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“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...

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...

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