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Gary Oldman surrenders himself to Winston Churchill

Gary Oldman surrenders himself to Winston Churchill

Matt Koske

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Winston Churchill is a man who has not only been played by many, but written on by many too. The British Prime Minister was quite the busy man in his heyday, but it is the keen attention to detail during the month of May in 1940 that director Joe Wright (“Atonement” and “Pride and Prejudice”)...

What’s new on Netflix

What’s new on Netflix

Matt Koske

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="While We're Young" load="show"] Shortly after director and writer Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories" was released on Netflix, one of his past gems from 2014, "While We're Young," was added to the streaming service. Ben Stiller plays Josh, a documentarian that is n...

The Walking Dead episode 2: “The Damned” recap

The Walking Dead episode 2: “The Damned” recap

Cailey Gleeson

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The action finally picked up in this week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” as everyone’s favorite survivalists continued their war against Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors. What may be more surprising than the long-awaited action finally gracing the screen was the return of a characte...

Miles Teller plays Adam Schumann in soldier’s homecoming drama

Miles Teller plays Adam Schumann in soldier’s homecoming drama

Matt Koske

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Following the adaption of Chris Kyle’s autobiography “American Sniper,” Jason Hall (“Paranoia”) makes his directorial debut with yet another adaption of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Finkel’s second non-fiction book, “Thank You for Your Service.” Read More »...

What’s fresh in stand-up

What’s fresh in stand-up

Matt Koske

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="Patton Oswalt: Annihilation" load="show"] Just last week, Patton Oswalt’s special “Annihilation” was released on Netflix. It was last year that his wife, the 46-year-old crime writer Michelle McNamara, died suddenly. Oswalt begins the first half of his hou...

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

CDM professor Alireza Khatami wins Venice screenwriting award

Matt Koske

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In the Computing and Digital Media program, students and professors seek creative ways to make a name for themselves. There’s no one correct way to break into the industry, but simply producing content sure helps that process. Read More »...

Film review: Blade Runner 2049

Film review: Blade Runner 2049

Jonathan Ballew

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Thirty five years ago, the original “Blade Runner” hypnotized viewers with never-before seen visuals and thrilling sound design.  Read More »...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What’s fresh on Netflix

Matt Koske

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="The Meyerowitz Stories " load="show"] Adam Sandler is back in something that is actually worthwhile, in regards to his dramatic role in Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories.” The Netflix original film was released on Netflix on Oct. 13 and is available now...

The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

The Florida Project: Director Sean Baker tells a story of wonderment

Matt Koske

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After an exhausting franchise-heavy summer, the spectacle of writer-director Sean Baker pinpoints the impoverished and overlooked outskirts of the happiest place on Earth. Read More »...

HBO’s “Vice Principals” star Danny McBride hangs out

HBO’s “Vice Principals” star Danny McBride hangs out

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Currently streaming on HBO is the witty and eccentric two-part miniseries “Vice Principals.” Season one, in full, is available on HBO now, though the second season is being released on a weekly basis and is on episode three for your viewing pleasure. Read More »...

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

CDM welcomes screenwriting industry professionals

Shelby Wheeler

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

On Saturday, DePaul’s screenwriting students and other CDM majors came out to attend the Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference held in DePaul’s Loop campus. Read More »...

What’s Fresh in Documentaries

What’s Fresh in Documentaries

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Barbecue Unknown to many, this little gem streaming on Netflix spans from Texas to the Syrian boarder in this documentary about the tradition behind a simple barbecue. Told in 13 different languages, director Matthew Salleh celebrates community, friendship and culture in this pretty journey about th...

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