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9GoingClear

Staff writer

March 27, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Movies

Alex Gibney’s documentary, “Going Clear,” is both fascinating and shocking as it delivers a peek into the Church of Scientology, which outsiders rarely have access.Based on the book “Going Clear” by Pulitzer Prize-winnin...

SXSW: ‘Ex Machina’ tackles big questions, will be a hit when released

Print Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2015

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While there is one big science fiction movie that everyone is waiting for coming out later this year, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” audiences at SXSW watched one that is coming out next month — “Ex Machina.” The mov...

Documentary from professor to debut at SXSW

Online Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2015

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Scott Christopherson is exhausted.He currently holds what feel like three full-time jobs. He is a professor at St. Edward’s, teaching Documentary Production, Video Production and Editing and Introduction to Communication. Most of ...

‘Boyhood’ wins best way to waste 12 years of filmmaking

Life & Arts Editor

February 23, 2015

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At the 87th Annual Academy Awards, host Neil Patrick Harris opened big with impressive green screen effects and a musical dedication to take us back to the movies we all know and love.The musical number was a departure from t...

Staff predictions: who is going home with a petite golden man

Copy Editor

February 6, 2015

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'Birdman' flies high, competes with 'Boyhood'“Birdman" was the movie no one wanted to see.In a world saturated with the superhero motif and not necessarily in need of an epic Michael Keaton comeback, it wasn’t love at first sight...

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