People want to see realistic characters they can relate to in the media, but many companies take advantage of this longing to turn a profit while doing the bare minimum.
The Shorthorn life and entertainment desk, along with special guest opinion editor David Silva Ramirez share their picks for the Oscars.
Anyone can wear the mask.
It can be hard parting with binge-worthy shows at the end of each season. With new and returning shows starting up again, students shared what they were looking forward to.
The 67th Annual Emmy Awards: A night where all of our favorite TV stars get dressed up and receive awards for being the wonderful, entertaining people they are. My favorite part? How we as an audience all pretty much admit to binge-watching every show.
The frames we see in Paper Towns are the stuff of fantasies, the kind that we think about and dream of late at night in our bed while staring at the ceiling.
Here's the perfect example of expectation affecting outcome. Let's be honest: who was expecting anything out of Ant-Man? I know I wasn't. I went in expecting a complacent, by-the-books, predictable superhero thriller. I left after getting that exact thing.
The Academy Awards used to recognize quality cinematic storytelling when it was created in the late 1920s. Now it’s just a game of politics, screenwriting lecturer Kyle Smith said.
“Every African-American I know has two faces. There's the face that we have for ourselves and the face we put on for white America for the places we have to get to.”
Hugh Jackman is Wolverine. Wolverine is Hugh Jackman. It is hard to separate the character from the actor because they are perfectly matched. This is Hugh Jackman’s sixth outing as the clawed mutant, and it is his finest.
In 2011, director Nicholas Winding Refn brought us the movie Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, that was met with rave reviews from fans and critics alike, so much so that it won him the Best Director award at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. The announcement of Refn’s next film with Gosling, Only …
You need an acquired taste to enjoy Quentin Tarantino’s movies. Whether he’s rewriting history in Inglorious Basterds or playing with narrative structure in Pulp Fiction, you can trust that Tarantino’s films will be clever, witty, strange and unquestionably disturbing and violent.
Ben Hoffman, star of Comedy Central’s new show “The Ben Show” spoke with The Shorthorn in a phone interview about his career and the launch of the new show, premiering Thursday 9 p.m.
On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza took the lives of 20 children and six adults before taking his life. Almost two months after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the story still remains a top contender in the media.
The battle for Westeros has begun. Season seven of HBO's "Game of Thrones" kicked off Sunday. Students shared their initial reactions and hopes for season seven, including their favorite characters and who they think will sit on the Iron Throne.
Marketing senior Franny Garcia will be watching the Super Bowl but said she doesn’t understand the rules or know the teams. Meanwhile, public relations freshman JQ Gammon said she is a football fanatic.
Nursing senior Natasha Gatti takes online classes at UTA from halfway across the nation. She wouldn’t be as successful as an online-only student without being able to properly budget her time.