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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Reel Thoughts: ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ is a good murder mystery with some significant flaws lurking under the surface

January 17, 2023

Warning: This story contains spoilers.  Netflix original series and movies are quite an inconsistent bunch: For every “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” there is a “Resident Evil.” Luckily,...

The cast of Adam McKay’s “Vice,” which chronicles the life of former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Adam McKay brings stylistic flair to modern history in Dick Cheney biopic

February 13, 2019

The term “biopic” conjures up ideas of stuffy narration, clunky reenactments and a dry approach to history. Most importantly, it implies removed objectivity and undeniable fact. “Vice” — the...

Do the ‘Hustle’: ‘American Hustle’ actors shine, but plot falls flat

January 29, 2014

I’m beginning with the beginning. “American Hustle” opens with a 1970s looking Irving Rosenfeld, played by an overweight Christian Bale, going through an elaborate routine to perfect his combover....

Director Ang Lee is a part of the growing group of foreigners working in the traditionally rigid American film industry.

Film and the World: The ups and downs of the new diversity

October 28, 2013

“Gravity” made its wide release debut the first weekend of October amid fervent buzz from the international film festival circuit. The film did not disappoint, as it garnered widespread critical acclaim...

Nearly any James Bond is a reliable go-to for style tips in the movies, but Sean Connery, in typical Bond fashion, wins out.

What the movies taught us about suiting up

January 16, 2013

Movies are full of iconic images and can be a useful style resource. It’s no coincidence, given movie stars range from dapper Ryan Gosling types to near-perfect James Bonds. Perhaps the most interesting...

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