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Reed: Studios have themselves to blame for box office failures

Chase Reed, Columnist

October 9, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

Vargas: Don’t dismiss celebrities who speak out against Trump

Alani Vargas, Columnist

February 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Today’s political climate is anything but civil. President Donald Trump is hell-bent on keeping campaign promises based on his xenophobic rhetoric. So it should come as no surprise that many are speaking out and protesting against...

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

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

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...

The Spectrum: Whitewashing of Asians in media represents a bigger issue

Rachel Yang, Assistant A&E Editor

April 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com. Earlier this month, controversy emerged when it was announced that...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A new survey commissioned by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Doha Film Institute found that although many Arab residents in the Middle East and North Africa watch Hollywood films, some believe the films include content...

Global student film festival returns to Northwestern

Erica Witte, Reporter

November 19, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events

Alejandro Pallares had two tasks to accomplish the weekend before the Campus MovieFest deadline last year: do his laundry and make a movie. To save time he decided to do both tasks simultaneously. Pallares, now a Medill...