You fight in multiple wars, finally get retirement and all you have to show for it is rust and a robot fish. Such is life for the weary Battleship Texas, one of the few battleships left in the world that fought in both World Wars. The ship sits as a museum near the San Jacinto Monument and despite c ... More >>
Django Unchained upends the western — and America's original sin.
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg ably fill the hat.
Still joyously disreputable, Raiders comes to IMAX.
In 1926 historian Carter G. Wilson began what was known as Negro History Week in an effort to make the African American story more prevalent in our culture's consciousnesses. The week evolved into an entire month-long celebration and promotion of African American history, which we recognize this mon ... More >>
Today John Williams turns 80 years old, and the prolific composer has packed in a lot of work in the past five decades as one of the most iconic movie music makers to lead an orchestra. No doubt you have been enthralled, enraptured and enfrightened (not a word) by his collaborations with George Luca ... More >>
What's lost in translation, and what's gained, as Tintin goes from page to screen.
World War I gets the Spielberg treatment in War Horse.
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Steven Spielberg presents...The 2011 Comic Con wrapped up last weekend. Over 120,000 of the geeky, nerdy, attention starved, and Twilight-headed descended upon sunny San Diego last weekend for what has become the entertainment industry's premiere showcase for anything related to comics, video ... More >>
J.J. Abrams deploys humor and destruction in his super fun, super loud catastrophe flick Super 8.
2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
Home is where the alien is
The 43rd Annual WorldFest -- Houston International Film & Video Festival (damn, that's a long name) can claim to have been the launching pad for several major directors; Steven Spielberg, George Lucas (in the same year), Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, Robert Rodriguez, the Coen Brothers, Brian de Pal ... More >>
Thank You, Oprah!
The River Oaks Theatre screens the first summer blockbuster
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole
The king of Hollywood takes on the small screen
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
See how your luck pans out at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy
Spielberg gets caught up in the thrill of the chase
Fear and self-loathing at the Minority Report junket
Spielberg's Minority Report gets good grades until the end
E.T. returns to heal our cynical hearts
Kubrick seems to guide Spielberg's hand in the ponderous A.I.
Crowd-pleasing Pesce serves food Spielberg-style
War films get redefined by the complex Thin Red Line
The old were bold in an era of Hollywood mainstream misses
Spielberg desanitizes WWII with the powerful Saving Private Ryan
Steven Spielberg's Amistad aims high, but oversimplifies
The Jurassic Park sequel isn't nearly nasty enough
A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94
Freed from his earlier studies in pop redemption, the prince of schmaltz has made what might be the year's best movie
Dinosaurs Run Amuck Again, This Time B-Movie Style