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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…
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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…
Ace local government reporter Morgan Theophil requested a copy of the scope of service that Victoria County says served as a contractor's guide after Hurricane Harvey damaged some of its buildings.
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What started as a 2013 stage play by J.C. Lee has become a thought-provoking psychodrama by director and co-writer Julius Onah (“The Cloverfield Paradox”).
Beautifully shot by cinematographers Samir Ljuma and Fejmi Daut, “Honeyland” follows the life of Hatidze, a beekeeper in her early 50s who lives with her ailing mother Nazife in the mountains of Macedonia. The land is barren, there is no electricity, yet the two women have managed to survive…
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I don’t know where the expression that I used in my headline came from but from what I found it originated in “England, from around the year 1608, from a play called The Christmas Prince: … Laugh on laugh on my friend. He laugheth best that laugheth to the end.”
Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature serves as the filmmaker’s ode to the glory days of Hollywood. A fable existing in an alternate universe during the late ’60s as an aging Western star (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt) take life one day at a time.
The timing couldn’t be better. On the weekend that “Avengers: Endgame” finally passed “Avatar” to become the highest-grossing film of all-time, Marvel President Kevin Feige took the stage in Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con to layout Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After 23 fil…
If you translated the Zulu opening of the iconic song “Circle of Life” the line “Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba, Sithi uhm ingonyama” just means “There comes a lion, Oh yes, it's a lion.” Yeah.
Resembling an obscure 80s horror film that could have been discovered in a vault or better yet a crypt, “Luz” marks the debut of German filmmaker Tilman Singer. Screened last year at Fantastic Fest and rolling into theaters this Friday, the 70-minute tale of possession is heavy on atmosphere…
Writer-director Lulu Wang’s semi-autobiographical “The Farewell” is, according to the writer-director, “Based on an Actual Lie.”
Part of the annual cycle at the University of Houston-Victoria, and all universities, is setting goals for the coming year. The setting of goals is a process that puts ourselves in control of our lives in order to be proactive instead of reactive.
When Wes Craven’s “Scream” opened in 1996, its success took the studio and theaters by surprise. In fact, the local Cinemark opted to put it in their dollar cinema on opening day. “Crawl” may be headed for a similar success once word of mouth spreads even though Paramount chose not to screen…
What better way to celebrate The Cure’s recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame than with a special screening of the band’s 2018 concert at London’s Hyde Park? Directed by longtime collaborator Tim Pope and shot in stunning 4K with a special 5.1 surround sound mix, the 29-song s…
It sounds like a Nicholas Sparks novel: Two star-crossed lovers in their mid-20s meet on a beautiful Greek island. She becomes the muse that jump-starts his singing career. They grow apart and eventually go their separate ways but remain on each other’s mind for the rest of their lives. At t…
Last year Alfonso Cuarón’ gave us a glimpse of Mexico City’s past with “Roma” centered around a live-in maid named Cleo. This year Lila Avilés brings us into the present with a story about a single mom named Eve (Gabriela Cartol), who works as a chambermaid at Mexico City’s luxurious Hotel P…
Ari Aster burst onto the scene last year with “Hereditary” a cryptic supernatural thriller reminiscent of horror films from the late 60s-early 70s known for building tension and delivering shocks.
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There is a scene in “Annabelle Comes Home” where a haunted typewriter in The Warren’s Occult Museum begins to type “Miss Me?” after everyone’s favorite demonically possessed doll Annabelle is unleashed from her protective glass box.
Jessie Buckley is a revelation as an aspiring country singer living in Glasgow who dreams of making it to Nashville. The Irish-born actress, who delivered a knockout performance in last year’s “Beast,” is also a classically trained musician and runner up on the BBC talent show “I’d Do Anything.”
Academy Award-winning director Denys Arcand (“The Barbarian Invasions”) once again explores society’s downfall in a tale about greed, corruption, and extravagance.
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