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‘Concrete Cowboy’ explores father-son relationship, Philadelphia’s cowboy culture

‘Concrete Cowboy’ explores father-son relationship, Philadelphia’s cowboy culture

Grace Barnes April 4, 2021

“Concrete Cowboy” earnestly explores Philadelphia’s Black cowboy subculture and the relationship between an estranged father and son. Although its coming-of-age narrative is predictable, strong performances...

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ stars Julian Dennison, Brian Tyree Henry talk acting with monsters, character inspirations, returning to theaters

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ stars Julian Dennison, Brian Tyree Henry talk acting with monsters, character inspirations, returning to theaters

Noah Levine March 31, 2021

The time has come for iconic monsters Godzilla and King Kong to face off yet again on the big screen. Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Godzilla vs. Kong” is in theaters and available to stream on HBO Max...

Making their marks: Four UT women filmmakers who are impacting the film industry

Making their marks: Four UT women filmmakers who are impacting the film industry

Thomas Casler March 30, 2021

From the steps of the UT tower to Hollywood film studios, the UT radio-television-program boasts an impressive roster of alumni that have gone on to excel in the film industry.  With Women’s History...

Q&A: Director Tomer Shushan talks Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye”

Q&A: Director Tomer Shushan talks Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye”

Thomas Casler March 26, 2021

Director Tomer Shushan centers the narrative around immigrants living in Israel in his Oscar-nominated short film “White Eye.” The film, which is nominated for an Academy Award this year for Best...

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UT student filmmakers weigh the risks of continuing productions during pandemic

Thomas Casler March 24, 2021

After only spending one and a half semesters on campus Max Goldstein’s academic career in film came to a halt last year when the world closed down due to COVID-19.   “I feel robbed of my...

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‘Clerk’ documentary director Malcolm Ingram talks interviewing Stan Lee, being friends with Kevin Smith

Noah Levine March 20, 2021

“Clerk,” which premiered at South by Southwest 2021, is a documentary revolving around the life of iconic filmmaker, actor, public speaker and comic book fan Kevin Smith. The film features...

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‘Sound of Violence’ wows with twisted horrors, stunning visuals

Noah Levine March 19, 2021

This mixtape is killer.   “Sound of Violence” is a horror film that premiered at South by Southwest in the Midnighters category. The film follows a young adult named Alexis who is pursuing...

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Charli XCX documentary directors talk ‘Alone Together’ premiere, filmmaking during quarantine

Lauren Castro March 19, 2021

From asking fans for songwriting help on Instagram Live to wearing green screen bodysuits for at-home music videos, pop sensation Charli XCX stars in “Alone Together” as she created her quarantine...

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‘Alone Together’ presents new style of filmmaking, explores intimate fan-artist relationship

Lauren Castro March 19, 2021

“Alone Together,” a documentary shot entirely during the pandemic, premiered on the closing night of South by Southwest 2021. The one-of-a-kind documentary follows experimental pop icon Charli...

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Bill Hader, Alexi Pappas talk experiences with mental health at SXSW panel

Thomas Casler March 18, 2021

Trigger warning: discussions of mental health, depression, anxiety and suicide. Olympian, actor and author Alexi Pappas talked to comedian and filmmaker Bill Hader at their 2021 South by Southwest panel...

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‘Inbetween Girl’ director, writer Mei Makino talks balancing different cultures growing up

Jennifer Errico March 18, 2021

“Inbetween Girl’ premiered at South by Southwest 2021 on Thursday as UT alumna Mei Makino’s feature film debut. The film is a coming-of-age story about Chinese-American teen Angie Chen....

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Six women-led films premiering at SXSW

Grace Barnes March 8, 2021

South By Southwest has always been a paragon of film festivals for independent filmmakers everywhere, giving them the opportunity to share their films with vast audiences and renowned creatives, producers...