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

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

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

Hakuna Matata

Will Beyoncé Be Queen of the Jungle in The Lion King Reboot?

The internet is roaring with rumors, but we're crazy in love with Bey playing Nala.

03/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Movies

What to Watch at the Houston Jewish Film Festival

Don't miss these thought-provoking screenings at MFAH next weekend.

03/01/2017 By Amber Tong

Concert + Movie

Relive the Magic of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with the Houston Symphony

Hear a live orchestra play John Williams' iconic score at this special 35th anniversary screening.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Our City on Lifetime

Houstonians Now Have Two More Reasons to Watch Lifetime Movies

Kelly Rowland's bob and Onyii Brown's clothing line star in Love by the 10th Date.

01/27/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Film

Top 5 New Movies—Including a NASA Biopic—to See on Christmas Day

After presents are opened, dishes are washed and—let's face it—tempers are tested, escape to a theater near you.

12/23/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

HGO Debuts an Operatic Version of It’s a Wonderful Life

The classic holiday tearjerker premieres at the Houston Grand Opera this month.

11/21/2016 By Steve Jansen

Spellbound Screening

Where to Watch J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in Houston

Plus: AMC Theaters have some magical surprises for Friday's midnight premiere.

11/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Watch the New Howard Hughes Movie Trailer

The Bayou City's notoriously eccentric billionaire gets the spotlight in new biopic Rules Don't Apply.

11/15/2016 By Greg Fails

Art News

The Cistern Welcomes an Art Installation That's a Force of Nature

Seek shelter underneath Buffalo Bayou Park when Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern opens December 10.

11/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Foodie Flick

Brennan's Film Will Screen at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table traces the history of the restaurateur behind New Orleans and Houston classics.

10/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Now Screening

Indie Movie Reparation Debuts in the Bayou City

Four Houstonians helped produce this year's film festival favorite.

10/04/2016 With Mellanie Perez

Movie Magic

What to Watch at the Turkish Film Festival This Weekend

And yes, there's a cat documentary.

09/28/2016 By Alex Meyer