Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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The Daily Texan’s guide to Austin Film Festival

October 25, 2013

Although it may lack the blow-out party feel of South by Southwest or the genre-focused love of Fantastic Fest, this year’s Austin Film Festival is poised to stand out with a great mix of Oscar hopefuls,...

The Daily Horror Movie gets creepy with “Child’s Play”

October 24, 2013

For movie buffs, the month of October means one thing: 31 days of horror movies. With tons of horror flicks to choose from, The Daily Texan is going to be providing a daily horror recommendation. Whether...

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Remake of “Carrie” is underwhelming

October 18, 2013

Stephen King’s first published novel, “Carrie,” has been haunting readers for almost 40 years with the story of a special girl who is pushed too far. The story appeared on screen once...

“Escape from Tomorrow” review

October 11, 2013

“Escape from Tomorrow” is a film that succeeds at taking surrealism to new levels. Its cinematography and its story are so vivid that it’s hard to comprehend the movie as a finished product....

“Let the Right One In” is an actually scary vampire movie

October 5, 2013

For movie buffs, the month of October means one thing: 31 days of horror movies. With tons of horror flicks to choose from, The Daily Texan is going to be providing a daily horror recommendation. Whether...

“Enough Said” is a not-so-romantic romantic comedy

September 28, 2013

“Enough Said” is less romantic comedy and more dismal divorce flick. The film wallows in divorcee abuse and many of its jokes center on couples taking swipes at each other. This is jarring,...

“Short Term 12” packs an emotional punch

September 20, 2013

“Short Term 12” begins with pure volatility, which is present in every situation the plot creates. In the opening scene, a group of young people stand around, telling funny stories. The...