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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


The upper torso and side of a man’s face are placed on a yellow backdrop. The left side of the man’s transitions into a large number of bees.

Reel Thoughts: David Ayer’s ‘The Beekeeper’ is simple yet exciting

January 17, 2024

Forgettable fun sums up the first notable action release of 2024, “The Beekeeper.” The movie, directed by David Ayer, follows Adam Clay (Jason Statham), a quiet man with a simple profession: tending...

Barry Keoghan, Alison Oliver and Rosamund Pike star in Oscar winner Emerald Fennell’s deliciously eerie new film “Saltburn.”

Reel Thoughts: ‘Saltburn’ delivers shock, style amongst aristocratic debauchery

October 29, 2023

Emerald Fennell’s latest film “Saltburn” is a squeamish showcase in all things excess, obsession and murder. “Saltburn” premiered at the Chicago International Film Festival on Thursday and...

An unfurled roll of film displays an array of photos featuring Sammy Fabelman and other characters from the film.

Reel Thoughts: ‘The Fabelmans’ is a success as both introspective autobiography and family drama

January 19, 2023

Warning: This article contains mild spoilers.  Venerated filmmaker Steven Spielberg has struck again with “The Fabelmans,” a family drama that functions as an insightful retrospective of his youth. Despite...

Frozen shows that it’s a small world after all

‘Frozen’ shows that it’s a small world after all

January 25, 2014

I did not initially like “Frozen.” You probably hate me now, but bear with me.  I don’t think it was the movie’s fault. Maybe it was the piercing voice of the kid in the row behind me, booming...

‘Her’ brilliantly made, but not brilliant

January 22, 2014

The world in which “Her” is set just a little off from our own. Writer and director Spike Jonze worked to slightly modify the movie’s style to create an environment that is familiar but remains...

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