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Byline: Fabian Brims

When the first trailer for “White Boy Rick” surfaced, it looked like a thrilling mix of “Scarface” and “The Social Network.” This turned out to be misleading, but in a good way since it focuses on the personal drama behind the story. The result is something much stronger on a personal level than its drug-thriller...

Director Pierre Morel is famous for propelling former character actors to a fresh start in the action genre, most notably Liam Neeson who really kick-started his career after being a one-man army in the “Taken” franchise . Now, in times of #MeToo, he tells an old story in new garments with Jennifer “Elektra” Garner as...

Following the first successful film adaptations of “High Fidelity” and “About a Boy,” British author Nick Hornby has another novel that recently hit the big screen. While it didn’t reach the cinematic heights of its predecessors, “Juliet, Naked” is a successful romantic comedy that doesn’t rely on the genre-typical...

Twenty-five years ago Steven Spielberg shocked the world with his mega-blockbuster “Jurassic Park”, which not only created a hype about dinosaurs but also started a franchise that extended to a fifth installment. Following the success of “Jurassic World”, the sequel “Fallen Kingdom” starring Chris Pratt and Bryce...

In 2015 “Sicario” stunned critics by becoming one of the best movies of the year, so it was no surprise that a sequel was immediately greenlit. Part two, “Day of the Soldado,” is now in theaters and it’s an even darker, intense film than the first. After a devastating suicide-bombing attack in a supermarket, the U.S....

Good news for Houston movie fans, The Katy Alamo Drafthouse is getting ready to open its brand new doors on Monday, July 2 along with discounted food prices during the course of their staff training period. The new theater will be located in the La Centerra shopping plaza in Cinco Ranch. The official opening will take...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

Writer and director Wes Anderson is well-known for quirky characters, masterfully over-composed and stylized shots and fantastic stories. A whole new world opened up for him when he switched to animation with the stop-motion feature “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” and for a meticulous, fantasy-rich filmmaker this is Anderson at...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...