The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: Oscars continue to miss the mark

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018

“Get Out” was almost never made. That’s what Jordan Peele said during his acceptance speech for Best Original Screenplay during the Oscars on Sunday. He said he almost stopped writing 20 times because it was such a har...

Martinez: ‘Black Panther’ signifies new era in representation

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 18, 2018

February 15, 2018. I’ve had that date in my calendar ever since 2016, when I first saw Black Panther’s small role in “Captain America: Civil War” in theaters with a friend. Each passing month felt like it was just br...

Reed: Studios have themselves to blame for box office failures

Chase Reed, Columnist

October 9, 2017

My memories of home are inextricably tied to going out to the movies. Whenever my family would make the trek to my grandmother’s house — to stay over, celebrate or reunite with family — we’d drive by a wide, open field...

Film director Garry Marshall returns to Northwestern for ‘Mother’s Day’ screening

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

May 11, 2016

Director Garry Marshall (Medill ‘56) said Tuesday that, despite criticisms of the film genre, romantic comedies aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. “They always say it's over, there's no more sitcoms, there's no more rom-coms, bu...