Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

The future of film franchises

The future of film franchises

Sanne Peek, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

According to Daniel Craig, the next James Bond should not be played by a woman. Headlines reviewing the interview with Radio Times are creating an image that the actor is bigoted; meanwhile, the actual...

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2021

Marvel Studios continues its long-running theme of touching on timely concepts and controversial topics after its release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” an Asian-led cinematic masterpiece....

Paisano Peeps: Endgame

Paisano Peeps: Endgame

Jose Chapa and Leonardo Garcia April 23, 2019

  Host: Jose Chapa Editor: Leonardo Garcia Donald Escamilla

Paisano Peeps: the Oscars

Paisano Peeps: the Oscars

Garry Leday and Jose Chapa February 19, 2019

  Host: Jose Chapa Donald Escamilla Folasade Sabitu Alejandro Lopez Rolando Ramos Salman Abid Steven Moul Editor: Garry LeDay

Pax South 2018

paisano.online1 January 16, 2018

check out some of the recap from Pax South 2018. Photos courtesy of Brandon Armstead and Oscar Torres.

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Videos-on-Demand vs. Movie Theaters

Jeremiah Hobbs April 12, 2017

In the 1990s, a group of filmmakers calling themselves Dogme 95 challenged film by shooting on video instead. Videotapes were cheaper than film and they could shoot more takes without wasting much money. In...

Oscars Commentary – Off the Reel

Kat Joseph April 10, 2017

Host- Richard and Bilal Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph Videographers- Kat Joseph Video editors- Kat Joseph

Power Rangers: a franchise revived

Jesus Nieves April 4, 2017

For any child that grew up in the 90’s, the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers was an action packed kid’s show. This show was about five teenagers (with attitude) in a small California town chosen by Zordon...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Jesus Nieves December 1, 2016

When I first heard the news that J.K Rowling was continuing the Harry Potter films I was very excited. The news left many to speculate whether these movies would be as good as the original stories and...

Remaking movies signals a deficit of originality

Remaking movies signals a deficit of originality

Kevin Prichard April 13, 2016

The old idiom “don’t fix what isn’t broken” readily comes to mind when considering the veritable deluge of recent movie remakes. My initial thoughts on the topic have been dismissive: “they’re...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Aidan Watson-Morris and Elizabeth Davis March 12, 2016

March marks the start of Women’s History Month, a celebration of the figures who helped challenge—and those who continue to challenge—sexist institutions throughout history. Each of the following...

Netflix gems: Treasures worth digging for

February 11, 2015

Jakob Lopez/ The Paisano Helix, 2014 If you’re no longer freaked out by the 2014 Ebola outbreak, try watching Helix, a sci-fi thriller series released in early 2014. Centering...

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