Topic: Movies

“Star Wars” is Changing the Gender Essentialist Narratives

Dec. 16, 2015
Star Wars Action Figures

If the makers of "Star Wars" were really concerned about making the mother and daughter demographic feel welcome, or changing the "boys thing" perception, they need to start at the local toy retailer.

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2015 Summer Blockbusters: Meet the Science Truth Detector

June 18, 2015
film still from Terminator Genisys

With summer movie season in full swing, cinema-goers nationwide are leaving theaters with a big question in mind: "Could that really happen?" Our crack team of scientists rates the far-fetched notions in these films. Check out the Science Truth Detector.

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Longhorn Student Film Wins Top Prize at Cannes

May 22, 2014
Longhorn Student Film Wins Top Prize at Cannes

RTF student Annie Silverstein's short film "Skunk" won first prize in the Cinéfoundation Selection at the Cannes Film Festival. Watch a trailer and hear from the filmmaker.

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Harry Ransom Center Hosts "Making Movies Film Series"

May 25, 2010

Event: The Harry Ransom Center presents the "Making Movies Film Series" throughout the summer.

When: 7 p.m., various dates in June and July

Where: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe streets

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Harry Ransom Center's "Script to Screen" Shares Online Content Relating to "Making Movies" Exhibition

Jan. 25, 2010

Event: In anticipation of the opening of its exhibition "Making Movies," the Harry Ransom Center introduces "Script to Screen," featuring online content that highlights the collaborative processes that take place behind the sce

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