The best coming-of-age films have a distinctly personal stamp, and “The Spectacular Now” shines for the authenticity director James Ponsoldt employs. Ponsoldt visited Austin to host a Q-and-A at a screening of “The Spectacular Now,” and The Daily Texan sat down with him to discuss the film.
The long-delayed “You’re Next” is a perfect capper to a summer filled with chilling horror flicks. The Alamo Drafthouse brought Crampton and Bowen to Austin as part of a promotion for “You’re Next,” and The Daily Texan sat down with them for an interview.
Of all the films one would expect to launch a franchise, “V/H/S” is both one of the most unlikely and the most surprisingly sequel-friendly. “V/H/S/2” ups the ante in every way, with a much-improved roster of reputable horror directors delivering a veritable Baskin Robbins of terror.
Were the show a cake, clever crude humor would be the soft cake inside, nude content the frosting, and variations of the f-word being thrown around the fondant decor — this delicious cake belongs on your dessert plate.
Hip-hop superstar Kanye West walks on stage during a sold-out benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for victims of Hurricane Sandy — not wearing a suit or any typical runaway attire that we all know he can afford.