All the Buzz

These Elderly Houstonians Started a Kazoo Band. Turns Out It Has Little to Do With Music.

Ode to Joy uses a quirky hobby to explore the realities of aging.

03/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Barc Barc

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 22–24

Prepare for the Academy Awards—or don't. We give you options.

02/21/2019 By Morgan Kinney

history made, history remembered

You Can Watch Gone with the Wind Come Together Live at the ERJCC

Moonlight and Magnolias is the first homegrown production in the J’s theater season in nearly two decades.

02/11/2019 By Holly Beretto

weeknd

UPDATED: 5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 30–Dec. 2

Cinema, songs, and Sunday Streets.

11/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

spooky scary

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 26–28

This jam-packed Halloweekend features resurrected singers, an Eyrkah Badu DJ set, midnight bike rides, and more.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Harvey Anniversary

Watch: Remembering Some of Houston's Worst Days, One Year Later

A powerful new documentary commemorates the mosaic of heroes who saved a city.

08/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Silver Anniversary

Project Row Houses Trains Its Lens on the Third Ward

A special MFAH film series celebrates PRH's 25th anniversary with screenings that include a local artist's short.

07/12/2018 By Shafaq Patel

Literally

Why to Go and What to Watch at the 2018 Literally Short Film Festival

The annual film festival from Houston's Literal magazine is back. Here's what to see.

06/06/2018 By Hunter Lanier

Ice House

The Numbers Documentary Is Finally (Almost) Here

Friday I’m in Love follows the formative years of the Montrose dinner theater that evolved into the city's oldest, weirdest nightclub.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Party Over Here

Houston-Made Rich Kids Revamps a Familiar Story

A cast of primarily Latinx Houstonians gives a new face to the traditional "teens throw a party" film genre.

04/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Double X

Houston's Bechdel Film Festival Celebrates Everything Women Have to Say

14 Pews kicks off a weeklong film festival showcasing work written and directed by women.

02/16/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Reel Good

ReelAbilities Isn't Here to Inspire You

The free, citywide arts festival showcases art by and about folks with disabilities with the intention of removing stigma and promoting artists.

02/12/2018 By Chris Becker

Robot Love

Robot Puppets Will Soon Invade Jones Hall

Nufonia Must Fall takes shape as “a live silent film" telling the story of an antiquated robot who falls in love with his master.

02/07/2018 By Chris Becker

whoa man

A Houston-Born Artist Created Some of the Earliest (and Trippiest) Forms of Visual Music

A Mary Ellen Bute retrospective puts the spotlight on the oft-forgotten film pioneer.

01/30/2018 By Josh Davis

Holiday diversions

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 24–26

AKA: Ways to entertain your out-of-town family and prevent fist fights.

11/23/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Deals Deals Deals!

How to See Every Oscar Film (in Theaters) for Ten Bucks

MoviePass allows you to get a leg up and see a movie per day in theaters for a single monthly fee.

11/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Red Carpet

Your Guide to the 2017 Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Our must-see picks for the city's most ambitious film event.

11/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Design

It's Wes Anderson's World and We're Just Living in It

A fascinating subreddit seeks out the director's offbeat aesthetic in the real world.

07/06/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

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