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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...

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...

After stuffing ourselves fuller than the turkey on Thanksgiving, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and what better way to do it than by spending a comfortable night in watching Christmas movies.  Let’s dive right in to my top 10 Christmas movies. 10. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) A Christmas favorite for the...

With Halloween quickly approaching, a pressing need arises for all things spooky.  The time has come for haunted houses, carving pumpkins and, most importantly, horror movies.  To help you get started on your journey into the Halloween season, here is a list of my personal top 10 horror movies of all time. *Movies...

Fall movies could arguably fall into a genre all of their own, with the red and orange scenery and warm melancholy of the changing season. Though Houston’s fall will never be quite as spectacular as autumn in New York, there are worst ways to spend a rainy afternoon than a fall-themed movie marathon to go with that...

1987 saw the release of “Three O’ Clock High,” a teen comedy about a student who is challenged to a fight by a bully and tries everything to avoid it, and “Fist Fight” is a remake of this film nearly 30 years later. This time, it’s the teachers who fight. Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) is an introverted English teacher at...

The 89th Academy Awards are held this Sunday night where the Best Picture award will be given to one film’s lucky cast and crew. Here are the top 5 choices on who will win the prestigious award.  “LA LA LAND” “La La Land” features dazzling visuals, rich colors and concise direction from Chazelle. Furthermore, while the...

Director Theodore Melfi’s latest film is a biographical drama that stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe as three women who acted as the brains behind one of the greatest jobs in NASA history. “Hidden Figures” tells the remarkable true story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary...

“A Dog’s Purpose” sparked a big outrage about animal treatment on movie sets after a video from the set leaked to a news magazine. Although the topic is important, manipulating the public with obviously edited footage that dramatized the event doesn’t help the cause. Due to this discussion, people almost forget to...