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“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Red Sparrow,” how I do dislike thee. Let me count the ways. You take ambitious leaps and for that I cannot fault you, but my gosh do you fall short of whatever you aimed for. The movie (based on a book of the same name by former CIA agent Jason Matthews), directed by Frances Lawrence (“Hunger Ga...

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

The United States is one of the three markets, the others being China and Canada, that actually gets the opportunity to see “Annihilation” in theaters. Paramount chickened out on the film and sold it to Netflix to save some face, so the rest of the world will get the film 17 days after its theatric...

Rager on the Red Carpet

Rager on the Red Carpet

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Food & Drink

The Academy Awards are afoot and as such, The DePaulia has compiled some tools to kick off your viewing party and invigorate your Oscars experience.  Whether you're looking for some snack ideas or ways to get a little tipsy, we've got you covered. You won't have to spend hours scrolling through Pinteres...

The Oscars disconnect

The Oscars disconnect

By Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Ah, the Academy Awards.  The awards show where movie buffs and casual fans alike come together to find out definitively what the pinnacle of the industry was over the past year. At least according to the 7,000 or so members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who vote. There can certainly...

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Some days you might wake up and wish you were someone else. Perhaps you wish you were more successful, more intelligent or just plain different. Maybe you even wish you woke up as who you truly see yourself as rather than what others see. What would happen if that wish actually came true? That exact quandary ...

what’s FRESH on Hulu

what’s FRESH on Hulu

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Brockmire   After a major league baseball announcer falls from glory in hilarious fashion after he finds out about his wife's infidelity, he attempts to reclaim his career in a new small town. He begins announcing for a minor league team called the Morristown Frackers and into contact wit...

TV’s retro resurgence

TV’s retro resurgence

Ola Gronski, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

High waisted pants, velour tops and Winona Ryder all share one thing in common: the 1980s. Make that two, given that the synthwave decade has found itself revived in the present day. Take a look around a college campus or flip through the channels on television—those whimsical patterns and washed d...

“Early Man”: Underdog tale revives classic animation style

“Early Man”: Underdog tale revives classic animation style

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Gone are the glory days of “Chicken Run,” “Wallace and Gromit” or “Flushed Away,” by Aardman Animation studios.  While the studio continues to have success in its home country of England, generally raking in lots of money and positive reviews, the studio has seen a continual decline in inco...

“Crashing”: Comedian Pete Holmes discusses HBO’s hit show

“Crashing”: Comedian Pete Holmes discusses HBO’s hit show

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In a crowded landscape shows following the lives and careers of comedians, “Crashing” has found a way to stand out. The semi-autobiographical comedy is currently in its second season and follows 28-year-old Pete, a novice stand up comedian after he walks in on his wife having an affair. From there,...

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...

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...

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