It's not by design, but the fifth installment of the Houston Cinema Arts Festival is so packed with music-oriented films, both narrative and documentary, that it makes a pretty damn good music festival all by itself -- complete with several live performances. Pairing music with films has always bee ... More >>
In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.
Big emotions and an extra dimension in Pina.
Win passes to a January 23 pre-release screening of Pina at Sundance Cinemas in Houston. Director Wim Wenders shot the film in 3D, which is a look at the life of legendary choreographer Pina Bausch, her innovative work and her work with the Tanztheater Wuppertal Ensemble. A couple of housekeeping ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Greetings from Florida. By the time you read this, Hollywood Shuffle will be well entrenched in the Sunshine State on our annual pilgrimage to visit family, douse ourselves in cuba libres and eat our body weight in Cuban pulled-pork sandwiched and plantains. It's long been a dream of HWS's to visit ... More >>
Jody PerryBalaclavas If you were at the Backroom Saturday night and aren't quite sure what transpired, don't worry. You aren't alone. Aftermath is still wrapping her head around the night too. We do know this: Dead Roses played, with our dear friend Ralf Armin on sax. Indian Jewelry's girls flung ... More >>
Chances have improved that we'll be seeing Open Road, a movie that takes place at least partly in Houston. The film picked up a distributor yesterday.And why shouldn't it? The cast includes noted motherlover Justin Timberlake, Jeff Bridges, Mary Steenbergen, Harry Dean Stanton and Lyle Lovett. Wim W ... More >>
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
Amid Noise and Smoke, legendary Houston post-punks reunite
A German new waver resorts to tired old tricks
Sunday, September 18, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
Christian Bale chases phantoms and loses sleep in Brad Anderson's latest
Sean Reefer and the Resin Valley Boys spark up some primo Western swing and trad C&W
Moonlight Mile wastes its setting and its star
The Caveman believes in things that do not exist. The filmmakers do the same.
The U.K.'s Travis is big in Europe really
Enemy of the State parallels special prosecutor plots
Has Wim Wenders lost his mind?
Angels in America arrives buoyed by hype, but rises on its own power