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Moving Pictures Weekly: What movie to watch on Halloween night

Moving Pictures Weekly: What movie to watch on Halloween night
October 29, 2020

It is likely that more people will spend Halloween indoors this year, but this doesn’t mean that the fun of Halloween needs to be lost as well. A great way to enjoy the night and capture the spirit of...

John Wick is back!

This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves, left, and Laurence Fishburne in a scene from,
February 22, 2017

John Wick was one of the movies no one had on their list when it came out three years ago. However, it was very successful, bringing in profit more than four times higher than its $20 million budget. No...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest
May 11, 2016

A student’s life can be pretty tough. Papers, projects, and deadlines can be overwhelming so a little distraction, like a movie, is like pure gold. How fortunate that HCC was able to provide stressed...

VanCamp talks ‘Civil War’

This image released by Disney shows Elizabeth Olsen, left, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in a scene from Marvel's
May 5, 2016

“Captain America: Civil War” focuses on the once allies Steve Rogers (Captain America) and Tony Stark (Iron Man). A serious disagreement prompts the Avengers to choose sides, leading to a tough battle. “Captain...

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

This image released by Yari Film group shows Adrian Sparks as Ernest Hemingway in a scene from the film,
May 5, 2016

Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest authors of all time, yet there aren’t many movies about him or his books. If he would have written comic books, I’m sure this would be different. Bob Yari’s...

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!
April 23, 2016

Just in time for Earth Day, a new Independence Day: Resurgence trailer has arrived! To help us all defend our planet, for a limited time, the original INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996) movie will be available...

WorldFest showcases indie movies

An audience gathers to watch a movie shown as part of the annual WordFest movie festival. This year's festival showed 78 films and 106 short movies from 37 different countries.
April 23, 2016

Houston hosted the renowned WorldFest once again this year—the world’s largest and America’s longest running independent film festival. Founded in 1961, the WorldFest continues to find new talents...

‘London Has Fallen’ falls short

This image released by Focus Features shows Aaron Eckhart, left, and Gerard Butler in a scene from Grammercy Pictures',
March 9, 2016

‘London Has Fallen’ is an action thriller sequel to 2013’s ‘Olympus Has Fallen’. The plot involves a massive terrorist attack on the city and the efforts of one Secret Service agent to protect...

Marvel got it right

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Ryan Reyonlds in a scene from the film,
February 24, 2016

‘Deadpool’ is Marvel’s new film starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade—a mercenary for hire. This is one movie that must be seen in a movie theater. The bigger the screen, the better. When Wade is...

‘Blue Steel’ back on the big screen

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander, from left, Owen Wilson as Hansel and Penelope Cruz as Valentina Valencia in a scene from the film,
February 22, 2016

Ben Stiller surprised audiences with a fresh and funny comedy in 2001 with ‘Zoolander’ that picked on the model business and the fashion industry, becoming  an instant hit both for critics and audiences...

Preparing for Pendleton

This image released by Disney shows Casey Affleck in a scene from,
February 10, 2016

'The Finest Hours' is a story about selflessness, heroism and sacrifice. It chronicles the true story of the historic 1952 U.S. Coast Guard rescue. During one of the worst storms in New England history,...

‘The Lady in the Van’ brings sunshine

'The Lady in the Van' brings sunshine
February 10, 2016

'The Lady in the Van' is a film about an old lady living outside of the law trying to legally find a place to pass the rest of her days. The film is based on the true story of Mary Shepherd that lived...

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