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PODCAST: Stream Fiends Episode 3 (‘THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD’ ep. 5 and 6)

November 29, 2019

Things are moving extremely quick in episodes 5 and 6 of Netflix's THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD. We were left wondering what the heck would happen next after Alyssa decided to ditch James following feelings of distress after he killed the creepy professor in his own home. But, as our only viable pr...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 8 (‘Joker’)

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 of its unusual depiction of the Joker. Instead of seeing a raving, hysterical, maniacal clown sabotage vig...

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

October 9, 2019

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1gMhsDXDS1kb6iSPnUlqCT?si=J5H7VLkBQ7eIUIAaVQ5WEw 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...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 5 (‘The Lion King’ 2019)

July 29, 2019

"The Lion King (2019)" is the newest Disney remake to hit theaters; it tells the classic story of an envious, evil uncle set on overthrowing the current monarch and his son and almost succeeds in doing so. Fortunately, our hero Simba comes out on top and proves that he still has some of his father in...

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...

A ‘Game of Thrones’ review from someone who just started watching

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

May 20, 2019

I had never seen an episode of “Game of Thrones” until my dad made me watch three episodes from season five with him a few weeks ago. It was pretty interesting, and I had been wanting to give it a try for a while, so I decided to start watching it myself. A few days ago, I started watching...

‘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...

Committee to start reviewing philosophy

Jason Hardimon, Staff reporter

January 23, 2017

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee met with Jon Blitz, president of the EIU-UPI Monday to hear his advice and perspective as the committee moves forward in reviewing four programs. The programs submitted to the committee for review include the bachelor’s in philosophy,...

A rather fortunate viewing

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

January 17, 2017

More than 10 years and a canceled movie deal later, young adult author Daniel Handler has adopted the pseudonym Lemony Snicket again to revamp his infamous book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Only this time, the crew at Netflix took the film adaptation into their own hands, breaking...

Local ‘Rocky Horror’ meets antici — pations

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 23, 2016

Richard O’Brien’s musical “Rocky Horror Show” has been hailed as a cult classic since its original release in 1973 and after the film came out in 1975. Since then, many adaptations of the show have been made, including a new television remake that first appeared on the Fox Network on Thursday,...

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...

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