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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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The Movie DEN Ep. 11: Dr. Strangelove & Mad Max: Fury Road

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 18, 2021

One could argue that almost any apocalyptic movie and any other post-apocalyptic movie are from the same universe, so we did. Clearly the explosions at the end of Dr. Strangelove created the desolate...

COLUMN: Dune movie appropriates culture of Muslims, lacks cast to represent it

COLUMN: ‘Dune’ movie appropriates culture of Muslims, lacks cast to represent it

Ryan Meyer, Columnist November 4, 2021

This weekend I had the opportunity to see “Dune” in theaters. With no prior knowledge of the books or previous film adaptations, I didn’t know what to expect. Going into it, I’m pretty sure I thought...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 9: Amores perros & Y tu mamá también

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 3, 2021

Adam chose movies to show to Luke this week and landed on two Mexican films which both focus on interpersonal relationships and happen to share an actor. Amores perros (sometimes translated "love's a...

COLUMN: Why you should watch Loving Vincent

COLUMN: Why you should watch ‘Loving Vincent’

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist November 1, 2021

Not many people have heard of the movie “Loving Vincent.” I didn’t hear about it until a month before it came out in 2017. My art teacher in high school showed my class the trailer, and I was instantly...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 8: Tron & Ex Machina

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor October 27, 2021

Sci-fi is a large and varied genre, and Tron and Ex Machina seem about as different as two movies could be... but they're surprisingly similar. Whether you're going into the "grid" or witnessing the...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 6: The Twilight Saga (ft. Maddy Powers)

Adam Tumino, Luke Taylor, and Maddy Powers October 12, 2021

So, was Twilight actually good? Well... Not really. Still, with the help of special guest and Twilight expert Maddy Powers, Luke and Adam found some creative concepts and enjoyable scenes throughout...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 5: Every Single Star Wars Movie (ft. Ryan Meyer)

Adam Tumino, Luke Taylor, and Ryan Meyer October 6, 2021

There are 11 Star Wars movies, all told: the three prequels, three originals and three sequels, as well as two "Star Wars Stories." In the span of two weeks, Adam, Luke and their first guest, Ryan, watched...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 4: Beauty and the Beast 1991 & 2017

Luke Taylor and Adam Tumino September 29, 2021

Disney just keeps making the same movies over again, don't they? The guys decided they wanted to watch a movie that has been remade and compare it to the original. Beauty and the Beast felt like the...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 3: Atlantis: The Lost Empire & The Road to El Dorado

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor September 22, 2021

This time around, Adam and Luke decided to revisit some of their favorite childhood movies: The Road to El Dorado (2000) and Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). They ended up with some concerns about...

Must-see Only Murders in the Building

Must-see ‘Only Murders in the Building

Elise Keane, Columnist September 8, 2021

Hulu’s new show “Only Murders in the Building” is a must-watch. The show follows three unlikely neighbors as they work together in an attempt to solve the case behind a tenant named Tim Kono who...

Americans should broaden their movie horizons

Americans should broaden their movie horizons

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor August 30, 2021

American movie audiences do not like to read.  This was proven once again recently with the announcement that the popular South Korean zombie movie “Train to Busan” will be getting an American remake....

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