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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The Movie DEN Ep. 30: The Bad Guys & The Northman

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor May 5, 2022

For their final episode, Adam and Luke decided to watch two recent releases which stood out to them. They ended up finally watching the most two different films possible but they had a great time. The...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 28: Hoosiers & White Men Can’t Jump

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor April 21, 2022

Basketball season may be over, but these movies are great all year round. Adam and Luke chose to watch two entirely different basketball movies which highlight the different ways and reasons people...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 27: Looper & Terminator

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor April 14, 2022

Time travel is a common trope but it can easily get bogged down in details and technicalities. Both Looper and Terminator avoid this trap with fast-paced, action heavy storytelling, but the stories...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 26: All Eight Harry Potter Movies

Adam Tumino, Luke Taylor, and Rob Le Cates April 7, 2022

This week, Adam and Luke are joined by their first guest in a while: assistant photo editor Rob Le Cates. All three of them watched Harry Potter as children, so revisiting the series brought back memories......

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The Movie DEN Ep. 25: American Psycho & Promising Young Woman

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 30, 2022

Adam and Luke decided to do a second week focused around female directors and ended up choosing two movies which are pretty heavy with political commentary. American Psycho is well known and has multiple...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 24: The Power of the Dog & Nomadland

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 24, 2022

In honor of Women's History and Awareness Month, Adam and Luke decided to choose two movies which were directed by women. Coincidentally, they hadn't seen either of these movies. While The Power of the...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 23: West Side Story 1961 & 2021

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 10, 2022

Everybody is tired of remakes by now... but maybe there's one exception to the norm of bad ones. The original West Side Story has plenty of decent elements, but Adam and Luke find that the 2021 film...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 22: Annihilation & The Martian

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 3, 2022

Adam and Luke are once again watching sci-fi movies, which once again exemplify completely different forms of the genre. Annihilation is adjacent to horror and fantasy, full of otherworldly concepts...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 20: Forgetting Sarah Marshall & the Hundred Foot Journey

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor February 16, 2022

They might be a bit late for Valentine's Day, but Adam and Luke still decided to watch some romantic movies for this episode. Forgetting Sarah Marshall is all humor and the Hundred Foot Journey is...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 19: Fight Club & Joker

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor February 9, 2022

This episode, Adam and Luke decided to watch some "film bro" movies- films that are known for their fan bases, mostly made up of men who relate (or believe they relate) to certain characters or parts...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 18: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull & What We Do in the Shadows

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor February 2, 2022

Adam and Luke have created their longest episode title out of a simple urge for understanding: why don't people like these movies? At the risk of getting defensive, they each chose a movie to talk...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 15: Taxi Driver & Goodfellas

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor January 12, 2022

The Movie DEN is back for the spring semester! Adam and Luke decided to go with some movies directed by Martin Scorsese for this week's episode: "Taxi Driver" and "Goodfellas." Both movies feature...

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