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The DePaulia

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The DePaulia

Disney Encanto esta basada de una familia mágica en Colombia.

RESEÑA: La nueva película de Disney ‘Encanto’ me dejó deseando más

Juliana Atencia, La DePaulia Multimedia Editor December 14, 2021

La nueva película de animación de Disney, Encanto, se enfoca en la perspectiva cultural y el realismo mágico colombiano, y recibió críticas entusiastas recaudando $72 millones de dólares a nivel...

This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of Mulan. (Jasin Boland/Disney via AP)

Disney is remaking the wrong films

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer September 11, 2020

Last week saw the slightly controversial release of another live-action remake of an animated Disney movie: “Mulan.” Once destined to make millions in global box office revenue, the film was initially...

Lin-Manuel Miranda posa para un retrato.

‘Hamilton’ se estrena en las pantallas de Disney+ este verano

Miluska Llerena, Staff Writer May 29, 2020

“Hamilton,” la aclamada obra teatral del creador puertorriqueño Lin-Manuel Miranda, se estrenará en las pantallas de Disney Plus este 3 de julio. La grabación de tres presentaciones basada en...

Pop culture hills I would die on: Tangled is better than Frozen in every way

Pop culture hills I would die on: ‘Tangled’ is better than ‘Frozen’ in every way

Mary Rose Weber, Contributing Writer May 5, 2020

This is not a flex, but it sounds like one: I saw "Frozen" opening weekend. Before “Let it Go” became inescapable and grating, hordes of Olaf merchandise flew off shelves and the wickedly talented...

A person displays Netflix on a tablet.

Streaming services to look into when buying stocks during pandemic

Samantha Madden, Contributing Writer April 29, 2020

Streaming apps across the world seemingly appeared out of nowhere and took off, with services like Netflix quickly becoming household names.  According to a CNBC survey, 57 percent of Americans are...

A person displays Netflix on a tablet.

Avoid unhealthy habits associated with binge watching

Ernesto Hernandez, Staff Writer April 25, 2020

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, etc. have cornered the market when it comes to binge-watching. During the pandemic, people are using these streaming services to pass the time or escape from reality...

Ian Lightfoot (Tom Holland) and Barley Lightfoot (Chris Pratt) try to see their dad one last time.

REVIEW: ‘Onward’ is a typical magical adventure

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer April 15, 2020

As one of the films released early to video on-demand and streaming services, “Onward” features two brothers who go on an adventure to spend a day with their deceased father. Tom Holland stars as...

Kelsey Mann, the head of story on the new Pixar movie ‘Onward.’

The DePaulia interviews head of story of Pixar’s ‘Onward’

John Cotter, Staff Writer March 8, 2020

A good story is only as powerful as the collaborative minds behind it. If any animation studio in America has actively shown this rather than just telling audiences it is Pixar. A plethora of award-winning...

Character is key to Pixar’s timeless stories

Character is key to Pixar’s timeless stories

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2020

The most successful film studio of the past few decades is without question Pixar. The animation studio’s films have never opened less than an A- on Cinemascore, and have all made over $330 million at...

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‘Some Things Never Change’: Chicagoland native uses love of Disney films as ‘Frozen 2’ story artist

John Cotter, Staff Writer December 9, 2019
We all had that one Disney VHS tape that was constantly being rewound. For some, this Disney charm can be incredibly moving — even life changing. Just ask Donna Lee, a story artist and Chicagoland native that worked on "Frozen 2."
‘Disney+’ competitive in streaming service battle

‘Disney+’ competitive in streaming service battle

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer November 18, 2019

After years of announcements and preparations, Disney’s streaming service is finally here and ready to compete with Netflix, Apple TV+ and HBO Max. Disney+ made its debut on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and, while...

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Gavin Farrow, Contributing Writer September 23, 2019

The Walt Disney corporation made 50 percent of this summer’s total box office revenue. Four of the company’s films grossed over $1 billion in the international box office this year. These numbers,...

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