The time has come to celebrate “All Things Juneteenth” — and, there’s much for you to choose from this weekend to join in the festivities, which celebrates and brings recognition to the day slaves in Texas learned they were free.
“Summer of ’85” is the latest film from François Ozon, whose 2003 provocative thriller “Swimming Pool,” starring Charlotte Rampling, made a splash in the United States.
Manjari Makijany’s new film “Skater Girl” breaks much ground all at once. Not only is it her first feature, (she is also the writer and producer), but it’s the first film in India to center around skateboarding.
In his first film since the smash hit “Crazy Rich Asians,” director Jon M. Chu teams with Tony award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda bringing his Broadway hit “In the Heights” to the big screen.
Denton Productions will present “An Evening of Texas Blues & Funk” featuring the Chris Cuevas Project Band from San Antonio, Saturday at the Texas City Live Bar & Grill, 622 6th St. N. in Texas City.
The movie studios' gamble of holding off releasing these two films proves worth the wait.
Kudos to the director and writing team for selling us an action movie that allows the audience to invest more in the characters than the shootouts or the violence. You will be hard pressed to find a more satisfying new release this week, in English or otherwise.
"Sicario," "Hell or High Water," "Wind River" — all films written by American screenwriter and director Taylor Sheridan. "Those Who Wish Me Dead" marks the second of his “law enforcement” thrillers he has directed.
Technically, “Spiral” is the ninth film in the franchise, and while there is new blood in front of the camera, director Darren Lynn Bousman, who directed Saw 2-4, doesn’t bring a sense of inventiveness to the series or the genre as a whole.
Guy Ritchie’s new film “Wrath of Man” opens much like Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight,” which was inspired by Michael Mann’s “Heat."
Glenn Close again portrays a mother who has all but given up on an addicted daughter, this time portrayed by Mila Kunis (“Black Swan”). Rodrigo García writes and directors here, and while he’s an under-appreciated director of drama and female leading roles, this isn’t his strongest work.
For those of you looking for something to do with the entire family, look no further than The Grand Kids Festival, which will celebrate its 25th year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 between 20th and 23rd streets on Postoffice Street in Galveston.
Typically, the Academy Awards provide a spotlight for general audiences to gain awareness of films they may never heard of. This year, with all nominees being available from our living rooms, more viewers will have seen this years nominees than ever before.