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Byline: Fabian Brims

Have you just moved to Houston and would like to see more of this city? Did you grow up here and want to indulge in some memories, or find some unknown perspectives? Well, look no further, because here are some of the ultimate films connected to Clutch City– in one way or another. Starting with one of the...

Remakes have been very popular in Hollywood, especially now more than ever. Disney is Hollywood’s biggest studio, and it relies heavily on the repetition of popular productions’ successes. “The Beauty and the Beast,” “The Jungle Book” and “Aladdin” are three of their most beloved animated features that have been...

After the last movie of the X-men series flopped, “Dark Phoenix” was supposed to be a new start for the franchise instead. Yet the metaphorical bird coming from the ashes does quite the opposite; making the film the weakest of the series. Following the events of “Apocalypse,” Jean Grey still struggles to control...

This year’s South by Southwest Film program encompassed 134 Feature Films including 101 World Premieres, 9 North American Premieres, 3 US Premieres, and 64 films from first-time filmmakers. I watched 27 of them, and after reviewing two in detail, I don’t want to leave y’all in the dark about the rest. SXSW film...

This year at South-By-Southwest Olivia Wilde’s new movie “Booksmart” had its world premiere. If that wasn’t enough, it was also her birthday and the whole Paramount Theatre, packed to the last of the 1100 seats, sang “Happy Birthday” along with the cast. She won’t ever forget that evening and the audience won’t...

After “50/50” in 2011 and “The Night Before” in 2015, director Jonathan Levine partners up again with multi-talent Seth Rogen, maintaining a stable four-year rhythm. They are joined by Charlize Theron, and the chemistry between the two actors makes this movie stand out from the mass of generic romantic comedies. The...

Some years ago before everybody had smart phones and GPS-powered live maps in their pockets, my friend Tommy* and I took a trip to Thailand and Vietnam. This was my first time exploring Asia, and despite being skeptical at first, this particular trip turned out to be unforgettable. Especially the time I got lost...

This list is in alphabetical order, because they’re all winners! A Quiet Place (PG-13, 90 mins) Every time I go the movies, people are loud, use their phones, or bring their crying children This time, however, was the only one where you could’ve dropped a needle in the theater and everybody would have heard it. That...

We live in times when the Kardashians having more air time than actual news on television. Meanwhile, comedians like John Oliver, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah deliver, even though highly satirized, focused reports about what’s going on in the world. So it’s not surprising that this year’s most brilliant political...

Ike Barinholtz, known from the recent movie “Blockers” as well as the TV show “The Mindy Project,” has released his first feature film, which he wrote, directed and also stars in. The movie is about a family with different political views, who all clash over a Thanksgiving dinner. In the movie, the President of the...