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The opening credits and music are identical to the 1986 film by Tony Scott. If you take nostalgia out of the equation, the original film had some of the worst acting, editing and cinematography around. Looking back at the Navy propaganda flick feels more like watching a video game than a fea…

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Montana is the new hot spot for Hollywood. With handfuls of television series, mini series and feature films being shot in Big Sky Country, independent films have long been a fan of the tax cut film friendly state. “Montana Story” made its world premiere at TIFF last September. The team behi…

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Unfortunately, “Firebird” ignores the breakthroughs made by Oscar-winning films like “Moonlight” or “Call Me By Your Name,” and returns to the cliché-ridden LGBTQ films of the ‘90s. Inspired by the true story of Soviet solider Sergey Fduring, who enlisted in the ’70s, and based on his memoir…

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A trip through director Robert Eggers’ filmography will be most useful for those experiencing his work for the first time. A word to the wise — marketing Eggers films to mainstream audiences is tricky, so his trailers are cut to sell you something you think you are familiar with.

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Rain or shine, the upcoming Rotary Crawfish Boil is sure to be a-peeling. The event is moving to the covered breezeway and outdoor plaza on the south side of the Moody Gardens Convention Center, with ample space for eating crawfish and other Cajun favorites, Zydeco dancing and activities for…

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If you love music and crawfish, then make sure you get your tickets for the inaugural Bon Temps Rouler Cajun Throwdown crawfish cook-off and music festival set for today and Saturday at the Good Ole Days fairgrounds, 8300 state Highway 6 in Hitchcock.

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Michael Bay’s association with film has come to mean a very specific product over the years. The ambitious director has given us movies like “Transformers” 1 through 5, “Bad Boys” 1 and 2, and “Armageddon.” Under Bay’s direction everything is cranked up beyond acceptable levels, overblown an…

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Every holiday has its own food traditions, but few holidays have as widely divergent menus as Easter. For some, it’s an early brunch with a chaser of chocolate eggs. For others, it’s a full celebration of spring, replete with all the fresh ingredients that reach their peak in spring, like la…