The horror genre has frightened moviegoers since the early twentieth century. With recent hits such as “It” and “Us,” the genre shows no signs of receding success. However, stigmas toward horror have become increasingly prominent as of late.
Two Nepalese women, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita (left), leading female mountain guide, and punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai (right), are pictured in a still from “Mothered by Mountains,” which will be shown on Thursday.
In the 20 years since Joy Lin was a freshman at UT, she earned three degrees. Her teaching career, which began at a juvenile detention facility, helped Lin connect with students by critiquing their favorite superhero movies. The success of this lesson plan has earned Lin an animated series with TED-Ed, gigs at comic cons and even a series of children’s books.
“Boyz in the Wood” is the first feature film directed by Ninian Doff, who is most well known for directing music videos. It follows a group of four boys who embark on a journey, encountering hip-hop loving farmers, incompetent police and a royal couple sporting skin masks who will stop at nothing to execute the young travelers.