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

For Sale

Cart Home a Piece of Texas History at the Alamo Village Liquidation Sale

John Wayne's famous West Texas movie set is liquidating much of its historic props and memorabilia later this month.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Now Playing

6 Movies Worth Your Christmas Day Ticket Purchase

Let us simplify a decision that is known to tear families apart.

12/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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

In Bloom

Escape Endless Summer at This Interactive Nature Simulation

An interactive installation at Rice's Moody Center allows Houston to ponder its relationship to nature.

10/10/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Head Case

To Understand Telepathic Improvisation, You Must Use Your Brain

A new CAMH exhibit offers an offbeat multimedia experience that probes questions of complacency and activism.

09/22/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Discover Houston

Find the Free Fall Event For You at Discovery Green

And while, no, the roller rink is not back yet, Houstonians can find something to do just about every night of the week from now through November.

09/21/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Bulls on Parade

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 18-20

The Texans are back, the Houston food fest, and a new idea for date night.

08/17/2017 By Julia Gsell

Get Out

6 Family-Friendly Flicks to Catch Outside This Weekend

BYO blanket and popcorn for these feature films—all screened for free in green spaces across the city.

08/07/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Calling Hou: The Bayou City's Biggest and Best Pop Culture Moments

Our city has exerted more influence on the American mass media landscape than you may realize—and we're not just talking about Beyoncé (but also definitely Beyoncé).

06/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Katharine Shilcutt, and Gwendolyn Zepeda

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

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

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