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Q&A: Alumna Angel Flores shares personal experience on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’

Q&A: Alumna Angel Flores shares personal experience on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’

Zoe Tzanis, Life and Arts Editor January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 21, 2022 flipbook. Barbell athlete and transgender activist Angel Flores made her television debut on season six of Netflix original “Queer Eye,”...

Scream slashes back onto big screen with gross-out gore, genre commentary, deadly nostalgia

Scream slashes back onto big screen with gross-out gore, genre commentary, deadly nostalgia

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist January 21, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the Jan. 18, 2022 flipbook. This review contains minor spoilers for “Scream” (2022).  Ghostface slashes back onto screens with the new “Scream”...

Students share pop culture predictions for 2022

Students share pop culture predictions for 2022

Sage Dunlap, Life and Arts reporter January 19, 2022

Following an unpredictable year brimming with wacky celebrity engagements, delayed concerts and a weeklong Texas “snowpocalypse,” UT students relished in cheering away a year of chaos as the clock...

First two episodes of Euphoria season 2 bring back fan-favorite plotlines and characters

First two episodes of Euphoria season 2 bring back fan-favorite plotlines and characters

Sofia Treviño, Life and Arts Associate Editor January 19, 2022

CW:  violence, nudity, drug abuse  Editor’s note: This review contains Euphoria season 2 spoilers. After two and a half years, the long awaited “Euphoria” returned to screens this January,...

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ season two struggles to reconcile  controversy with its typical uplifting story

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ season two struggles to reconcile controversy with its typical uplifting story

Kaiya Little, Life and Arts senior reporter January 19, 2022

CW:  child and sexual abuse  “Cheer,” a Netflix original series that documents the heart and politics of the collegiate cheer world, captivated many viewers after its initial 2020 release. Now,...

‘Belle’ confuses audiences with imperfect plot threads, entices with breathtaking visuals

‘Belle’ confuses audiences with imperfect plot threads, entices with breathtaking visuals

Isabella Gonzalez, Life & Arts Reporter January 18, 2022

Mamoru Hosoda’s gorgeously animated film “Belle” comes to life bursting with colorful imagery and vibrant music. Released to select theaters in the U.S. on Jan. 14, the Japanese anime adventure,...

Cameron Monaghan talks thriller ‘Shattered,’ effective directing, working with stunt coordinators, appeal of specific roles

Cameron Monaghan talks thriller ‘Shattered,’ effective directing, working with stunt coordinators, appeal of specific roles

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist January 13, 2022
The Daily Texan speaks with star Cameron Monaghan about his time on new film "Shattered" and work as an actor. 
The Daily Texan talks to Cameron Monaghan about Shattered

The Daily Texan talks to Cameron Monaghan about ‘Shattered’

Noah Levine January 12, 2022

'Shameless' and 'Gotham' actor, Cameron Monaghan talks about the work that went into his new action heavy role.

Alana, Este and Danielle Haim. 

HAIM sisters talk starring in ‘Licorice Pizza,’ working with Paul Thomas Anderson

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist December 22, 2021
The Texan talks to the Haim sisters about working with Paul Thomas Anderson and balancing a successful music career with the production of a feature film.
Paul Thomas Anderson on the set of “Licorice Pizza.”

Paul Thomas Anderson talks ‘Licorice Pizza,’ pandemic-release strategy, music selection, desire to create

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist December 22, 2021
The Daily Texan attended a college roundtable with Paul Thomas Anderson in which he discussed several elements of his newest project, "Licorice Pizza."
Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck) and J.R. (Tye Sheridan) in “The Tender Bar.”

‘The Tender Bar’ stars Lily Rabe, Tye Sheridan talk directors, playing complex characters, George Clooney

Noah Levine, Life & Arts Film Columnist December 21, 2021
The Daily Texan spoke with "The Tender Bar" stars Tye Sheridan and Lily Rabe about their work on the touching, coming-of-age story. 
‘Last Night in Soho’ explores excess of 1960s London, falls short with convoluted supernatural elements

‘Last Night in Soho’ explores excess of 1960s London, falls short with convoluted supernatural elements

Chandler Rowley, Life and Arts reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 29 flipbook. “Last Night in Soho,” the latest psychological thriller from filmmaker Edgar Wright, follows sheltered fashion student Ellie...