Bucket List

9 Cinematic Destinations You Can Actually Visit

From Middle Earth to Tattooine, the beloved cinematic universes from Hollywood’s best works are not completely fictitious.

12/17/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Performance Art

Erik Estrada and the Fate of the Free World

Stephanie Saint Sanchez’s new superhero satire explores retrocrushes, sexuality, and Latin culture.

12/10/2015 By Andrea Siso

Film

Cinéma Vérité

Director Kent Jones's Hitchcock/Truffaut brings the two legendary directors into focus.

12/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

The Cinema Arts Festival’s New Frontiers

Under Richard Herskowitz’ leadership, the Cinema Arts Festival continues its expansion in new and exciting directions.

11/03/2015 By Steve Jansen

Movies

Maxin' and Relaxin' at iPic

The new River Oaks District movie house gushes luxury and amenities.

11/02/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Hotel Derek, Matthew Salesses' reading at Brazos, NobleMotion Dance's Storm Front, Venezuelan violinist Eddy Marcano and 22nd Annual Theater District Open House

08/26/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Houston to Hollywood

Class Act

The struggle is real in local filmmaker Matthew Yeager's latest millennial portrait Valedictorian.

06/29/2015 By Jef Rouner

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Alamo Drafthouse

Further solutions for beating the heat while staying well lubricated this summer.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 29-31

Cinderella, Train, classic rock, bras and benshi

05/27/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Film

Celebrate Mother's Day Early with a Movie at Market Square Park

Bring a blanket—and a box of Kleenex.

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

film

New Documentary Examines New Orleans After Katrina

14 Pews will host a free screening of Getting Back to Abnormal on Tuesday night, featuring a Q&A with co-director Paul Stekler

05/08/2015 By Joe Leydon

film

Previewing WorldFest 2015

This year's line-up includes a documentary about the Kilgore Rangerettes, a martial arts film and an anti–global warming polemic.

04/09/2015 By Joe Leydon

Food on Film

Dinner and a Movie: Catch Chef at Kris Bistro

You'll be ready to dive into dinner after a screening of Chef this Thursday.

03/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Crime

HBO Films Takes on Houston’s Favorite (Suspected) Serial Murderer

A new true-crime documentary series explores the life of infamous eccentric Robert Durst.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

culture

7 Fashion Films You Need to See

When you can't watch The Devil Wears Prada again

01/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

The Comeback Kid

In Evolution of a Criminal, a bank robber-turned-NYU film student confronts his past.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Low Budget Leisure

This Winter, Make a Cheap Date at Alamo Drafthouse

A $5 movie ticket and an inexpensive late-night menu are just a few of the presents Alamo Drafthouse has in store this season.

12/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Artsy films

Street Scene

It's Houston Cinema Arts Fest week!

11/10/2014 By John Whittington

Get Out

Do This Tonight: Picnic at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Dine under the stars as Miller Outdoor Theatre screens the classic Talking Heads rock-doc Stop Making Sense.

08/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt