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Documentary about brothers living in seclusion is fascinating, intriguing

Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

“The Wolfpack” is a 2015 documentary about six brothers living in confinement in Lower East Side Manhattan and how their exposure to Hollywood film taught them about the world outside their four-bedroom apartment window.Li...

Dinosaurs and ants and bears: Oh my! Summer guarantees big-budget magic

Print Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2015

Summer is coming, and with the skyrocketing temperatures and perpetual boredom comes spending hours in a freezing movie theater to escape the heat. There are tons of movies coming out in the next few months that are worthy of ...


Staff writer

March 27, 2015

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

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

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

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...

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