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.
It's been a busy year for Robert Rodriguez, and it's not getting any slower with the upcoming release of the next film in the Sin City franchise.
The two-minute preview of the film depicts a heartbreaking homecoming.
SXSW attendees lined up in unprecendented numbers to see the Texas-bred filmmaker's screening of The Grand Budapest Hotel and extended Q&A at the Paramount Theater.
The fan-revived cult TV series—made by part-time Austinite Rob Thomas—finally found its audience.
Yesterday, Peter Berg—the guy responsible for the screen adaptations of Friday Night Lights—revealed that the beloved TV series would not add a big-screen coda, as the long-discussed project had been officially benched. Here's why that's great news.
As the trailer to his new movie proves, only Wes Anderson could make a movie this Wes Anderson-y.
From the taco cannon to the "I'm With Gosling" underwear, why the Austin music festival that's not SXSW or ACL delivers on its name.
Another month, another acclaimed Matthew McConaughey movie. The Austin actor talks about his new movie Killer Joe, his role in Dazed and Confused, and Richard Linklater with Jon Stewart.
Really good, according to most reviewers. Not only does the actor "dominate" Steven Soderbergh's male stripper film, but his "hilariously self-parodying" character plays the bongos and says "all right, all right, all right."
It's just about official: the beloved Austin theater chain plans to open up in Richardson.
To mark Bernie's release, Slate ranks the entire ouevre of Austin's top auteur. But did they get it right?