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Popcorn Talk: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 16, 2020 • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more Guillermo del Toro's 2006 historical and fantasy film "Pan's Labyrinth" is the epitome of quality f...

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...

Just try and enjoy the ‘Star Wars’ movies

Adam Tumino

October 22, 2019

A new trailer for the ninth and final installment of the "Star Wars" Skywalker Saga premiered Monday night. Also premiering Monday night was a new episode of another seemingly endless saga: “Return of the Angry Online Commenters.” A relatively large number of "Star Wars" fans will find an issue...

John Hughes’ films are the best

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 20, 2019

I was watching "The Breakfast Club" the other night to relax after a long day, and I came to realize that the late, great John Hughes made the best movies. John Hughes wrote and directed most 1980s teen films and they were based in Chicago, but, that is not why I think they are fantastic movies. So,...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 6 (‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’)

August 23, 2019 André Øvredal's film "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," based on the '80s and '90s short story collections, transforms the creepy tales we read and chilling artwork (from Stephen Gammell) we absorbed a...

Audiences deserve more than Disney reboots

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 18, 2019

Looking at the Disney line-up for the next few years can make audiences do a double-take and wonder if they’d stepped back in time Following the success of the live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" in 2017, Disney planned to remake several classics from its extensive film collection. "Aladdin"...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 3 (‘Toy Story 4’)

July 10, 2019 It's been almost 25 years since the debut of Pixar's first "Toy Story" film. A lot has changed since the first film: children who grew up watching "Toy Story" back in the late '90s are still...

PODCAST: ‘Popcorn Talk’ episode 1

June 6, 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 first episode of "Popcorn Talk" Logan Raschke, a senior journalism major at Eastern Illinois University and Summer 2019 editor-in-chief for The Daily Eastern News, and Analicia "Anali" Haynes, a senior journa...

Review: ‘Finding Dory,’ Family Weekend screening

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 22, 2016

After 13 years, Pixar animation studios and Disney released the sequel to the 2003 universally acclaimed film “Finding Nemo,” titled “Finding Dory,” in June. Since 1995, Disney-Pixar has made family-friendly films that encompass a large range of ages among its audience. “Finding Dor...

Review: ‘Don’t Breathe’

Aj Fournier, City Reporter

September 8, 2016

Fede Alvarez (Director of the "Evil Dead" remake) brings another terror story in his 2016 horror movie “Don’t Breathe." The movie tells of three burglars, Rocky, Alex and Money who break into a blind army veteran’s house to see if they can find anything of value. After the homeowner finds...

Review: “War Dogs” spurs different genres

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

August 25, 2016

While watching the trailer for the new movie “War Dogs,” anticipation was high for the story of two international arms dealers during the Iraq war. However, after seeing the film, it could be rated a six out of 10 at best. The two friends and soon to be business partners, Efraim Diveroli, play...

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