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John Wick: Chapter 3­—Parabellum

John Wick: Chapter 3­—Parabellum

John Cotter, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

There is a scene early on in “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum” that acts as an anecdotal personification of John Wick (Keanu Reeves) in a perfect way: Wick’s trusted criminal doctor patches him up, with the doctor insisting that Wick shoot him not only once, but twice, because no one believes ...

Meditation for mental health

Meditation for mental health

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

The mind is a complex thing: it brings a different mood, thought or emotion with every day that passes. It can be hard trying to navigate around it, but becoming mindful can bring that 3D type of dimension into life with more ease and understanding. Mental disorders account for nearly one-half of the dise...

‘Booksmart’: a teen comedy that breaks from tradition

‘Booksmart’: a teen comedy that breaks from tradition

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

With summer movie season kicking into full gear with the likes of the Avengers, Godzilla, John Wick, Pikachu and Elton John, it becomes frighteningly simple to overlook the smaller, more personal films that audiences can be graced with at the theater. Films that bring the scale down to a human level an...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Playboi Carti exists almost exclusively on the internet. He became one of the first so-called “Soundcloud rappers” to burst into the mainstream consciousness. But unfortunately for Carti, and fortunately for his fans, his music is plagued by constant leaks. New music somehow finds its way onto Twit...

‘Arizona Baby’ a ground-breaking album from an artist in a category all his own

‘Arizona Baby’ a ground-breaking album from an artist in a category all his own

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

“Arizona Baby,” the new album by Kevin Abstract, brings forward a personal collection of songs reminiscing on memories of the past and the prospect of a better future. Kevin Abstract has been around for years as a main member of the hip-hop group Brockhampton along with his own previous solo projects...

‘Saint Frances’ tackles abortion issues with authenticity, wit

‘Saint Frances’ tackles abortion issues with authenticity, wit

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

In film school, every student or future filmmaker plans their ideal dream scenario of how they will move into making and releasing their feature-length debut in the industry. Everyone’s dream scenario is different, but they all usually have to do with telling a personal story that comes from deep with...

Do we need a Katy Perry comeback?

Do we need a Katy Perry comeback?

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Katy Perry uploaded a simple photo to Instagram on April 19 displaying her new hairdo. The mirror selfie shows off her new medium-length, middle-parted blonde hair. Her stylist is fixing the fly-aways behind her. At the moment, the photo sits at 2.6 million likes, which is speculated to be her most-l...

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ takes noir to new heights

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ takes noir to new heights

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Up-and-coming Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan exploded onto the international film scene in 2015 with his soulful and poetic debut feature “Kaili Blues.” The film made waves with its world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival, where it won Best First Feature, and Gan went on to win the spe...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"Dead to Me" Christina Applegate stars in Netflix’s newest dark comedy as Jen, a woman dealing with grief after her husband is killed suddenly in a hit-and-run. As she attends a grief support group she meets Judy (Linda Cardellini) and the two become unlikely friends considering their opposite p...

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Many consider the annual Met Gala to be one of the most important events for fashion, with the Hollywood elite flaunting their wealth and status by way of what they choose to wear. Every Met Gala has a theme to match the exhibit being displayed at the museum for the gala, with guests dressing in costume...

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Are police officers secretly engaging in complicity with organized crime? In “Line of Duty,” you can bet they are. And in the unnamed U.K. city where the show is set, it’s up to Anticorruption Unit 12 to bring in the “bent coppers” who are committing criminal acts while betraying the public...

Honey Girls: A deeply personal student production at DePaul

Honey Girls: A deeply personal student production at DePaul

Stacey Sheridan, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Starting in 2004, The Theatre School at DePaul University selects one student-written play to be produced, staged and performed for audiences at the end of May. This season of the New Playwright Series, graduating senior Grace Grindell snagged the coveted opportunity with “Honey Girls,” a play she ...

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