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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Brea Grant Interview, Courtesy of Shudderw2

UT alumna Brea Grant talks acting in horror film “After Midnight”

Noah Levine February 22, 2021

From minor guest roles on iconic shows “Friday Night Lights” and “Dexter,” to writing and starring in her own horror film “Lucky,” UT alumna Brea Grant is paving her...

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Rebecca Ugo: Writing the unwritten narrative

Zoe Tzanis February 15, 2021

TW: sexual violence, child abuse Growing up in Scotland as a Nigerian immigrant, Rebecca Ugo always found solace in watching movies, but she never saw herself represented in the characters on screen.  Ugo...

Judas Interview Courtesy of Warner Bros

Actors Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Dominique Fishback talk ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ genre work, acting

Noah Levine February 10, 2021

“Judas and the Black Messiah” hits HBO Max and theaters this Friday. The film follows the powerful and relevant true story following Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya), his...


“Judas and the Black Messiah” tells emotional, relevant story via superb cast

Noah Levine February 8, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 2 print edition. In a moving character study that explores an important point in America’s racial history, Daniel...

Malcolm & Marie - Courtesy of NetflixWEB

Quarantine-produced ‘Malcolm & Marie’: A self-indulgent series of monologues

Grace Barnes February 8, 2021

Writer and director Sam Levinson’s newest film “Malcolm & Marie”, released Feb. 5 on Netflix, is a memorable and daring piece of work that relies on the brilliance of its actors to...

At the Ready - Courtesy of Maisie CrowWEB

UT alumna’s timely film ‘At the Ready’ tackles complexity of law enforcement

Thomas Casler February 8, 2021

UT alumna Maisie Crow documented the journeys of three high school students in a criminal justice club that prepares them to join the United States Border Patrol and El Paso Police Department in...

Blazing World_Courtesy of Greenbelt Films

‘The Blazing World’ producer Brinton Bryan talks quarantine filmmaking, working with Carlson Young

Noah Levine January 29, 2021

“The Blazing World” is a new feature film produced by Brinton Bryan that follows a young woman who accidentally finds herself in a twisted alternate dimension. The film, created on location...

Boys State_Courtesy of Apple TV+

UT student’s life trajectory changes after the release of award-winning film ‘Boys State’

Thomas Casler January 29, 2021

Alone in his dorm room, Steven Garza enjoyed a box of tacos while scrolling on Twitter when he saw the tweet. The documentary film, “Boys State,” had just won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance...

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‘The Little Things’ spins up entertaining murder mystery with iconic cast

Noah Levine January 28, 2021

The Joker, Mr. Robot and Alonzo from “Training Day” unite for an unsettling crime investigation premiering in theaters and on HBO Max starting Friday.  “The Little Things”...


‘No Man’s Land’ modernizes the Western, attempts to reverse undocumented immigration

Grace Barnes January 25, 2021

The product of two brothers, filmmakers and Texans, “No Man’s Land” is an earnest attempt to reverse the stereotyped narrative of illegal immigration into America — instead, the...


The most anticipated film releases of 2021

Grace Barnes January 22, 2021

“Delayed” was the word that marked Hollywood in 2020 as COVID-19 made theatergoing risky, leading many studios to push their films’ release dates to 2021. A number of cinephile favorites,...


7 unconventional holiday movies for an unconventional holiday season

Dina Barrish December 3, 2020

Whether you’re watching on the couch with your family or virtually with your friends, it’s time to skip “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and check out some less common holiday movies.  Grab...