Movies

Let’s Talk About…50 Shades of Grey (Part I)

50 Shades has swept audiences off their feet, selling 100 million copies worldwide, and making $237.7 million in its global opening in theaters. In...

Prindle and Conflict Studies to host ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’...

Come out to the Prindle Institute on Wednesday, September 17 at 8 PM for an outdoor screening of the 2014 documentary The Trials of Muhammad...

Apocalypse Now: Hollywood and the End of the World

Few events are as captivating of the human imagination as the apocalypse. Whether seen in ancient religious texts or modern novels and video games,...

The Ethics of “13 Hours”

Michael Bay's new film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi was released on Friday. The film is meant to depict what happened in...

Banning “India’s Daughter”

The film "India's Daughter" has stirred up controversy worldwide over the past few days. The film details the brutal gang rape of 23-year-old Jyoti...
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Mud Lotus: Film by Chris White

Check out this brief PR piece about Mud Lotus a film written and directed by DePauw professor, Chris White.

Disney’s Moana and Cultural Appropriation

While Disney's upcoming film Moana has potential to change industry standards, Disney also runs the risk of profiting off of inaccurately representing Polynesian culture.

Me Before You: Portraying Euthanasia in Film

Me Before You depicts the voluntary euthanasia of a disabled man, but time-limited film may not be the best medium in which to portray complicated ethical issues.

Laughing at, or with, Hitler?

Look Who's Back's brutal satire raises questions about juxtaposing comedy and tragedy.
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Gender Segregation: Empowering or Exclusive?

Does creating women-only spaces help or hurt the advancement of gender equality?