Tune In To ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’

by Hunter Lanier on May 11, 2017

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" feels like it could be the B-side to the first film. It's a little bit weirder, a little less commercial (Baby Groot aside) and a little less catchy. The...

Award Winning Documentary To Debut In Houston

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 8, 2017

Maria Sotolongo got her start in TV in Houston as an entertainment reporter and then moved to Dallas where she worked as a meteorologist for FOX News, but Breathe: The Home Birth Documentary is her...

Playing with ‘Free Fire’

by Hunter Lanier on April 26, 2017

It's a simple weapons deal. The meeting place is an abandoned warehouse.  One party has the guns, and the other, the money. They are to change hands and--whoops, there's the kicker: the hands. The hands are attached...

‘The Lost City of Z’: A Love Story

by Hunter Lanier on April 24, 2017

"The Lost City of Z" begins rather modestly. Percy Fawcett leaves his family to go on a mission—for their own good, or so he tells himself. Before he leaves, his wife tell him she's pregnant, which...

No Signs Of Life In ‘Ghost In The Shell’

by Hunter Lanier on April 5, 2017

This is the Americanized, fast-food version of "Ghost in the Shell," the popular manga, which later became an influential animated film. Accessibility is prioritized over quality, which means much of the film's running time is spent homogenizing...

‘Boss Baby’ Brings Childhood Back To Life

by Nick Bailey on April 3, 2017

It’s not often that I go to see kids movies — at least in my opinion. Having three daughters, I held about at least three years before actually watching Frozen. Seriously, I avoid kids movies like...

It’s Good to be King in ‘Kong: Skull Island’

by Hunter Lanier on March 13, 2017

Take an island inhabited by colossal perversions of nature and add character actors. Such is the hearty recipe for "Kong: Skull Island." It's really an ingenious move, considering the characters are essentially walking traits, so...

‘Logan’ Cuts Deep

by Hunter Lanier on March 8, 2017

The title says it all. This isn't "Wolverine: Excessively Dramatic Subtitle." This is "Logan": the story of a man and his name. It's the year 2029 and the word, "superhero," has become passé. But that's okay,...