Tags : MFAH

Latin Wave 15 at the MFAH

It’s back! After a 2-year pandemic-induced hiatus, the 15th annual Latin Wave Film Festival crashes into the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on Thursday, April 21st, flooding the museum’s Brown Auditorium and Lynn Wyatt Theater with the flavors of Latin American cinema through Sunday, April 24th. This year’s festival features 11 films from 7 countries, […]Read More

Latin Wave 14 at the MFAH

¡Hola amigos y fanáticos del cine! The 14th annual Latin Wave Film Festival crashes into the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on Thursday, May 2nd, flooding the Brown Auditorium Theater with the flavors of Latin American cinema through Sunday, May 5th. Audiences can immerse themselves in a fantastic selection of films (11 in total) and […]Read More

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché shines a

Hello, film fans! Chances are, you’ve probably heard of Georges Méliès and the Lumière Brothers, but have you ever heard of Alice Guy-Blaché, the original Queen of motion pictures? The answer is probably “no.” Despite being a pioneer of the medium — a trailblazer responsible for some of the first narrative fiction films and the first film […]Read More

Houston Movie Menu: Sunday, June 4th

Houston, we have a problem. Difficult decisions lie ahead. Of course, I’m talking about the smorgasbord of screenings and killer movie events that film fans in H-Town must choose from today (Sunday, June 4th). There’s so much going on, and unfortunately, one can’t do it all. Check out the menu: TCM Big Screen Classics presents […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Gimme Danger

It’s been a few years since the release of Jim Jarmusch’s last film, Only Lovers Left Alive, one of the coolest and most stylish vampire movies ever made. The director — a Warholian enigma of a filmmaker vibrating on a unique frequency — has not one, but two films on the horizon; a narrative feature […]Read More

Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2016

Howdy, film fans! Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2016 kicked off on November 10th and wrapped up on the 17th. For 8 days, in venues such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Sundance Cinemas, Houston’s most diverse film festival treated attendees to a smorgasbord of offerings, including Houston premieres of a handful of awards […]Read More

Olivia de Havilland at the MFAH

Silver screen legend Olivia de Havilland turns 100 today, and to celebrate, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is screening The Adventures of Robin Hood, the first of a dozen movies personally selected by the actress to play at the museum in July and August. The celebration is fitting of the last surviving female superstar […]Read More

Rififi at the MFAH

Film fans in Southeast Texas are in for a treat this weekend. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is playing Rififi every day from Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th. Jules Dassin’s 1955 French film noir is widely regarded as the greatest heist movie of all-time. Even if you haven’t seen it, you’ve definitely seen […]Read More

Latin Wave 11 at the MFAH

¡Hola, fanáticos del cine! From Thursday, April 28th, through Sunday, May 1st, the 11th edition of Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America screens at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This year’s festival appropriately features 11 films that showcase Latin America’s diverse film culture, with an array of motion pictures from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, […]Read More

The Houston Jewish Film Festival

Shalom! This weekend, Saturday, March 12th – Sunday, March 13th, is the 11th Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In collaboration with the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, the MFAH presents an entertaining and thought-provoking lineup of the best Jewish and Israeli films from across the world. This year’s […]Read More

Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2015

Howdy folks! This year’s Houston Cinema Arts Festival featured an impressive lineup of films and a diverse array of guests, from hip-hop legends Kid ‘N Play to Kidlat Tahimik, “the father of the new Filipino cinema.” For 8 days, venues in and around Houston’s museum district played host to a variety of screenings curated by […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Assassin

*This short review is a segment of my previously published Fantastic Fest article. Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-Hsien won best director at Cannes and rightfully so. His wuxia film is exquisite; each scene is meticulously framed and beautifully shot. There are scenes in crisp black and white, but most are in sumptuous color, some impressively lit […]Read More