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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...

You talkin’ to me? Acclaimed writer speaks at DePaul

You talkin’ to me? Acclaimed writer speaks at DePaul

Matt Koske

May 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Founded in 2008, the Visiting Artist Series aims to promote innovative industry professionals by inviting them to DePaul’s campus for students to attend for free. The School of Cinematic Arts hosts a wide spectrum of guests to visit DePaul to discuss with them on stage their educational s...

Five movies to see this summer

Pat Mullane

May 15, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

From sequels to spinoffs, here are some of the best movies to check out this summer: Read More »

Josh Brener talks starring in HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

Jesus Montero

May 15, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Since its debut back in 2014, HBO’s “Silicon Valley” has aired for four seasons using the growing tech industry to share the story of a group of Silicon Valley engineers who are trying to build their own company in a hilariously, clever way. Read More »...

Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” drawn from video game inspiration

Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” drawn from video game inspiration

Matt Koske

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The unexpectedly comical shoot-‘em-up ensemble from British director and writer Ben Wheatley (“Kill List” and “High Rise”) is “Free Fire,” an intricately staged action shootout taking place in a vacant Boston warehouse after a guns deal goes awry in the 1970’s. Read More »...

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