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Creative twists engage viewers

Moss, Duplass keep “The One I Love” real A romantic comedy disguised as a dramatic indie film in science fiction wrapping, the genre-crossing...

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Scriptwriter shares career tips, stories at AnimeFest

Scores of people dressed as their favorite anime characters flocked to the Sheraton in downtown Dallas for the annual AnimeFest. Not only was...

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‘Sin’ sequel offers nothing new

Stunning monochrome visuals fail to supersede shallow female roles, lack of novelty in ‘A Dame to Kill For’ If presented as a shameless...

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First freshman class faced unprepared administration

Unforeseen challenges marred Class of 1994 experience Every year, campus lights up around the end of August as students return for the fall...

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Student moonlights as stripper

Updated: A previous version of this article was printed in error. The Mercury regrets this error. At the start of his shift, he...

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Jack of all trades

Correction: Anwarul Abedin’s name was incorrectly spelled in the article. The Mercury regrets this error. Bangladeshi band, pingpong among prof’s passions In his...

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The Barona Bus comes to the Art Barn

The Barona Bus made a stop at the Art Barn on the evening on August 22. UTD alumna Leah Foster and the bus...

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DIY at Central Trak

2014 may be one of the most exciting years for independent art and music in Dallas right now. Six panelists met at the...

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Star performance keeps James Brown biopic afloat

James Brown, the godfather of soul, gets the biopic treatment in “Get On Up.” It won’t disappoint. The film goes against the classic...

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Miyazaki 101

Anime aficionados, professors to speak at Forth Worth film series focused on Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki Acclaimed animator Hayao Miyazaki’s films will be...


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