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Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

From film stock to SLR cameras, the Marfa Film Shop provides everything needed to dive into film photography. Photo courtesy…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Courtesy Fin and Fur Films Watch out, David Attenborough. As we see in Texas’ first feature length natural history film,…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…state film? There’s no real reason why not, so we need The Last Picture Show as state film and Lonesome…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…1911. Out in West Texas, El Teatro Colon opened in 1919, with offerings that included live performances by silent film

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…was a great time and place to be a kid,” narrates Jack Black in the film. “Living in the Houston…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Eventually, I channeled my curiosity about film noir and detective fiction into a novel set in Austin, featuring a bass-playing…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…Men’s Health, and has a new film coming out in October. McConaughey might want to increase his ab workouts if…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…by the 1985 film Fandango starring Kevin Costner. Lajitas Stables If hiking on foot isn’t your thing, let a trusty…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…in fiction and film that battles native warriors, lives a life of adventure, and exemplifies a certain kind of aspirational…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…and saw it, the dark-hooded entity, straight out of a film, or a cartoon, yet present and palpable. During this…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…it was related to an unexpected pregnancy). Then, in a real-world twist reminiscent of the 1990 film Pretty Woman, Moore…

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

Texas’ Route 67 Is Route 66 Without the Cheap Souvenirs

…backlot for a film about the quaintness of small-town Texas, is particularly appealing. Its centerpiece is the Comanche County Courthouse,…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…the test of time: Austin filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and other winners at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival, held…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…lobby. Kids especially get a big kick out of the place, which inspired the body shop in the Disney/Pixar film

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

…would be okay to propose to his girlfriend on the screen, so we made him a film clip that said,…

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