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Eighty years after the MGM debut of Tom and Jerry, the beloved cat and mouse created by Hanna and Barbera return for a live-action/animation hybrid starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Michael Peña who interact with the 2-D animated characters under the roof of a luxurious New York City hotel. La…
The City of Victoria Development Services has been working to solicit community input on the forthcoming thoroughfare master plan, and now City officials are ready to bring residents together virtually to discuss ideas.
In honor of Black History Month, writer-director John Singleton’s 1991 debut “Boyz N the Hood” is headed back to theaters for a special 30th-anniversary screening as part of Turner Classic Movies’ Big Screen Classics.
Let’s talk about Ashley Judd’s first starring role, 1993’s “Ruby in Paradise.” The film written, directed, and edited by Victor Nunez ("Gal Young 'Un," "A Flash of Green") won the Grand Jury Prize for Drama at the Sundance Film Festival and the late Roger Ebert picked the film as one of the …
Chloé Zhao has become the voice of Americana. Her films focus on individuals with compassion and intestinal fortitude — the backbone of this nation. Her third feature stars Frances McDormand as a widow and modern-day nomad who lives out of her modified van while traversing the country lookin…
As the weather outside starts to get warmer, many Victoria residents are emerging from their long winter’s nap to get some sun and fresh air. If you’re looking to get out of the house, Parks & Recreation has you covered with a variety of parks, walking trails and other outdoor spaces.
We all deal with loss and pain in different ways. For Edee Holzer (Robin Wright) it means a break from society. She leaves Chicago for a solitary life in the wilderness after purchasing an old log cabin on a Wyoming mountaintop. With no survival skills, cellphone, or vehicle, it doesn’t take…
May I suggest an alternate title for the new Nicolas Cage film? “Willy Wonka’s Fury Road Kills Bill in Little China While Escaping from New York.” Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono makes his English language debut after 50-plus films with “Prisoners of the Ghostland” featuring Cage as our antiher…
This year the world’s leading film festival, Sundance, has gone virtual because of COVID-19. Most films will be presented online but there are a few in-person screenings at special satellite locations including Houston.
Siân Heder’s debut feature “Tallulah” premiered at Sundance in 2016. The writer-director returned to the festival this year with the opening-night film “Coda,” a touching and joyous family drama about a teenager named Ruby (Emilia Jones) who is the only hearing member of a deaf family — CODA…
I still think the hypocrisy of the left or right is way overused in today’s politics. Of course, when your guy/gal is in office it’s commonplace to overlook the position you took during that time frame. We can now insert a new president’s name to complete our derangement syndrome comment.
The nominees for the 36th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced this morning by presenters Olivia Wilde, Barry Jenkins, and Laverne Cox on Film Independent’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/filmindependent). The winners will be unveiled during a live awards cerem…
Basil Brown finally gets his due in Simon Stone’s sophomore film “The Dig” starring Ralph Fiennes as the self-taught excavator who, on the cusp of WWII, discovered one of the most significant archaeological British finds. Brown unearthed a seventh-century Anglo-Saxon ship on the Suffolk prop…
Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” takes top honors, named Best Picture of the Year by the Houston Film Critics Society (HFCS). Zhao was also named Best Director while Joshua James Richards was honored for his cinematography. The film stars Frances McDormand as a modern-day nomad living in a van after…
“Our Friend” is a beautiful and heartwarming film about the Teague family’s courageous battle with cancer. Based on the 2015 Esquire article by husband Matt (played by Casey Affleck), a veteran journalist, the film features extraordinary performances by Affleck, Dakota Johnson as wife Nicole…
The thing I enjoy about an in-person political discussion is the need to rely on evidence and a thought process. Talking points from a confirmation bias source won’t do the trick. At least that’s been the case in the many in-person political discussions I have been involved in.
The Houston Film Critics Society (HFCS) has announced the nominations for the 14th Annual Film Awards which will be televised January 31st on Houston’s independent TV station KUBE 57.
The Liam Neeson action film has become synonymous with the Clint Eastwood Western. It doesn’t matter what character the actors are playing; you know what to expect when you buy that movie ticket. Director Robert Lorenz who worked with Eastwood on several films including “Million Dollar Baby”…
Tune in to The CW Network tonight at 7:00pm for the inaugural Critics Choice Super Awards honoring the most fan-obsessed genres including Superheroes, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Action, and Animation.
Ten years ago, as Chief Robert Arredondo Jr. was driving home from a weeklong training session in Corpus Christi, he decided to stop in Victoria and have a look around.
Four years before “The Matrix” was unleashed, Keanu Reeves was already warming up for the role of hacker Thomas Anderson aka society’s savior Neo, by starring in another cyberpunk sci-fi thriller 1995’s “Johnny Mnemonic.”
- New Dodge dealer location coming by end of year
- UPDATED: Victoria Mayor Rawley McCoy dies unexpectedly Friday evening
- ConocoPhillips donates 11-ton industrial equipment to VC
- Crossroads Community Band serenades during first springtime concert
- VISD addresses winter storm damages
- Flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of deceased Victoria mayor
- 1 new COVID-19 death reported in Wharton County
- Residents concerned over RV park's plans to discharge treated wastewater into Carancahua Bay
- Blotter: Victoria man arrested, charged with 3 counts of assaulting a public servant
- Q: Will I experience stronger side effects to the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine compared to the first shot?