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Archive for: 2017

Many movies have been made about World War II, one of the most well-known being “Saving Private Ryan.” Just when we thought there couldn’t be a tale more intense and realistic, Christopher Nolan introduced “Dunkirk.” In 1940, World War II is in full swing, and German troops are closing in on the Allies. The United States...

Last weekend, students and young professionals alike descended upon San Marcos for what may be the ideal summer festival in Texas. With temperatures soaring in major cities like Houston, Austin and Dallas, the creators of Float Fest provided a much needed getaway to beat the heat. “The energy of the festival was...

With the rise in popularity, and consequently, number of craft breweries both in Houston and across the country, it’s no surprise that major producers in the industry like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors are building a portfolio of craft breweries in Texas. Just last year, Karbach Brewing Company shocked the Houston...

Some movies have been referred to as emotional rollercoasters. For “The Book of Henry,” I would describe it as an emotional Apollo mission, or in other words, a testament of every element coming together and pulling off something excellent. Henry (Jaeden Lieberher) is a boy genius. Not only does he take care of the...

“Dark Universe” is what Universal Studios calls its attempt to establish a new movie series full of classic monsters. After watching Disney make billions with its Marvel and Star Wars franchises, the studio now wants its own piece of the pie. The opening to its new series, “The Mummy,” is the studio’s attempt at getting...

The skies opened up in Houston this weekend and washed festival goers out of Eleanor Tinsley Park. About halfway through the Saturday performances and only a few shows deep on Sunday, attendees of Free Press Summer Fest were asked to evacuate the premises and take shelter due to severe weather. “For me, I ended the...

Here it is – the eighth movie of Universal’s automotive carnage franchise, and the first to see the original crew moving on after Paul Walker’s tragic death. It was the actor’s chemistry with Vin Diesel that got the series this far, which makes it crucial to see if the fans are still committed (and they are). Before...

On any muggy night, Houston is brimming with music from the Revention Center, House of Blues, the warehouse-like Walter’s, or ever increasingly, in the nooks and crannies of abandoned taquerias, industrial studios and houses which serve as the DIY venues this city has gained a reputation for. As many of these venues...

Indie director Zach Braff, better known as the dreamy doctor J.D. from “Scrubs,” has delivered his third feature film, and this time there’s nothing indie about it. Although the family-friendly feel-good comedy is highly entertaining, it misses the edginess seen in his previous work. Three senior citizens, Joe...

Within moments of sitting down with Chris Pinto, it’s easy to see why he was voted Best Student Leader and Best Resident Adviser. With an easy smile and charisma galore, he’s one of the rare few capable of immediately putting a person at ease. Mere minutes into the interview, I am willing to follow the guy into...