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‘Kingsman’ beats expectations again in sequel

‘Kingsman’ beats expectations again in sequel

By Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief 10/05/17 God save the queen. Kingsman is brilliant. After keeping fans waiting for three years, the second film in the beloved series, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, picks up with a bang as Eggsy, played by Taron Egerton; Roxy, played by Sophie Cook; Merlin, played by Mark Strong and the whole […]

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ too tropish for own good

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ too tropish for own good

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I am not a fan of the action movie genre. For me, the drawn-out chase scenes, only-mildly-entertaining fighting sequences and weak romantic subplots all feel the same. Unfortunately, The Hitman’s Bodyguard is as standard as action movies can come, and despite the amazing rapport between Ryan Reynolds and Samuel […]

So you want to make a film? A simple how-to guide

So you want to make a film? A simple how-to guide

By Zachary Landau | The Duquesne Duke So you want to make a film? Be it for a class project or for a job portfolio, having a homemade movie is a testament to one’s talent and patience to see a special idea come to life. That idea, goal or message is what is at the […]

Social equality movement brought about by “Free the Nipple”

Social equality movement brought about by “Free the Nipple”

  By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor When I think about powerful female role-models, Miley Cyrus is not the first woman that comes to mind. With a few tweets in support of the unreleased film Free the Nipple, the Hannah Montana-gone-Jekyll and Hyde actress has acted as a defibrillator to the Topfreedom movement. Topfreedom is […]

Duquesne cancels Rivera over ‘selfie’

Duquesne cancels Rivera over ‘selfie’

By Julian Routh | News Editor The line between what is and isn’t ‘Duquesne-able’ led university officials to cancel a well-known journalist’s appearance at an upcoming conference. Geraldo Rivera, host of Geraldo at Large on Fox News, will no longer be appearing at a Duquesne symposium dedicated to a discussion about the assassination of President […]