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The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

“I Saw the TV Glow” Review: Nostalgia and queer identity intersect in Jane Schoenbrun’s new psychological horror-drama.

“I Saw the TV Glow” Review: Nostalgia and queer identity intersect in Jane Schoenbrun’s new psychological horror-drama.

Robin Pett, Contributing Writer May 26, 2024

In the films of director Jane Schoenbrun, screens and the media displayed on them act as a separating force between the “real” world and the true identity of the characters within it. If Schoenbrun’s...

“Civil War” review: A student journalist’s perspective

“Civil War” review: A student journalist’s perspective

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 28, 2024

“Civil War” is a beautifully grotesque war movie that reframes the political and violent implications of its storytelling toward journalists. In Alex Garland’s latest A24 blockbuster, he set out...

“The People’s Joker” review: Putting clown makeup on gender identity and calling it a parody

“The People’s Joker” review: Putting clown makeup on gender identity and calling it a parody

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 21, 2024

“The People’s Joker” is so incredibly bizarre that it almost overshadows its own brilliance. Using Batman villains as metaphors for queer identity, the unsuspecting coming-of-age film utilizes the...

“Challengers” review: Competition is a dish best served in threes

“Challengers” review: Competition is a dish best served in threes

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor April 14, 2024

“Challengers” is director Luca Guadagnino’s latest trophy, one that any fan of his erotica-infused story mechanics will surely applaud for. An athlete of cinema in his own right, coming off the work...

“Monkey Man” review: An action movie with a very bloody heart

“Monkey Man” review: An action movie with a very bloody heart

Zachary Klein, Staff Writer April 14, 2024

Most first time filmmakers start small, providing themselves the space to experiment while figuring out how to really make a movie. This was not the case for Dev Patel. From the cruelty of sex trades...

“Late Night With the Devil” review: An on air horror classic long after the broadcast

“Late Night With the Devil” review: An on air horror classic long after the broadcast

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 7, 2024

“Late Night With the Devil” is a demonic delight that possesses audiences with a fresh take on the found footage trope and worms its way into the heart of any horror fan. From the slightly campy 1970s...

“Mean Girls” review: The movie musical adaptation can sit with us

“Mean Girls” review: The movie musical adaptation can sit with us

Nadia Carolina Hernandez and Jake Cox January 28, 2024

Even if you’re a certified musical theater hater, the “Mean Girls” movie-musical was worth the watch. We know everything about the 2004 original movie but wanted to be surprised about the musical....

“Poor Things” review: A technicolor take on oddity and identity

“Poor Things” review: A technicolor take on oddity and identity

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor January 15, 2024

Eccentrically curious and undoubtedly crude, “Poor Things” is an odd journey of self-discovery with just enough substance amid the psychedelic style to make it a worthy watch. The adventure that director...

“The Killer review: A thriller as obvious as it is effective

“The Killer” review: A thriller as obvious as it is effective

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor November 5, 2023

Using an experienced assassin as the canvas for his latest project, David Fincher’s “The Killer” is a methodical recycling of death and espionage with its own glaze of moral scrutiny. As Fincher’s...

“the rest” provides a promising look into boygenius’ musical future

“the rest” provides a promising look into boygenius’ musical future

Carly Witt, Opinions Editor November 5, 2023

Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus combine to make an incredible trio that captures love, loss and the human experience in their band boygenius. Through the relatable songwriting and soft vocals,...

“Sweet Dreams”: A biting perspective on colonization that stings and surprises

“Sweet Dreams”: A biting perspective on colonization that stings and surprises

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor October 22, 2023

Buried under an overwhelming tone of hatred and satire, “Sweet Dreams” is a critical look at Dutch colonization and how our history continues to impact our present. While the narrative has a visually...

“Evil Does Not Exist”: A tranquil coasting across the vanity of mankind

“Evil Does Not Exist”: A tranquil coasting across the vanity of mankind

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor October 22, 2023

An idyllic Japanese village stokes the fire of morality as “Evil Does Not Exist” effortlessly shows the harm of systemic invasion and personal abuse. Locals are content in an undisturbed community...

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