masterpiece, a definitive cinematic statement on the Iraq War that nonetheless fails to say some very necessary things.
The Alamo Drafthouse Is Showing ‘Team America: World Police’ in Place of Canceled Screenings of Sony’s ‘The Interview’
After Sony pulled the North Korea farce The Interview in the face of threats, one Texas theater is showing a different North Korea farce in its place.
Texas’ weirdest superstar director has an appropriately weird trailer for his latest film.
Boyhood is less than a year old, and it’s already one of the great Texas movies. Take a look at how the uniquely made top dog for this year’s award season came to be in this featurette.
A military pilot who agrees to lead an expedition into space in an attempt to save mankind is the sort of role McConaughey probably would have been offered before he became an Oscar-winning prestige actor. How does the new McConaughey translate in a blockbuster role?
It looks every bit as intense as you might guess.
The Austin-based filmmaker preps the release of his 17th and most ambitious movie with a pitch-perfect trailer.