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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


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

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 »...

“American Honey” offers original coming of age story

“American Honey” offers original coming of age story

Matt Koske

October 16, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

For Star, played by actress Sasha Lane, casted merely weeks before the initial scheduled date on spring break in Panama City - her attractive, bold decision-making sprouts the dawn of a new dream. Read More »...

Fictional presidents influence viewers depiction of Oval Office

Fictional presidents influence viewers depiction of Oval Office

Madeleine Williamson

October 10, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This fall, will beAmericans’ television sets, will remain constantly bombarded with the day-to-day news cycles and 24-hour news stories about the U.S. presidential election. But real-life candidates aren’t the only politicians on the screen right now. Some of television’s most popular shows today r...

“Pitch” delivers realistic female baseball drama

“Pitch” delivers realistic female baseball drama

Ben Gartland

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

There’s something extremely satisfying about a piece of fictional sports media getting sports right. From my perspective, as a person who spends so much time studying and writing about non-fictional sports, it’s impressive when fictional sports media shows authenticity and gets the feeling of...

A preview of the Chicago International Film Festival

A preview of the Chicago International Film Festival

Pat Mullane

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

As the summer heat transitions to a cool fall breeze,  big name action-packed showings at your local theater begin to be replaced with more dramas, independent films and art-house flicks. Read More »...

Then and now: a look at three famous film scenes shot in Chicago

Then and now: a look at three famous film scenes shot in Chicago

Kayla Alvarado

October 2, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Public Enemies Located just a few minutes from DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, this classically detailed theatre was designed in 1914 by Samuel N. Crowen. It soon became one of Chicago’s earliest movie houses with a storefront-width lobby, free-standing ticket booth and a single floor to seat gu...

Comedy news shows fail as subsitute for hard news

Comedy news shows fail as subsitute for hard news

Marykate O’Meara

October 2, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

As painful as this election has been to watch, I’m sure we can all agree some comedic relief is always appreciated. Read More »...

All the new stuff on Netflix this fall

All the new stuff on Netflix this fall

Emily Rutherford

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The beginning of the school year brings stress, homework, and fortunately new Netflix releases. Read More »...

Union Station’s new exhibit showcases Chicago film and travel

Union Station’s new exhibit showcases Chicago film and travel

Pat Mullane

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The usual walk through Chicago’s Union Station is one surrounded by glimpses of a fast paced traffic of suited men, or an exhausting party of families waiting for their train, or perhaps just a silent empty station. And now, also the sight of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars. Displaying in Unio...

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