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Six TV shows to see this fall

Six TV shows to see this fall

Emily Eller

September 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

1. "The Voice” Sept. 19 While “The Voice” has been around for 10 seasons now, the show now has two completely new judges: Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus will join “OG” judges Blake Shelton and Adam Levine for the show’s 11th season. This will be the first season to feature two female judges...

Remembering Gene Wilder

Remembering Gene Wilder

Pat Mullane

August 29, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Gene Wilder, the joyful, quirky comedic actor known for his roles in Mel Brooks classics like “The Producers” and “Young Frankenstein,” along with his delightfully magical performance as Willy Wonka in the 1970’s family classic, died. The actor and writer had been privately battling A...

‘Hell or High Water’ ends summer movie drought

‘Hell or High Water’ ends summer movie drought

Joseph Traverso

August 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This has been an unusually dry summer movie season. Typically most summers have a couple of critical and commercial hits – “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Jurassic World” were a couple of the standouts from last summer – but this summer has been a drag. A few solid, but unremarkable blockbusters, ...

The top 10 movies this year (so far)

The top 10 movies this year (so far)

Pat Mullane and Jesus Montero

August 19, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, News

As we mark "the more than half way" mark of 2016 the DePaulia looks back at our favorite films of the year so far.  Ranging from kids films, to gothic horror, to political documentaries, the first half 2016 has delivered some of the most diverse quality films for every respected genre. So look back...

DePaul film students work on sci-fi drama

DePaul film students work on sci-fi drama

Michael Schmidt

August 15, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In September, a crew of over 60 plans will finish production for “CXL,” a short film directed and produced by DePaul students that focus on growing technology, immortality and generational gaps. The plot follows 140-year-old Martha as she considers ending her life after the death of her hus...

Top movies inspired by the Olympics

Top movies inspired by the Olympics

Pat Mullane

August 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

  The 2016 Olympic Games has kicked off in Rio de Janeiro and as each nation walked proudly across the stadium during the opening ceremonies, we are reminded that each athlete of every sport are not only present to represent their country but to fulfill a lifelong goal of gold.  The Olympics undo...

Adam Devine and director Jake Szymanski discuss ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Adam Devine and director Jake Szymanski discuss ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Jesus Montero

July 15, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In one of the stranger films based on a true story, “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” revolves around two hard partying brothers, Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron), who hope to turn over a new leaf in order to attend their sister’s wedding. In order for them to attend, however, the fa...

Films to watch this Fourth of July

Films to watch this Fourth of July

Pat Mullane

July 1, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This weekend, families across the nation will undoubtedly indulge themselves in patriotic parades, dazzling fireworks and good ole fashioned barbeque as they celebrate the Fourth of July— a date that not only serves as a summer holiday, of course, but also America's Independence Day.  As those fi...

Game of Thrones: Dog Days of Winterfell

Game of Thrones: Dog Days of Winterfell

Ben Gartland

June 20, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, News

It was a night of jubilation in Sunday night's Game of Thrones episode 'Battle of Bastards.' While there is always the moral grey area of watching a character brutally die, the case of Ramsay Bolton warrants cheering. As the subtle episode title would suggest, the majority of the episode revolves a...

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Heading home

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Heading home

Ben Gartland

June 13, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

With three episodes remaining in Game of Thrones' sixth season, "No one," was the first one of the remaining episodes that will have more than an hour of screen time, building up to the 69 minute series finale in two weeks, and this week set the wheels in motion. We started off with Arya, wounded...

Emilia Clarke and writer Jojo Moyes discuss ‘Me Before You’

Emilia Clarke and writer Jojo Moyes discuss ‘Me Before You’

Matt Koske

June 7, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The ways that ideas pop into our heads are bizarre. These realizations can come from just meandering down the street, dreaming in the middle of the night, or perhaps just casually reading the news. Given these random occurrences, the deprivation of such an idea for one writer kept escalating and esca...

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Where my dogs at?

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Where my dogs at?

Erin Yarnall

June 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

I’m pretty sure all “Game of Thrones” fans were on the same page when they assumed HBO accidentally started playing a random movie instead of last night’s episode, “The Broken Man.” The scene was of an idyllic village, where people worked together happily — sounds like nothing out of the...

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