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Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Black Panther” is the most universally accessible Marvel film to be released while also being the most socially conscious. This film follows T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the new king of the African country of Wakanda, and as such, the new Black Panther, a hero that is wildly powerful. As he...

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

For the 13th consecutive year, all of the Oscar Nominated Short Films are showing at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, opening on February 9. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! The Academy Awards ceremony takes place Sunday, March 4. Below is The DePaulia's reviews of all of the live action and...

Harding finally tells her side in “I, Tonya”

Harding finally tells her side in “I, Tonya”

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“I, Tonya” has been one of the breakout hits of this year’s award season. Already gathering awards from the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced this week that “I, Tonya” has also been nominated for three Academy Awards. Depicting the life and tragedies of figure sk...

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


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

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...

Review: “Sicario” fires on all cylinders

Review: “Sicario” fires on all cylinders

Daniel Schimer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"Sicario," which translates to hit man in Latin American slang, comes from director Denis Villeneuve, who made quite a name for himself with his 2013 hit "Prisoners." Read More »...

Interview: “The Green Inferno” director Eli Roth and actress Lorenza Izzo

Interview: “The Green Inferno” director Eli Roth and actress Lorenza Izzo

Jesus Montero

September 25, 2015


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The DePaulia had a chance to sit down with "The Green Inferno" director Eli Roth and star Lorenza Izzo (Justine) to talk about their recent film. Read More »...

Review: ‘The Green Inferno’

Review: ‘The Green Inferno’

Jesus Montero

September 25, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Eli Roth's signature torture and gore has reached new heights in "The Green Inferno." A cult classic in the making, Roth's latest film takes horror and cannibalism to the extreme. In the deep jungles of the Amazon, “The Green Inferno,” released Sept. 25, leads you through a bloody adventure.   Read More »...

Review: “Grandma”

Review: “Grandma”

Erin Yarnall

September 4, 2015


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During the troubled teenage years, grandparents are there for kids when their parents ultimately just don’t understand, and are a stable beacon of reliance. But that’s the opposite for Ellie (played by Lily Tomlin), in the comedy-drama “Grandma,” as her granddaughter, Sage (Julia Garner), comes to her to ask for money for an abortion, only to find Ellie in a stat...

Review: “We Are Your Friends”

Review: “We Are Your Friends”

Pat Mullane

September 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

There may be a demographic that “We Are Your Friends” appeals to, and there may actually be a crowd that accepts its lousy title to hold true, and I would even hope that there’s someone out there that can relate to Cole Carter’s (Zac Efron) aspiring journey to become the next big DJ.   Read More »...

Review: “Best of Enemies”

Review: “Best of Enemies”

Pat Mullane

August 22, 2015


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With its abundant archival footage, what “Best of Enemies” does exceptionally well is engross its audience in debates decades old. Read More »...

Review: ‘The Gift’

Review: ‘The Gift’

Jesus Montero

August 10, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Joel Edgerton, best known for his role in “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Warrior” is set to make his directorial debut with “The Gift.” Read More »...

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