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  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    December 29 at 8:06 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    December 1 at 4:41 p.m. by Houston Press

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    October 31 at 1:20 p.m. by Houston Press

    Our film critics have a tough job, logging hours upon hours in front of the big screen. Sure, they see some good movies, but they see some not-so-great ones, too. Thankfully, they've weeded through the highs and lows to give you their picks for the…

     

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  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    September 30 at 12:43 p.m. by Houston Press

    Our intrepid film critics logged some serious hours in front of the silver screen this month to pick their favorite films of September 2016. If a few haven’t opened in a theater near you just yet, don’t fret: There’s always a chance you’ll be able…

     
  • Our Critics' Picks for End-of-Summer Movies
    September 9 at 4:58 p.m. by Staff

    Our film critics spent serious time in front of the big screen this month to pick their favorite films of August 2016. If a few haven't opened in a theater near you just yet, don't fret: There's always a chance you'll be able to stream them on your…

     
  • Houston Film Locations, Then and Now
    August 5 at 4:36 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Over 100 films have been set in Houston. Here's a look at 10 of those and their locations, then and now.

     
  • 19 Movies You Must See Before Summer '16 Ends
    July 27 at 2:46 p.m. by Houston Press Film Critics

    Each month, our film critics wade through the best (and worst) releases so you don't have to. Their favorites from this month are stocked with docs, forbidden love, gurus and party girls. Check out their picks for July 2016, and find showtimes near…

     
  • 20 Movies Set or Filmed In Houston
    July 5 at 5:07 p.m. by Houston Press

    Can you name 19 films filmed on location or set in our area? And no Googling!

     
  • The Best Summer Movies: Our Critics' Picks For June 2016
    June 30 at 2:26 p.m. by Houston Press

    Our film critics spent serious time in front of the big screen this month to pick their 12 favorite films of June 2016. If a few haven't opened in a theater near you just yet, don't fret: There's always a chance you'll be able to stream them on…

     
  • 18 Film and TV Stars Who Hail From Houston
    June 1 at 12:05 p.m. by Houston Press

    Although these film and television celebrities make rare appearances here, all of them call Houston their birthplace. See if we can surprise you...

     
  • Seven Documentaries Not to Miss in 2016
    April 7 at 2:26 p.m. by Bilge Ebiri

    The 13th annual True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri is not a particularly huge festival — held over four days, it screens around 40 features — but its profile has risen substantially over the past few years. It may not be quite as…

     
  • 10 Sundance Movies You Can't Miss in 2016
    March 28 at 4:17 p.m. by Amy Nicholson

    Remember these Sundance titles as you hit the theaters in 2016.

     
  • The Most Underrated Movies of 2015
    December 22 at 4 a.m.

    There are several different ways of defining "underrated." Did reviewers not give a certain movie its fair shake, or did a critical darling simply fall through the box-office cracks? Whatever the reason may be, here are more than 20 movies from…

     
  • Scenes from <I>Game of Thrones</I>, Season 5
    April 7 at 4 a.m.

    Be sure to read our Game of Thrones season 5 preview by Inkoo Kang. The fifth season premieres Sunday, April 12.

     
  • The Famous Faces of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival
    March 18 at 4 a.m.

    At the SXSW film Festival, held March 13-21 in Austin, Texas, established stars and indie newcomers showcase their latest movies. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith brings back these portraits of the actors, directors and writers of this year's crop of…

     
  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    January 15 at 4 a.m.

    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday,…

     
  • The 25 Best Space Movies of All Time
    November 7 at 4 a.m.

    Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25…

     
  • The 11 Best Found-Footage Horror Movies
    September 5 at 4 a.m.

    Found footage horror movie As Above, So Below follows a team of urban explorers into the catacombs beneath Paris, home to "200 miles of tunnels right underneath our feet!" as announced in the trailer by Perdita Weeks, who plays urban archeology…

     
  • 20 Neo-Noir Films You Have to See
    August 18 at 4 a.m.

    The Voice's J. Hoberman was more mixed than most on Sin City when he reviewed it in 2005, but his description of the film as "hyper-noir" helps explain why this week's release of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has us thinking back on the neo-noir…

     
  • 10 Movies You Should See This Summer
    June 19 at 4 a.m.

    The phrase "summer movies" will never not mean broad, action-driven crowd-pleasers to me: I counted the days until Batman (June 23, 1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (July 3, 1991), and Jurassic Park (June 11, 1993) were released. For every Dark…

     

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