Making Reel History in Clifton, Texas

by Will Maddox on June 14, 2018

The longest continuously running theater in Texas balances modern technology with a healthy respect for tradition. It’s New Year’s Eve, and a light snow whistles down the sidewalk in front of the Cliftex Theatre as...

The 5 Must See Summer Movies

by Hunter Lanier on June 7, 2018

Every year, the summer movie season seems to start a little sooner. This year, it began in February with the massive release of ‘Black Panther.’ Just two months after that, the titular hero returned as...

The Other Austin Film Festival: Building Community Through Film

by Nancy Miller Barton on May 3, 2018

A curious girl undone by a simple straw, a maid with chess chops, a 93-year-old sex columnist who’s direct, funny and uncannily insightful. Just a few of the characters moviegoers met at this year’s Indie...

Celebrating Selena at Fiesta de la Flor

by Alex Temblador on April 9, 2018

She was a Texas star---known as the Queen of Cumbia and the Queen of Tejano Music. She had the first Tejano record that achieved gold status. She successfully crossed over into the mainstream English music...

SXSW Film – A ‘Ready’ Red Carpet

by Daniel Ramirez on March 29, 2018

The most incredible benchmark for SXSW, in any facet, must surely be that, in 2018, a major movie studio brought a world premiere to the Paramount Theater. In essence, the story was coming home, as...

SXSW 2018: SX So Far – Hitting Stride Early

by Daniel Ramirez on March 11, 2018

It has begun, and done so in earnest. SXSW 2018 is here, and it has invited all who visit to come inside and step away from their own reality for a little while. With such...

SXSW 2018: Five Films to Look Out For

by Hunter Lanier on March 8, 2018

The 2018 SXSW Film Festival hosts nine days of screenings from March 9-17. You don't need a SXSW badge to see the films---wristbands and individual tickets are on sale, subject to venue capacity. PARADOX (World...

The 2018 Oscars Red Carpet: Highs & Lows

by Merin Guthrie on March 6, 2018

The Oscar for Best Dress goes to… Let’s face it, the 2018 Academy Awards might stand out for a number of reasons, but fashion won’t be one of them. That’s fitting in a year when...

Oscar Autopsy

by Hunter Lanier on March 5, 2018

To set the tone: I love movies; I can’t stand award shows. The one show I occasionally watch is the Oscars. Maybe it’s out of habit, maybe I’m a sucker for a well-edited montage, or...