James Gray’s The Immigrant is more movie than 2014’s prepared for.
At Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the food plays a starring role.
The film tries to be direct, but is just maddeningly coy.
The best movies this year that you had a chance to see.
We look at the year a man fell in love with a phone and a whole lot more.
This year, in addition to a feature on the star of Her -- one Joaquin Phoenix -- we offer you not one but three Best Movies lists from an assortment of film critics. This is your chance to see if your tastes most closely mirror film critic Amy Nicholson who likes The Act of Killing, Her and Nebras ... More >>
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Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey.
Just because you live in Houston doesn't mean you can't see all these films.
A glimpse of this year's most bracing films.
You aren't expecting what Paul Thomas Anderson is giving.
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
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Proudly independent, recent Grammy nominees Silversun Pickups aren't ready to hit the "Panic Switch."
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New York cop drama holds the audience hostage
Tragedy piles up early and often in Terry George's new film
War, slaughter, genocide — and you feel like seeing a movie?
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Music biopics Hollywood won't make
Where does your town rank in the Houston-area good-taste stakes?
Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
Hotel Rwanda finds hope amid the horrors of tribal genocide
Americans likely will swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters
The dark Buffalo Soldiers may be one of the year's best
Mel Gibson has a close encounter with God -- or just a mean E.T.
Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features
Quills director behaves as if he were still making films for a puritanical age
The Yards authoritatively walks in the footsteps of some famous filmmakers
Deadly somber Gladiator needs every ounce of earnestness to prevent it from lapsing into parody
Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman as poor white folk? It's best not to question the attraction of Where the Heart Is.
Powerful Clay Pigeons scores with country-style noir