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Dull story, sluggish pacing plague "Beatriz at Dinner"

It makes no sense that Hollywood, the music industry — even in general — how suicide is seen as heroic. In "Beatriz at Dinner", Salma Hayek plays the titular character, an immigrant from a poor … more

Oddball comedy "Brigsby Bear" worth a look

A bit like its namesake, “Brigsby Bear” is a film that grows on you. James Pope (Kyle Mooney) has spent his whole life watching the “Brigsby Bear” television show. He even leads an … more

'Suburbicon': what you see is not always what you get

It's the perfect town. Everyone's grass is meticulously maintained. Crime is virtually nonexistent. A friendly wave to all the neighbors is an everyday occurrence. The new film Suburbicon from director George Clooney focuses on this community that shares its name. more

'Thor' Rocks: Another absolute good time from Marvel

I really have come to enjoy a good superhero movie. Gone are the days of plotless action films that make you regret the time you spent, especially given the increased run times in the genre. I'm so happy to say the new film Thor: Ragnarok is well worth every minute you spend with it. more

Roger Waters sets Texas dates for US+THEM tour

Due to overwhelming demand, Roger Waters has added a San Antonio date to his Us + Them tour on Saturday, July 1 at AT&T Center. The 54-show tour will feature songs from Pink Floyd’s greatest albums … more

Meek Mill and Yo Gotti

Multi-platinum rap artists Meek Mill and Yo Gotti join forces for the Against All Odds Tour, an epic 21-city summer run produced by Live Nation, including a tour stop at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park on … more

Film related to beloved sci-fi franchise will delight audiences; special effects in particular stun

For generations, fans have flocked to theatres to see the Star Wars films played out in impressive, visually magnificent sci-fi fashion. Nothing can surpass seeing something spectacular for the very first time – the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower, … more

‘Gladys Ormphby’ settled down in Texas

Drab, handbag-wielding TV character Gladys Ormphby never met a celebrity she didn’t feel compelled to smack senseless at the slightest provocation. Short in both statue and patience, the feisty diminutive spinster’s victims,  such as Dean … more

George Strait to perform Frank Erwin Center’s 40th anniversary celebration

Austin, Texas – The Frank Erwin Center will celebrate its 40thAnniversary with country music legend, George Strait, who will play an exclusive “STRAIT TEXAS” show on June 3, … more

Best films of this year

I am always perplexed this time of year, when I hunker down and try to lay out the “best of” list for the year. I scour over the names of films that I watched over the past nearly 12 months, and I peek at the lists created by other critics, even … more

10 cool Easter movies: Charlie Brown, Ben-Hur and more

Judy Garland in her Easter bonnet, Charlton Heston in a chariot race, Snoopy dancing on the lawn with bunnies … it’s all part of the springtime festivities surrounding the Easter season. Take a look at ten movies guaranteed to cheer some bunny … more

This Week's TV Best Bets

This Week's TV Best Bets Sunday Sunday, Oct. 8 Bobbi KristinaTV One, 7pmOriginal Film!Newcomer Joy Rovaris stars in the title role of this film about Bobbi Kristina Brown, the talented and … more

Rescheduled Janet Jackson tour hits Frank Erwin Center September 10

Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, making a stop at the Frank Erwin Center Sept. 10. Tickets held for the … more

Beverly Washburn and Richard Herd relive old-time radio

The magic of sitting in a studio audience watching voice actors produce live radio theater in the 30s and 40s isn’t entirely lost forever, thanks to The Society To Preserve and Encourage Radio Drama, Variety and Comedy (SPERDVAC). A non-profit … more

Remembering Ernest Borgnine at 100

It would be hard to argue that Ernest Borgnine wasn’t universally admired by fellow actors and fans. Raised in Connecticut and after a spell in the Navy, Borgnine found his calling as an actor, debuting in the 1951 adventure film “China … more

Q&A: Joaquin Cortez, the sand sculpture artist behind the JAWS at Volente beach waterpark

This summer at Volente Beach Waterpark, the "JAWS on the Water"  dive-in theater presented by Alamo Drafthouse has been a great success. The event has movie-goers out on the water, floating in inner-tubes while watching a giant projection screen … more

Review: Wish Upon

Typically a PG-13 rating on a horror thriller is a tell – too mild for true horror fans, but acceptable to tweens and above. “Wish Upon” hardly offers an original story, but it does harbor a few shocks and surprises making it worth a look. A … more

Review: “Spider-Man Homecoming” is a rockin’ good time

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is everything Marvel fans love and DC fans despise — light, funny, optimistic, and filmed sans the blue-filter, desaturated look that separates Marvel’s bright outlook from DC’s dark cinematic and plot tones. … more

A tribute to Fisher and Reynolds

It is difficult to imagine losing a child, even one who is 60 years old.  Actress, singer, humanitarian and businesswoman Debbie Reynolds lived to see it, but not for long. Just one day after the death of her equally famous daughter, Carrie Fisher, … more

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull return to Texas in September

One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, share the stage for … more
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