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Thursday’s Show: Illegal Air Pollution, And The Future Of Cinema (Dec. 19, 2019)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Surprising findings about illegal air pollution, the potential extinction of movie theaters, a discussion of the new Star Wars film, and a famous home becomes a winter wonderland.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: A new report has some surprising findings about how much illegal air pollution Texas industrial facilities released in 2018. We learn how much — and how many of those facilities were actually punished for it:

Also this hour: With the proliferation of streaming services and big-name films even being released first (or only) online — is this the beginning of the end for movie theaters? We discuss the future of cinema:

Then, in our monthly film and television series, The Bigger Picture, a group of local movie buffs weigh in on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final chapter of the latest trilogy in the series, which hits box offices today:

And a famous Houston home is being transformed into a winter wonderland:


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