A New Documentary on Texas Labor History Offers a Much-Needed Infusion of Hope

by | Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 11:00 CST
“A Strike and an Uprising” chronicles two big wins for labor activists facing long odds.
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‘Trapped’ in the Limelight

The everyday struggles of a San Antonio abortion clinic services director are at the heart of the acclaimed documentary 'Trapped.'

San Antonio clinic director Marva Sadler is at the center of an acclaimed new documentary tracking anti-abortion laws' effects on providers and patients....Read More

Nastassja Kinski and Harry Dean Stanton in Paris, Texas (1984). by

Texas’ Strange Brand of Cool

Revisiting 'Paris, Texas' — the film that made nowhere hip.

'Paris, Texas' invented a certain flavor of Texas cool, an updated take on the archetypes of the state (men wandering out of the desert, trailer-park romance, d...Read More

Emily Blunt in "Sicario." by

The Unwatchable ‘Sicario’

Denis Villeneuve’s nihilistic take on the drug war.

Sicario actually goes beyond stressful into the realm of anxiety-inducing: It’s a gorgeous and thrilling but ultimately exhausting immersion in an amoral worl...Read More