“Captain America: Civil War” is what “Batman v Superman” should have been. Thoughtful. Deep. Witty. Fun. It’s a bold political thriller that asks questions about superhero accountability, and it packs a startlingly personal punch.
UT’s radio-television-film professors shape the storytellers of tomorrow, but they have also been shaped by the storytellers of yesteryear. Here are a few members of the RTF department and the films they love.
Digging into the Earth with its hind legs, the horse springs forward over the steeplechase fence. The jump looks efficient and clean. That is, until the horse lands back on the ground, nearly collapsing on impact.
Once upon a time, “Snow White and the Huntsman” enraptured viewers with its beauty and bravado. Its follow-up, both a prequel and sequel to the 2012 hit, does just the same, with far less focus on constructing an enchanting narrative.
Jeremy Saulnier’s latest directorial effort, “Green Room,” explores the relationship between white supremacy and violence in the present day, utilizing its implications to sustain a tense narrative that delivers some of the year’s best thrills.
It’s impossible to bask in the glory of every well-crafted movie, but to help you get started this April 1st, The Daily Texan has assembled a list of cinematic masterpieces that everyone needs to watch.
For much of the 20th century, traces of country singer Hank Williams appeared in the melodies of his musical successors. Despite this legacy, in “I Saw the Light,” writer and director Marc Abraham fails to recognize the impact of his career shoving it into the background of his ultimately underdeveloped film.