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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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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...

‘Joker,’ Phoenix deserve Oscar awards

Dillan Schorfheide January 14, 2020

Ever since I took a film class here at Eastern over a year ago, I have come to appreciate the finer things in films. Everything from sweeping camera angles to the symbolism behind colors and objects...

Joaquin Pheonix as Arthur Fleck in Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s tragedy “Joker.”
Photo by Niko Tavernise, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 8 (‘Joker’)

October 23, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix blew viewers away with his portrayal of comic book icon Joker in the 2019 film of the same name. Audiences were pretty split after the film's Oct. 4 debut because...

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