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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 581-2912 or cahardy@eiu.edu.

COLUMN: ‘Nope,’ nothing spectacular, but a satisfactory movie

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 25, 2023

Jordan Peele’s third movie does not live up to the hype or to the standard of his previous films.   Going into this film, the thought of underlying messages and having to think critically were expected,...

Drew Coffey is a sophomore television and video production major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: ‘Jumper’: a fun and creative film that lacks heart 

Drew Coffey, Columnist January 18, 2023

A movie about someone who can teleport? Well, I wish I could teleport to a better movie.   Just kidding, it is pretty decent.   “Jumper” was directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen,...

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: ‘La La Land’ is a cinematic masterpiece

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 18, 2023

The combination of romance and comedies was interesting to see how it was done in this manner with the attention to detail regarding the cinematography. Due to how many awards it received at The Oscars...

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: “Dead Poets Society” touches on multiple themes about life

Cam'ron Hardy, Columnist November 29, 2022

Robin Williams plays the teacher students wish they had in Dead Poets Society John Keating, played by Robin Williams, is a new English teacher at an all-boys preparatory school. He uses unorthodox teaching...

Drew Coffey is a sophomore television and video production major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: “Face/Off”: an exciting and shameless action extravaganza

Drew Coffey, Columnist November 15, 2022

Realistic Plot? No. Realistic acting? No. Realistic action?  Definitely not. A fun and exciting film? Absolutely.  This film is “Face/Off” starring John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, and Dominique...

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 10: The Nice Guys

Drew Coffey and Cam'ron Hardy November 10, 2022

  Drew and Cam get into a bloody and heated discussion about the 2016 action/mystery film, The Nice Guys.

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: “Akira,” the film that popularized anime in America

Cam'ron Hardy, Columnist November 8, 2022

"Akira" is an 80’s cyberpunk film and after its release, it was spread across America due to its impressive animation style and the topics addressed. The movie takes place after World War 3 that happens...

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 7: It (2017)

Drew Coffey and Cam'ron Hardy October 17, 2022

Cam and Drew discuss the 2017 horror film, It.

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 6: Hush

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey October 11, 2022

Drew and Cam discuss the 2016 horror film, Hush.

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 5: Don’t Worry Darling

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey October 4, 2022

Cam and Drew discuss the 2022 thriller, Don't Worry Darling.

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 4: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey September 25, 2022

Cam and Drew discuss the 2019 true crime film, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 2: I Am Legend

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey September 12, 2022

Drew and Cam discuss the 2007 Sci-Fi/Horror film, I Am Legend.

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