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What’s coming to streaming in October

From left to right: The DaVinci Code (Prime), Her (Netflix), Monsterland (Hulu), Deaf U (Netflix)

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

September 27, 2020

Netflix: Her, Spike Jonze, 2013 (10/1) The Academy Award-winning futuristic romantic, science fiction, drama, comedy, which has strangely become more realistic since its 2013 release, Her is officially arriving on Netflix. The film follows Theodore Twombly, (Joaquin Phoenix) a recluse who finds co...

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

The Esquire Theatre shows a variety of films including blockbuster hits, gems from the past and indie flicks only your cool friend knows about.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The textbook is the film screen; the minor is cinema studies. Cinema studies is designed to teach NKU stud...

REVIEW: ‘Maleficent’ sequel fails to capture magic of the original

REVIEW: ‘Maleficent’ sequel fails to capture magic of the original

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

October 17, 2019

Whereas the original was anchored by a magnetic performance from Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” relegates her to a background character in her own movie, and the film suffers because of it.

What’s open on Thanksgiving Day?

What’s open on Thanksgiving Day?

Northerner Staff

November 22, 2018

Sticking around campus for Thanksgiving? Or do you want to get a leg up on holiday shopping?

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