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The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

Matt Koske

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After an exhausting franchise-heavy summer, the spectacle of writer-director Sean Baker pinpoints the impoverished and overlooked outskirts of the happiest place on Earth. Read More »...

HBO’s “Vice Principals” star Danny McBride hangs out

HBO’s “Vice Principals” star Danny McBride hangs out

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Currently streaming on HBO is the witty and eccentric two-part miniseries “Vice Principals.” Season one, in full, is available on HBO now, though the second season is being released on a weekly basis and is on episode three for your viewing pleasure. Read More »...

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

Shelby Wheeler

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

On Saturday, DePaul’s screenwriting students and other CDM majors came out to attend the Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference held in DePaul’s Loop campus. Read More »...

What’s Fresh in Documentaries

What’s Fresh in Documentaries

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Barbecue Unknown to many, this little gem streaming on Netflix spans from Texas to the Syrian boarder in this documentary about the tradition behind a simple barbecue. Told in 13 different languages, director Matthew Salleh celebrates community, friendship and culture in this pretty journey about th...

Film Festivities: A look into the Chicago International Film Festival

Film Festivities: A look into the Chicago International Film Festival

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

As award season is fully underway, film festivals are taking place every other weekend and the word of mouth is spreading for films that greatly deserve it. Last year, the Chicago International Film Festival welcomed films like “Arrival,” “La La Land” and “Moonlight.” If you have any incl...

What’s fresh in animated TV

What’s fresh in animated TV

Matt Koske

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Rick and Morty The goofiness continues for the grandfather-grandson pair in “Rick and Morty” that’s now in its third season, airing on Sundays on Adult Swim. The drunk super scientist Rick drags his dumb-witted grandson Morty to inter-dimensional galaxies as they must fight colorful villains an...

MoviePass cards delivered after significant price drop

MoviePass cards delivered after significant price drop

Matt Koske

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

MoviePass is simple. You pay a monthly subscription that grants you the option to see up to one move per day, for every day of the month. Fortunately, for us moviegoers, it just got a whole lot simpler.  Welcome to the MoviePass, the monthly payment of only $9.95. Read More »...

Fall Streaming: What’s to come this season on TV

Lily Stark

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This summer’s TV lineup was packed with some of the sauciest shows the world of reality television has to offer: between the scandal-ridden “Bachelor in Paradise,” the new kid on the block “Boy Band,” the unofficial rivalry between “So You Think You Can Dance” and “World of Dance,” ...

What’s fresh in TV

What’s fresh in TV

Matt Koske

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Ozark Money laundering comes easy for Jason Bateman in “Ozark” but, of course, there’s implications with how he goes about it. The Netflix original series comes in a post “Breaking Bad” world that often has similar taste and tone of the highly successful drug king Walter White. Backed up agains...

Film Festivals: An in-depth look at what happens in front of the big screen

Film Festivals: An in-depth look at what happens in front of the big screen

Matt Koske

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The film festival circuit is crucial for independent filmmakers, buyers, sellers, distributors, studios, press, whoever, you name it. No matter your interest or your involvement in the movie medium, there’s a niche for you. Read More »...

What’s fresh in film

What’s fresh in film

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

IT Beloved Stephen King and Pennywise return to the big screen for another go around of “It” after the 1990 miniseries. Both projects are adapted from King’s highly successful novel of the same name from 1986. The anticipated film has acquired countless memes under its marketing campaign as horro...

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Matt Koske

August 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Our Arts & Life Editor, Matt Koske, got to sit in on an exclusive screening of "Detroit" last week. Shortly after, he sat down for a round-table interview with two of the film's stars, Algee Smith and Jason Mitchell. "Detroit" will be released in theaters across the country this Friday. In...

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