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‘Suspiria’ is feat of epic filmmaking

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Dario Argento’s “Suspiria” is his most successful and iconic film. Not only in its critical reception and box office receipts but it is frequently looked upon as one of the most defining and influential horror films of all time with its dynamic usage of colors and crazy expressive set pieces. I...

Intentionally leaked music is newest tactic for artists vying for internet fame

Intentionally leaked music is newest tactic for artists vying for internet fame

Jack Breslin, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In a culture where memes run the world, hip-hop has thrived this year like no other genre has. Well over half of the current Billboard Hot 100 songs are primarily by hip-hop artists, but social media has allowed hip-hop to reach massive success beyond what we quantify as successful on a commercial le...

Will Chicago ever have a seat at the fashion table?

Hailey Hinton, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Three Chicago fashion entrepreneurs and two Chicago fashion students say they are frustrated that Chicago has never had a seat at the fashion industry table. That can change, but it will take more money and media coverage, they say. Tony Long, the CEO of FashionBar Chicago, said, “We can be leaders...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: A film for fans

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: A film for fans

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

I would like the record to show that I went into “Bohemian Rhapsody” with high expectations and lots of excitement, and I did not leave disappointed. I let the craze of the film’s release muster over the weekend before seeing it Monday evening. I was not surprised to see every seat in the theate...

What’s Fresh for Veterans Day

What’s Fresh for Veterans Day

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Resurface (Netflix) This award-winning documentary short follows a group of veterans that find solace and rehabilitation in the sport of surfing. Though only about half an hour in length, “Resurface” is a poignant and honest look at the obstacles, both mental and physical that plague many of Ame...

Actor Wyatt Russell on genre-bending film

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

William T. Sherman once said “War is Hell.” However, things could somehow be worse. Sherman probably never considered the factor of Nazi-manufactured zombies into the equation of war. That’s the premise of the new horror action film from maverick Hollywood producer, J.J. Abrams, titled “Overlord...

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

To ride on the witch’s broomstick

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Bad witches, akin to the Wicked Witch of the West and the Sanderson Sisters, presented a real threat my adolescent years. Was the vile, green woman going to come down upon my house and threaten my life over an ugly pair of shoes, or was I going to be forced to play friendly with those three godless and c...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Mary Rose Weber, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

At this point in the quarter there seems to be one thing preoccupying the mind of many a DePaul student. While we may want to focus our energy on Thanksgiving food and Christmas cheer, we instead must fixate on final exams, papers and presentations. With these pressures it is hard not to have that ubi...

An enjoyable, if forgettable, tale of war

An enjoyable, if forgettable, tale of war

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

  “Overlord” is a new action/horror film directed by Julius Avery, who is probably more known for his upcoming “Flash Gordon” film than anything he’s released so far. While the content of the two films is likely to be quite different, “Overlord” left me feeling encouraged as to the pot...

The Beatles ‘The White Album’ 50 years later

The Beatles ‘The White Album’ 50 years later

Daniel Schirmer, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

There are many reasons why 1968 is often considered one of the most historic years in modern history—the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert Kennedy, and the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago to name a few. The U.S., a country that was once...

The lasting legacy of ‘Hocus Pocus’

The lasting legacy of ‘Hocus Pocus’

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Three hundred twenty five years ago the Sanderson sisters first bewitched people, stealing the lives of children to give them eternal life. On Oct. 31, 1993, the witches returned from the grave after a virgin lit the black flame candle, a curse Winifred Sanderson cast before she and her sisters were...

What’s Fresh in Late-Night

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Busy Tonight In a cozy California-style set, actress Busy Philipps takes on an entirely new role as host of her own show on E!, “Busy Tonight.” Philipps attempts to stand apart from her fellow late-night hosts by straying away from topical discussions and instead creating relaxed and infor...

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