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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, Showcase

“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...

Valentine’s Day on TV

Valentine’s Day on TV

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day often provides some of the greatest themed episodes on TV. The hilarity that can be found in this holiday is practically limitless. Below is a list of some of the greatest Valentine’s Day episodes of the best comedies out there.   "Parks and Recreation...

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

Before the Flood Produced by and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, “Before the Flood” is an in-depth look at climate change as DiCaprio travels the world exploring its devastating effects and impacts. DiCaprio interviews powerful subjects such as Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Elon Musk. He in...

Rom-Com Recommendations

Rom-Com Recommendations

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Romantic comedies are the backbone of our entertainment industry. They are repetitive and formulaic, yet the top-grossing films in the genre have still managed to bring in $3.7 billion in ticket sales globally, according to Forbes. Unfortunately, the rom-com world is also almost always about two str...

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...

“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Call Me By Your Name” was released earlier this January after months of anticipation from audiences.  The film is based on the acclaimed 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman, about a 17-year-old boy living in Italy who falls in love with an older male graduate student who has come to stay...

“2 Dope Queens”

“2 Dope Queens”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Whether you know them from their appearances on "The Daily Show" and "Broad City," or their wildly popular podcast "2 Dope Queens" on WNYC, you know that Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are hilarious. Their four-part HBO comedy special “2 Dope Queens,” that premiered on Friday, Feb. 2, is ju...

In conversation with a great mind

In conversation with a great mind

Christian Ianniello, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Actor Michael Shannon took the stage at the Student Center on last Monday to an audience of nearly 400  people filled the auditorium to watch a screening of his film “Take Shelter” and listen to lead actor Michael Shannon have a conversation with DePaul Humanities Center director H. Peter Steeves....

Where to stream Oscar nominees

Where to stream Oscar nominees

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Academy Awards are coming up soon which means there’s only so much time to catch up on the nominated movies. If you, like me, haven’t been able to make it to the movies a lot recently or perhaps more likely, like me, you don’t really see the appeal of spending $15 on a movie ticket, your time has...

“The Shape of Water ” rebels against Oscars tradition

“The Shape of Water ” rebels against Oscars tradition

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Sometimes, while diving through the sea of drawn-out dramas and complicated character studies that generally make up the Oscar nominations, you find a pearl that shines brighter than the rest.  Particularly for someone who is not a fan of those genres, Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” ...

What’s Fresh on FOX

What’s Fresh on FOX

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

9-1-1 This show premiered on FOX a few weeks ago and in that short time has gained a decent following. This drama follows the high-pressure lives of Los Angeles First Responders including police, firefighters, paramedics, and dispatchers as they deal with stress at work and at home. While this premise is by no...

“Darkest Hour” showcases Oldman’s talent

“Darkest Hour” showcases Oldman’s talent

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Darkest Hour” shares similarities with 2013 Best Picture nominee, “Lincoln;” in that it takes a well-known historical figure, in this case Winston Churchill, and gives a focused look at what the film sees as the most momentous few days of the figures life. In “Lincoln” it was Honest Abe’...

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