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Alumni film challenges, Islamophobia in US
October 17, 2017
Screenwriter Yasir Masood and director Quoc Huynh — both UT alumni — answered with “The Last Hunt,” which will premiere at Austin Film Festival in late October as part of an Everything’s Shorter in Texas program.
‘The Florida Project’ takes you to the gates of Disney World but doesn’t let you in
October 13, 2017
With a 35mm film camera and star Willem Dafoe, "The Florida Project" retains the same loyalty to the human experience as 2015's "Tangerine."
Ought frontman Tim Darcy discusses band’s latest album
October 13, 2017
Ought, the Montreal post-punk quartet who has garnered critical attention from their first two albums, visited Austin this week as part of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. The Daily Texan spoke with guitarist/vocalist Tim Darcy to discuss their new album, expected in early 2018.
Ducktails’ Jersey Devil falls victim to 80’s revival
October 10, 2017
Jersey Devil is definitely worth a listen but Mondanile’s attempts at creating something fresh results in 1980s nostalgia.
Get to ACL early if you want to like bands before they’re cool
October 4, 2017
Although the headliners will have you bumpin’ ’n’ grindin’ in the mosh pit, the best of the early acts will wake you up faster than a full pot of coffee.
After life of LGTBQ activism, UT alum Randy Wicker returns to Austin
September 27, 2017
As the first openly gay man to talk about homosexuality on the radio and the organizer of the first gay-rights demonstration protesting the treatment of LGBTQ in the military, Randy Wicker found himself at the crux of the 1960’s gay-rights movement.
Local theaters fuel film versus digital debate
September 13, 2017
Today, most multiplexes only operate in digital, and new generations are growing up without the presence of film.
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