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What’s fresh on Amazon Prime

What’s fresh on Amazon Prime

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Big Sick This romantic comedy is based on the true love story of the film’s writers, comedian Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and his now wife Emily V. Gordon. In “The Big Sick,” the interracial couple must deal with their cultural differences after Emily unexpectedly falls ill. Na...

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

Anna Stim, Contributing Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Marvel’s “Black Panther” obliterated expectations at the box office in its opening weekend, changing the game for African-Americans – and Hollywood – forever. Marvel’s newest addition to its plethora of blockbuster films, “Black Panther,” made history on its opening weekend and is b...

“Queer Eye” redefines what it means to be a man

“Queer Eye” redefines what it means to be a man

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Masculinity is being challenged in all of the best ways with the Netflix’s reboot of “Queer Eye,” a reality TV show dedicated to giving men a complete mind, body and spirit makeover over the course of one week. The show is a revamp of Bravo’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” but this t...

Review: A Stinker in Time

Review: A Stinker in Time

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

After hitting a homerun with the critically acclaimed “Selma” back in 2014, Ava DuVernay landed the coveted spot as director on a big budget Disney project. That project was “A Wrinkle in Time,” based on the popular children’s fantasy novel by Madeleine L’Engle, that tells the tale of young...

What’s fresh in reality tv

What’s fresh in reality tv

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Survivor "Survivor" has been a staple of the reality TV landscape for almost two decades. Season after season, the show reinvents itself with new gameplay advantages and setbacks as well as dynamic casts featuring veteran and rookie players. The newest season, "Ghost Island," premiered on CBS on Feb. 28. This season...

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“It wasn’t The Saviors. It just happened. I got bit.” There’s been plenty of heartbreaking deaths throughout the eight-season run of “The Walking Dead,” but the loss in the midseason premiere might’ve just been the most gut-wrenching—especially for Rick (Andrew Lincoln). The revelati...

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Awards season: a time of year synonymous with statement fashion, celebrity tears and intense media coverage capturing every minute detail. However, in recent years, award shows seem to have adopted a new staple: political commentary. In the wake of the Trump presidency, stars have taken to the stage ...

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Red Sparrow,” how I do dislike thee. Let me count the ways. You take ambitious leaps and for that I cannot fault you, but my gosh do you fall short of whatever you aimed for. The movie (based on a book of the same name by former CIA agent Jason Matthews), directed by Frances Lawrence (“Hunger Ga...

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

The United States is one of the three markets, the others being China and Canada, that actually gets the opportunity to see “Annihilation” in theaters. Paramount chickened out on the film and sold it to Netflix to save some face, so the rest of the world will get the film 17 days after its theatric...

Rager on the Red Carpet

Rager on the Red Carpet

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Food & Drink

The Academy Awards are afoot and as such, The DePaulia has compiled some tools to kick off your viewing party and invigorate your Oscars experience.  Whether you're looking for some snack ideas or ways to get a little tipsy, we've got you covered. You won't have to spend hours scrolling through Pinteres...

The Oscars disconnect

The Oscars disconnect

By Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Ah, the Academy Awards.  The awards show where movie buffs and casual fans alike come together to find out definitively what the pinnacle of the industry was over the past year. At least according to the 7,000 or so members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who vote. There can certainly...

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Some days you might wake up and wish you were someone else. Perhaps you wish you were more successful, more intelligent or just plain different. Maybe you even wish you woke up as who you truly see yourself as rather than what others see. What would happen if that wish actually came true? That exact quandary ...

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