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Review: High school-centric film ‘The Duff’

Review: High school-centric film ‘The Duff’

Erin Yarnall and Carolyn Duff

February 22, 2015


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Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Something complicates them being together. They get over it eventually and end the movie together. This is the premise for almost every high school movie. As much as it tries to be, The DUFF is not different. Read More »...

Oscar-nominated short films: Live-action

Oscar-nominated short films: Live-action

Pat Mullane

February 15, 2015


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Here's a look into live action short films nominated for Oscars this year Read More »...

Oscar-nominated short films: Animated

Oscar-nominated short films: Animated

Mike Horky

February 15, 2015


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Here's a look at animated short films nominated for Oscars this year Read More »

DePaul Project Bluelight film ‘The Art of Police’ recognized at indie festival

Eleanor Lyon

February 15, 2015


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DePaul’s digital cinema students know all about the self-doubt one feels as an artist, which happens to be the topic of “The Art Police,” a film recently produced by students in DePaul’s Project Bluelight and filmed at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios. Read More »...

Actress Judy Reyes discusses Latina representation on TV at DePaul

Actress Judy Reyes discusses Latina representation on TV at DePaul

Nicole Cash

February 2, 2015


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Actress Judy Reyes, best known for her role as Carla on “Scrubs,” spoke to DePaul students and faculty about Latina representation in TV, taking leadership and working towards goals Thursday afternoon at the student center. Read More »...

Biopics win big during awards season

Biopics win big during awards season

Alondra Valle

February 1, 2015


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Award season is in full swing, and the movies getting the most recognition are part of a genre that rarely breaks records at the box office. Biopics, or biographical movies, have recently been premiering weekly, which is something most moviegoers aren’t used to. The top grossing movies consist of superheroes or are part of an action-packed series,...

More young people cut cable with TV streaming services

Andrew Nunez

February 1, 2015


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With Netflix, Hulu and the introduction of Sling TV, more young people cut cable Read More »...

‘You mean we’re in the future?’: The reality of ‘Back to the Future Part II’

‘You mean we’re in the future?’: The reality of ‘Back to the Future Part II’

Eric Domingo

January 25, 2015


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Released in 1989 and set in the year 2015, director Robert Zemeckis’ “Back to the Future Part II” made some technological and lifestyle predictions on what the current year would hold. According to the movie, we’re supposed to be riding on hoverboards and wearing self-lacing shoes. Although it seemed fa...

Reflections on race, family in ‘Black or White’

Reflections on race, family in ‘Black or White’

Isabel Corona

January 25, 2015


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Filled with excited guests, the theater’s audience cheered and applauded the premiere of Mike Binder’s family drama, “Black or White” at the Icon Theater in Chicago on Jan. 8. Binder was joined by stars Kevin Costner and Anthony Mackie. Read More »...

Call it a comeback: ‘Better Call Saul’ and other spinoffs hitting the air in 2015

Call it a comeback: ‘Better Call Saul’ and other spinoffs hitting the air in 2015

Julian Hayda

January 25, 2015


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Love ’em or hate ’em, spinoffs are a staple in the entertainment game, and 2015 is gearing up to be their year in the spotlight. AMC, Netflix and CBS have planned at least four spinoff series for the coming year. Read More »...

Spring into movies: Five spring films to look forward to

Spring into movies: Five spring films to look forward to

Pat Mullane

January 25, 2015


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As we continue to bury ourselves at home with hot chocolate and Netflix, the thought of spring is a warm reminder that this frigid forecast doesn’t last forever. With the holidays at an end, awards season slowly follows as people lose interest in seeing films, leaving the month of February with plenty of rotten films to miss. Yet, a...

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