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Shia LaBeouf unlike you’ve ever seen him shines in autobiographical ‘Honey Boy’

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Shia LaBeouf, the writer of the autobiographical film “Honey Boy,” compared making the movie to an exorcism. “I had a flashlight and was rummaging through the attics of my soul trying to figure stuff out, figuring my past out,” LaBeouf said in an interview with Variety. “You excise demons. This felt a little bit like an exorcism.”  Upon view...

Tulane student helps produce Oscar-nominated documentary

Tulane student helps produce Oscar-nominated documentary

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 7, 2019

People grow up hearing that they can make a difference. They learn that their voice is powerful and that one person can change the world. As students get older, it can be harder and harder to keep that little flame of hope burning when it seems like the world is past changing, especially for a seemingl...

Local nonprofit fighting to exonerate prisoners screens “If Beale Street Could Talk”

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Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Following up his celebrated, Oscar-winning hit “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins opted to tell another moving and oft-forgotten story. Weaving an intimate picture of black love amid a backdro­­p of wrongful imprisonment and the criminal justice system, his next film, “If Beale Street Could Talk...

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor I was a toddler when the World Trade Center fell to the deadliest terror attack in world history, as were the majority of my fellow Tulane students. Most of us grew up learning about this tragedy in a reverent, yet removed, manner. I definitely wasn’t paying...

A Very Potter Holiday

Alice Moye-Honeyman

November 29, 2018

December is the most magical time of the year. And what else is magical? Harry Potter. It only makes sense that the two things must go together. Whether you’re a witch, wizard, Muggle or Squib, it’s possible to add an element of magic to any holiday season. So, don’t be a Death Eater, and check out these t...

Coen Brothers’ ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ premieres at New Orleans Film Festival

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Patrick Miller, Associate Arcade Editor

October 25, 2018

Ethan and Joel Coen’s latest cinematic experiment takes the form of “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.” As a compilation of six shorter stories, “The Ballad” was originally a slated to be released as a limited Netflix series. At times some of the vignettes stretch a little too long, but the best ...

Put some spook in your step: Netflix’s best horror movies

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Jonathan Marks, Copy Editor

October 25, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to get into the spooky spirit than by binge-watching horror movies? Netflix offers a wide variety of cult classics, as well as independent horror films. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know what to watch first. The Hullabaloo...

All the spirit without the spooks: the top five feel-good Halloween films

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Amy Nankin, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2018

A slightly chilly breeze cuts through the typical New Orleans humidity, the temperature drops into the frigid mid-60s and students in leggings and sweatshirts swarm the campus. This can only mean one thing: Halloween is quickly approaching. Instead of increasing your heart rate with a horror film after...

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Alex Calloway, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2018

As the clock strikes midnight, the lights of the Prytania Theater — one of New Orleans’s premier independent movie theaters — begin to dim. Attendees, dressed in everything from sweaters and jeans to fishnets and chokers, take their seats. Painted on the faces of a first-time viewer is a bright red “V” — it stands for virgin. This is just the beginning of the pl...

New Orleans Film Festival sweeps over city for 29th year

Cori Shalit, Arcade Associate Editor

October 18, 2018

From Oct. 17-25, the New Orleans Film Society will present the 29th annual New Orleans Film Festival (NOFF) at the Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans. The event offers guests the opportunity not only to experience over 430 films but also to enjoy the company of  25,000 other attendees. The large assortment of...

Netflix Queue: Latin American Films to Get in the Spooky Spirit

Netflix Queue: Latin American Films to Get in the Spooky Spirit

Lauren Caplan, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S. may have ended Oct. 15, but appreciating Latinx art doesn’t have to fall within a specific time frame — you can enjoy these films all year long. The American idea of “horror” differs in many ways from that in Latin American countries, which often consist of disti...

Queue: The Best Chick Flicks of Summer 2018

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Alice Moye-Honeyman, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2018

Chick flicks can be a tough genre to master. Rom-coms have been historically complex, funny and just downright enjoyable, but these releases from this past summer have far exceeded expectations with their gratifying stories. “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again” Knowing Me Knowing You, we both sang that title in ...