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Film review: Blade Runner 2049

Ryan Gosling (left) and Harrison Ford (right) in Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” that opened in theaters on Oct. 6 to $32 million. The original was released in 1982.

Jonathan Ballew

October 16, 2017

Thirty five years ago, the original “Blade Runner” hypnotized viewers with never-before seen visuals and thrilling sound design.  Read More »...

Film Festivities: A look into the Chicago International Film Festival

Directed by Greta Gerwig

Matt Koske

October 2, 2017

As award season is fully underway, film festivals are taking place every other weekend and the word of mouth is spreading for films that greatly deserve it. Last year, the Chicago International Film Festival welcomed films like “Arrival,” “La La Land” and “Moonlight.” If you have any incl...

MoviePass cards delivered after significant price drop

The subscription service is boosting numbers of moviegoers, especially millennials who can now afford to visit the theater multiple times in a month. 
(Victoria Williamson/The DePaulia, Stats by Variety Magazine)

Matt Koske

September 25, 2017

MoviePass is simple. You pay a monthly subscription that grants you the option to see up to one move per day, for every day of the month. Fortunately, for us moviegoers, it just got a whole lot simpler.  Welcome to the MoviePass, the monthly payment of only $9.95. Read More »...

Film Festivals: An in-depth look at what happens in front of the big screen

Toronto International Film Festival ran Sept. 7-17 with over hundreds of screenings 
The festival is one of the largest film events in the world. (Matt Koske, The DePaulia)

Matt Koske

September 18, 2017

The film festival circuit is crucial for independent filmmakers, buyers, sellers, distributors, studios, press, whoever, you name it. No matter your interest or your involvement in the movie medium, there’s a niche for you. Read More »...

What’s fresh in film

IT is in theatres now

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017

IT Beloved Stephen King and Pennywise return to the big screen for another go around of “It” after the 1990 miniseries. Both projects are adapted from King’s highly successful novel of the same name from 1986. The anticipated film has acquired countless memes under its marketing campaign as horro...

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Actors from Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” discuss societal conflicts and police brutality

Matt Koske

August 2, 2017

Our Arts & Life Editor, Matt Koske, got to sit in on an exclusive screening of "Detroit" last week. Shortly after, he sat down for a round-table interview with two of the film's stars, Algee Smith and Jason Mitchell. "Detroit" will be released in theaters across the country this Friday. In...

Union Station’s new exhibit showcases Chicago film and travel

Union Station's new exhibit showcases Chicago film and travel

Pat Mullane

September 19, 2016

The usual walk through Chicago’s Union Station is one surrounded by glimpses of a fast paced traffic of suited men, or an exhausting party of families waiting for their train, or perhaps just a silent empty station. And now, also the sight of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars. Displaying in Unio...

Review: ‘Suffragette’ connects with modern issues

Review: ‘Suffragette’ connects with modern issues

Erin Yarnall

October 25, 2015

Throughout the past 96 years since women have gained the right to vote, many young female voters have stopped caring about the political power their vote holds, and voter turnout has continued to decrease. Read More »...

Steven Spielberg praises his heroic characters

Steven Spielberg praises his heroic characters

Matt Koske

October 18, 2015

On behalf of his newest film “Bridge of Spies,” director Steven Spielberg participated in a nation-wide college conference call, and the DePaulia was able to speak to the three-time Academy Award winning director during a 45-minute Q&A phone call. Read More »...

‘The Walk’ pre-screening provides interactive experience

'The Walk' pre-screening provides interactive experience

Matt Koske

October 4, 2015

What makes something impossible? Many believed that walking on the moon was impossible. The same goes for the incredible feat of walking across the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Read More »...

Five films you might have missed

Five films you might have missed

Reed Lubin

September 27, 2015

2015 has been the year of the blockbuster movie.  Read More »

DePaul student film ‘Lucy’ wins BAFTA

DePaul student film 'Lucy' wins BAFTA

Diana Gutierrez

September 20, 2015

Lucy from CDM DePaul video collection on Vimeo.Zoe Lubeck, a DePaul University graduate student, won the Special Jury Prize at the Student British Academy of Filming and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards this June.  Read More »...

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