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DePaul alumnus releases feature film

DePaul alumnus releases feature film

Pat Mullane

January 16, 2017


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When DePaul graduate Brent Kado laid eyes on the final cut of his first micro-feature film, he realized that the months of long shoots and late nights had finally paid off. Read More »...

August Wilson play “Fences” comes to big screen

August Wilson play “Fences” comes to big screen

Matt Koske

January 9, 2017


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August Wilson had one simple guideline for when his installment of “Fences” was to be produced for the big screen: an African American must direct the film. Read More »...

Adaptation of famed August Wilson play “Fences” comes to big screen

Adaptation of famed August Wilson play “Fences” comes to big screen

Matt Koske

December 30, 2016


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August Wilson had one simple guideline for when his installment of “Fences” was to be produced for the big screen: an African American must direct the film. Who better to direct and star in “Fences” than Denzel Washington? If we have any inclination of American dramatic literature, it’s surely...

‘Office Christmas Party’ creatives discuss comedy in time of need

‘Office Christmas Party’ creatives discuss comedy in time of need

Matt Koske

December 10, 2016


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Directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck reunite as career collaborators for the raunchy, holiday bash that is their “Office Christmas Party.” Read More »...

Lonergan and Affleck hit the mark with “Manchester by the Sea”

Lonergan and Affleck hit the mark with “Manchester by the Sea”

Matt Koske

December 2, 2016


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In the emotionally overwhelming “Manchester by the Sea,” Casey Affleck’s haunting performance forces him to undertake his apprehensive teenage nephew after his father succumbs to everlasting heart failure. Read More »...

Alden Ehrenreich and Lily Collins talk chemistry

Alden Ehrenreich and Lily Collins talk chemistry

Jesus Montero

November 13, 2016


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One of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Warren Beatty, returns to the directing chair in “Rules Don’t Apply,” the unconventional love story of an aspiring actress and her goal orientated driver, which is forbidden by their employer Howard Hughes. Read More »...

Trolling Around, The DePaulia sits down with the directors of DreamWorks’ “Trolls”

Trolling Around, The DePaulia sits down with the directors of DreamWorks’ “Trolls”

Matt Koske

November 7, 2016


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With an extensive history, DreamWorks Animation Studios (“Madagascar,” “Shrek” and “How to Train Your Dragon”) fires yet again at the animated tag-team duo, journey concept. Read More »...

A look at early contenders for this year’s Academy Awards

A look at early contenders for this year’s Academy Awards

Pat Mullane

November 7, 2016


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  While it may seem pointless to begin talking about the Oscars or the Golden Globes before it’s even Thanksgiving or Christmas, the fact is the limited number of films that will be selected for this year’s awards season are either in theaters now or will be in the upcoming weeks. Read More &...

Astrophysicist Adam Frank talks consulting on “Doctor Strange”

Astrophysicist Adam Frank talks consulting on “Doctor Strange”

Pat Mullane

November 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The newest addition to Marvel Studios’ ever-expanding film universe is Doctor Strange, a former neurosurgeon turned magical sorcerer.  Adam Frank, a professor of physics and astronomy at University of Rochester and science consultant on the film, talked to the DePaulia about his experience working ...

Exploring masculinity in “Moonlight”

Exploring masculinity in “Moonlight”

Matt Koske

October 31, 2016


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Based on an unproduced, shelved play, “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” written by DePaul grad Tarell Alvin McCraney, comes the critically acclaimed film “Moonlight.” Written and directed by Barry Jenkins (his second feature following “Medicine for Melancholy” in 2008), “Moonlight” follows a thr...

Films to watch in prep for Nov. 8

Films to watch in prep for Nov. 8

Pat Mullane

October 30, 2016


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While it may be hard to think of a more entertaining political cycle than today’s election, there are still some fictional and biographical films that depict a U.S. presidency that are just as an engaging and shockingly informative in its presentations.  From the 19th Century to the late 1960’s t...

Five films to watch this Halloween

Five films to watch this Halloween

Pat Mullane

October 23, 2016


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As Halloween creeps up in the next few weeks, and students and kids prepare what to wear and where to go, it seems apparent that it is time to get into the festive mood. Read More »...

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