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The Daily Eastern News

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

COLUMN: I Am Not Okay With This did not deserve to be canceled

COLUMN: “I Am Not Okay With This” did not deserve to be canceled

Ian Stoubaugh, Columnist January 14, 2022

I know that a lot of people haven’t seen the show “I Am Not Okay With This” on Netflix. I don’t blame anyone. I think it’s a brilliant show, but Netflix didn’t push the show out as much. I...

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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. 14: White Christmas & The Preacher’s Wife

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor December 21, 2021

Welcome to the Winter Break Special! Before they left campus, Adam and Luke got together to watch White Christmas and The Preacher's Wife. In reality, both of these movies are more Christmas-adjacent...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 13: Snowpiercer & Fargo

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor December 10, 2021

It's a winter special! These movies have literally nothing in common except that both have lots of snow in them. Adam and Luke felt confused about the vibes of this episode while they were recording...

COLUMN: The Outer Worlds is a flawed video game

COLUMN: ‘The Outer Worlds’ is a flawed video game

Elise Keane, Columnist December 8, 2021

As we gear up towards finals season, I was looking for a game that would take my mind off all the various stressors in my life. I mostly play games on my switch, so I was looking through the Nintendo store....

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The Movie DEN Ep. 12: E.T. & Paddington

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor December 2, 2021

Many family and children's movies seem to be made without very much care for the audience or attention to detail, but that isn't the case for either E.T. or Paddington. Both films are about sweet little...

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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: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

COLUMN: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

Ryan Meyer, Columnist November 11, 2021

This week I had the opportunity to see Real Estate in concert at the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, Ill. Given the facts that the venue was unfamiliar to me, it was a Tuesday night and I had never seen...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 10: Baby Driver & Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor November 10, 2021

Baby Driver and Scott Pilgrim vs the World have different plots and wildly different tones, but Edgar Wright's style and thoughtful directorial choices shine through in both. Adam and Luke found very...

COLUMN: Television series Chuck is binge-worthy favorite

COLUMN: Television series ‘Chuck’ is binge-worthy favorite

Maya Kurth, Columnist November 4, 2021

I don’t watch a lot of television shows or movies because I sleep through them, but at the recommendation of some close friends, I decided to watch the series “Chuck.” Going into the show, I knew...

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...

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