The Picture Show


WTF Friday: Primaries and Other Scams

by | Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 13:11 CST

The Triumph of Hud

About 10 years ago, I read an article about the 35th anniversary of The Graduate making the case that the film’s legendary one-word warning against conformity...Read More

Swing Supremacy

For anyone who thinks the 82nd session of the Texas Legislature wasn’t bizarre enough, there’s this. A few weeks ago, three Republican representatives weari...Read More

Planting a Seed

I admit that I haven’t yet seen The Tree of Life, the new movie from writer, director and heavyweight champion recluse Terrence Malick. Across the sea, Hollyw...Read More

War Paint

At the current exhibit at DiverseWorks Art Space in Houston, “This Is Displacement,” artists pull back the curtain on a part of American culture that’s to...Read More

First Flight

Fifteen years ago, the independent film Bottle Rocket was released with little fanfare. The movie barely made money at the box office. Instead, it insinuated it...Read More

Big Music, Small Label

Back in 2007, Austin’s experimental rock band, … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, committed what many musicians might consider an act of insan...Read More