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Popcorn Talk: ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 2, 2020   • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more. More people should know about the 2006 film "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Dire...

FEATURE PHOTO: Snacks and a movie at Tarble

Tim Abel, the museum education manager and organizer of the event, watches the documentary  “The Central Park Five” as he keeps track of the snack table at the Tarble Arts Center on Tuesday evening.

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

Tim Abel, the museum education manager and organizer of the event, watches the documentary  “The Central Park Five” as he keeps track of the snack table at the Tarble Arts Center on Tuesday evening. Abel said this is the third movie Tarble has shown this fall semester to challenge students to think abo...

Popcorn Talk Episode 7 (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and It Chapter Two)

October 9, 2019 In this episode we looked at two movies: Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and Andrés Muchietti’s “It Chapter Two.” In Quentin Tarantino’s 10th film, actor Rick Dalton gained fame and fortune by starring in a 1950s televisi...

Stop rebooting movies; leave them be

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 12, 2019

I was scrolling through Facebook this week and I came across an article about Disney making a live action Fox and the Hound movie. It got me wondering about how many movies have been or are currently being rebooted or getting a sequel, either next year, this year or last year. Do not get me wrong, ...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 2

June 20, 2019

"Popcorn Talk" is a 30-minute long podcast dissecting movies both new and old and providing a decent review that will at least help you decide if a movie is worth seeing or not. In this second episode of "Popcorn Talk" Logan Raschke, a senior journalism major at Eastern Illinois University and...

Tarble Arts Center presents ‘Real Women Have Curves’ film

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 18, 2018

The Tarble Arts Center presented “Real Women Have Curves” Tuesday night to a diverse audience. The film was the first shown at the Tarble Arts Center, and according to Museum Education Manager Tim Abel, the showing was a success. “It was good to see people come out,” Abel said. Abel said ...

Movie Review: ‘Searching’ a must-see film

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

September 3, 2018

“Searching” is director Aneesh Chaganty’s debut feature film (he also co-wrote the script) and he certainly delivered a great thriller for modern day Internet users. “Searching” follows the story of a relatively new single father David Kim (John Cho) and his 16-year-old daughter Margot (...

Lecture, movie to look at ‘Chile’s Woodstock’ Wednesday

Staff Report

March 19, 2018

Visiting lecturer Patrick Barr-Melej of Ohio University will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Lumpkin Hall. The talk is co-sponsored by the departments of history and political science, the Humanities Center and Latin American Studies. Barr-Melej’s recent monograph on Psychedelic Chile is...

‘Saban’s Power Rangers’ fun despite tone shifts

Ben Bruflat, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2017

When five teenagers discover an ancient power deep within a mine, they are tasked with using their newfound abilities to defend the Earth from a resurrected evil in “Saban’s Power Rangers.” “Saban's Power Rangers” was directed by Dean Isrealite (Project Almanac). I was not the biggest Powe...

Review: Movie breaks traditional worldview

Kayln Hayslett, Editor-in-chief

October 6, 2016

The traditional American dream entails a wealthy married couple with two children living in a large house gated by the iconic white picket fence. In the movie, “When the Bough Breaks,” couple Laura and John Taylor had undeniable career success with John on the brink of making partner whil...

Review “Don’t Breathe”

Jordan Hale, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2016

(Read at your own risk, review has content that spoils the plot) When heading in to see this movie, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. The previews were vague and gave a run-around of what the actual premise of the film was. I had the general idea covered, but I had no clue what I was abo...

Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

Mace Mackiewicz, Verge Reporter

September 8, 2016

The first time I saw a trailer for “Kubo and the Two Strings” I knew I wanted to see it. I am a sucker for stop motion animation, and the movie looked gorgeous and had its own style. It also looked like it was trying something different than the typical Tim Burton gothic style stop motion film. Kubo...

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