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Gaspar Noé’s ‘Lux Æterna’ addresses exploitation and inequality in filmmaking industry

Gaspar Noé’s ‘Lux Æterna’ addresses exploitation and inequality in filmmaking industry

May 21, 2022

This article contains spoilers for Gaspar Noé’s “Lux Æterna.” Gaspar Noé’s experimental movie “Lux Æterna” depicts an unruly film set and addresses the darker sides of filmmaking, such...

‘Torn Hearts’ tears into country music space with director Brea Grant at helm

‘Torn Hearts’ tears into country music space with director Brea Grant at helm

May 21, 2022

This article contains spoilers for Torn Hearts. Brea Grant returns to maintain her title among the modern masters of horror with her newest movie “Torn Hearts.” The film follows country music duo...

‘Choose or Die’ is Netflix’s digital dive into the world of technological horror

‘Choose or Die’ is Netflix’s digital dive into the world of technological horror

May 5, 2022

This article contains spoilers for Netflix’s “Choose or Die.” Netflix horror, such as “Bird Box” or “The Babysitter,” often gets talked about for weeks after releasing. However, “Choose...

‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’: love letter to Nicolas Cage … starring Nicolas Cage

‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’: love letter to Nicolas Cage … starring Nicolas Cage

April 21, 2022

This article contains spoilers for “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.” “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” set to release in theaters April 22, follows Nicolas Cage (Nicolas Cage)...

‘Father Stu’ does injustice to real hero

‘Father Stu’ does injustice to real hero

April 13, 2022

This article contains spoilers for “Father Stu.” Mark Wahlberg’s recent passion project chronicles the life of real-life figure Father Stuart “Stu” Long: a man who survived a motorcycle crash,...

Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ ventures to darker side of MCU

Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ ventures to darker side of MCU

April 4, 2022

This article contains spoilers for “Moon Knight.” “Moon Knight” follows Marc Spector (Oscar Isaac), an Egyption history enthusiast, as he lives through some of the lowest points in his life....

Morbius: So bat it’s good

‘Morbius:’ So bat it’s good

March 31, 2022

This article contains spoilers for Morbius. “Morbius,” set to release April 1 after two years of delays, follows Spider-Man villain Dr. Morbius (Jared Leto) as he discovers a cure for a disease...

Halo’s mediocre premiere leaves the show infinitely reaching for success

Halo’s mediocre premiere leaves the show infinitely reaching for success

March 30, 2022
Fans and non-fans alike will find enjoyment in Halo, but won’t walk away claiming it as the best show ever made. 
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ tackles multiverse in mind-bending, heartfelt masterpiece

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ tackles multiverse in mind-bending, heartfelt masterpiece

March 27, 2022

This article contains spoilers for Everything Everywhere All at Once. No one can do everything and be everywhere all at once, and “Everything Everywhere All at Once” proves just that. Hollywood’s...

Interview with Drew Waters about his experience acting in new Western movie ‘The Desperate Riders

Interview with Drew Waters about his experience acting in new Western movie ‘The Desperate Riders’

February 25, 2022

The Daily Texan interviewed Drew Waters, who plays the main protagonist, Kansas Red, in the upcoming Western flick “The Desperate Riders.” The film is coming to select theaters, digital and on demand...

The Foo Fighters take on supernatural in rockin’ horror comedy ‘Studio 666’

The Foo Fighters take on supernatural in rockin’ horror comedy ‘Studio 666’

February 24, 2022
"Studio 666” makes it clear that it takes inspiration from “The Evil Dead” movies, even including a reference to a blood-filled light bulb.
‘Uncharted’ ventures into the box office, but will it find its treasure?

‘Uncharted’ ventures into the box office, but will it find its treasure?

February 18, 2022

This article contains spoilers for “Uncharted.” Movies based on video games tend to do fans a disservice by ignoring their source material. “Uncharted” is no exception. The “Uncharted” video...

‘Peacemaker’ thrills with explosive visuals, raunchy comedy from James Gunn

‘Peacemaker’ thrills with explosive visuals, raunchy comedy from James Gunn

February 9, 2022
The excellent mind of James Gunn returns once again with television show "Peacemaker."
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