The nominations for the Fourth Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards were unveiled today by The Critics Choice Association (CCA). The awards will be handed out at a gala event, hosted by “Property Brothers’” Jonathan Scott, on Sunday, November 10 at BRIC in Brooklyn, New York.
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“Pain and Glory” is the 21st full-length feature by Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar. It is third part of a trilogy that began with 1987’s “Law of Desire” followed by 2004’s “Bad Education.” In each film, the central character is a filmmaker who is toying with the idea of a new project as desi…
Unpredictable and prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike returns with a story of two outlaws on the run from the Yakuza, Chinese gangster, and corrupt police officials in an entertaining amalgamate of violence, comedy and action.
I want to start this post with a greeting and then an apology. The greeting is “Happy New Year!” Many people celebrate the new year Jan. 1, but on college and university campuses around the country, our new year is the start of school in the fall. So, “Happy New Year” to all of you in Jaguar…
U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud, R-Victoria, is scheduled to appear at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in a live interview with Victoria Advocate Editor and Publisher Chris Cobler.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and the perfect time to unveil Bill Haney’s new documentary about Texas immunologist and Nobel laureate James P. Allison, the executive director of Immunotherapy Platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Oscar-winner Renée Zellweger is breathtaking as iconic Hollywood movie star Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s biopic “Judy,” based on Peter Quilter’s play “End of the Rainbow.”
A young couple (Bill Skarsgård and Maika Monroe) on the lam after robbing a gas station get more than they bargained for after their car runs out of gas and they find themselves hiding out in the home of eccentric husband and wife George (Jeffrey Donovan) and Gloria (Kyra Sedgwick) who are h…
When the Advocate first reported in early July on concerns Victoria Regional Airport commission members have regarding how Victoria County managed Hurricane Harvey recovery money, it turned out to be just the beginning.
Beneath a blanket of snow in an isolated section of the Catskill Mountains, secrets refuse to remain buried in the supernatural horror thriller “The Deeper You Dig” from filmmaking family Toby Poser, John Adams and Zelda Adams.
WOW! I have absolutely no idea what happened to summer. After a busy time traveling, babysitting a little and enjoying the season, we are now entering fall and it’s my favorite season. I love the pumpkins, putting up my decorations (both inside and outside) and enjoy getting ready for our an…
Based on the 2015 article by Jessica Pressler (played here by Julia Stiles) which appeared in New York magazine, “Hustlers” recounts the brazen story of a group of strippers led by the assertive Ramona (Jennifer Lopez in her best performance since 1998’s “Out of Sight”), a veteran pole-danci…
200 years after 18-year old Mary Shelley wrote “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” comes the latest interpretation by independent horror virtuoso Larry Fessenden.
“Satanic Panic” sounds like something uttered by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, but you won’t find any sweet transvestites in the sophomore film from director Chelsea Stardust — just a bunch of feminist Satanists (catchy!) looking for a virgin to sacrifice.
The Losers Club is reunited to once again take on Pennywise the evil clown in Andy Muschietti’s conclusion to 2017’s “It,” which passed “The Exorcist” and “The Sixth Sense” to become the highest-grossing horror film of all time.
The Victoria City Council recently passed an initial, somewhat controversial ordinance aimed at limiting where the homeless can camp in the city.
Even though Jillian Bell has been on the radar for five years with funny roles in “22 Jump Street,” “Office Christmas Party,” and recently, “Sword of Trust,” the former SNL writer delivers a breakthrough performance as a 20-something party girl who decides to clean up her life and train for …
By now, I hope you've read the Victoria Advocate's latest in a series that explores how and why Victoria County circumvented standard business practices in spending Hurricane Harvey recovery money, particularly at the Victoria Regional Airport.
Based on the 2006 Oscar-nominated film by Danish director Susanne Bier, “After the Wedding” gets the Hollywood treatment thanks to director Bart Freundlich (“Wolves”) and his wife Julianne Moore. In the original film, Mads Mikkelsen played a Danish man living in India running an orphanage wh…
Just when you think Mads Brugger’s documentary about the mysterious death of Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold unveils its smoking gun, the cold case takes the viewer down a more sinister path, exposing either one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century or a foolhar…
Here is how individual school districts in the Crossroads fared in the Texas Education Agency accountability ratings.
A plane carrying former NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt and his wife, Amy, a Victoria native, and their daughter Isla, crashed at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tennessee.
How would you like to watch “Tombstone” with Doc “I'm your Huckleberry” Holliday himself, Val Kilmer? Or maybe you’d like to chill out with Iceman at a special screening of “Top Gun.” The actor will be in Austin at the end of the month to attend both screenings presented by Alamo Drafthouse,…
One of rock ’n’ roll’s most iconic figures, David Crosby, is the subject of the new Cameron Crowe produced documentary “Remember My Name.” His glory days may be behind him, but the singer-songwriter who made history with The Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Yo…
An accurate slice of adolescent life is portrayed in Hari Sama’s coming of age drama that takes place in the new wave post-modern scene of 1986 Mexico. Xabiani Ponce De León and José Antonio Toledano deliver first-rate performances as 17-year old best friends who discover sex, drugs, and lib…
- Council rejects city engineer's Houston Highway safety plan, opts for realignment option
- Blotter: Victoria woman charged with harboring runaway
- Victoria County Sheriff’s Office executes warrants on two game rooms, arrests four
- Formosa agrees to $50 million settlement and zero discharge of plastic pellets
- Hurricane center monitoring potential cyclone
- 1 dead after single-car wreck near Moulton
- Second Chance Prom raises money for Crossroads Christian School (w/video)
- Goliad County Republican chairman resigns; interim replacement named
- See who we spotted around town at Victoria Ballet Theatre’s presentation of 'Inspired' at the Leo J. Welder Center
- VEDC president appointed as chairman of Texas Economic Development Council