Pop Culture Handbook

The Great Houstonian Movie Has Yet to Be Made

The Bayou City is about more than cowboys, politicians drenched in oil money, and NASA. So when will the silver screen reflect that?

06/21/2017 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Pop Culture Handbook

Ranking Houston's 6 Biggest Reality TV Moments

From our proudest points to our most painful, from Project Runway to personal astrologers.

06/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Pop Culture Handbook

What The Big Bang Theory Gets Right About "East Texas"

... and what it doesn't.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pop Culture Handbook

8 Iconic Houston-Filmed Movies, Mapped

Plus: The top 3 times we've seen Houston get blown up on the big screen.

06/19/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Small Batch

Experience Houston's Literally Short Film Festival One Country at a Time

“These movies make you think more, have deeper conversations, and are more controversial."

06/13/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Get Jazzed

Sister of Jazz Legend Frank Morgan Dishes Ahead of MFAH Jazz on Film Screening

"He was very serious about the things that mattered to him, including drugs, music, everything. "

06/07/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Vampires Suck

Justin Cronin Brings His "Plot Slut" Tendencies to Fox in The Passage Pilot

The vampire drama will draw from a trilogy by a Houston-based writer.

06/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Jazz on Film

Catch the '50s Era Making a Murderer That Kicks off the MFAH Jazz on Film Series

I Want to Live! plays to true crime fascination with a legendary jazz score.

05/31/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Showbiz

Remember Hollywood's Forgotten Power Couple This Weekend at the MFAH

Remember when Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea? That was these guys.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Television

The Property Brothers Are Taking on Galveston—and Each Other

The fifth season of HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother heads to the Gulf Coast.

05/11/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Houston in Hollywood

Justin Simien's Dear White People Raises the Bar on How We Discuss Race in America

The Houstonian's award-winning film and new Netflix series navigates the complexities of race at a predominantly white Ivy League college.

05/04/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Movie + Music

MacArthur Genius Grant-Winner Vijay Iyer Performs Live to a Screening of Radhe, Radhe: Rites of Holi

The Grammy-nominated composer-pianist, accompanied by the International Contemporary Ensemble, brings the film's colorful compositions to life.

05/03/2017 By Chris Becker

Family Flick

Meet Bailey Gambertoglio, the Leading Voice in Netflix's Spirit Riding Free

This Texan loves horses on and off the screen.

05/02/2017 By Rafa Farihah

All Rise for the Queen

Beyoncé Wins a Peabody Award for Lemonade

Bey's 2016 album continues to strike a chord.

04/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Film Festival

After 50 Years, Houston’s WorldFest Film Festival Continues to Launch Rising Hollywood Stars

The largest independent film festival in the world — yes, world — will celebrate its 50th anniversary with awards and screenings April 21-30.

04/19/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

The Snarkivist

The Scariest Fashion on Pretty Little Liars

From pageboy hats to necktie skirts.

04/12/2017 By Javier Garza

Festival

Anime Matsuri Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

From the Sailor Moon creator to the largest Japanese fashion show in the country, don't miss this 11th annual event.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz and Rafa Farihah