Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.

Talon Marks

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

David Jenkins
January 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

If you aren’t a dog person, that just might change by the end of this film. The demographic was obviously towards dog lovers. How one can walk away from this film and dislike dogs is beyond me. A Dog's Pupose is a film that will pierce the hearts of dog lovers and the not so dog lovers alike. It would ...

Rory on the Gilmore Girls revival makes me feel like a failure

Jenny Gonzalez
December 7
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life literally tore my heart to pieces and brought an overflow of tears I am not used to. The presence of many characters such as Kirk, Taylor Doosey, Babette, Michel and Sookie warmed the remaining pieces of the heart I did have. Winter’s beginning was nostalgi...

Wizarding world remains fantastic

Ethan Ortiz
November 23
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was simply that, fantastic.This film reminded me of why I continue to love this world of wizardry and it made me feel like a child again.An expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter explored the 1920s in America with lead character Newt Scamand...

Metallica: Hardwired…for success

Ethan Ortiz
November 23
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

For a band to last for more than 30 years is impressive, but for a band to still put out a successful number one album in the charts after all that time, well that's legendary. Metallica, one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, have accomplished just that with the release of the...

Movie review: Shut In

Briana Velarde
November 18
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Shut In managed to somehow defy expectations. It has a talented cast and stars Naomi Watts who plays Mary Portman, a widowed child psychologist with a disabled son. As the winter storm approaches her New England town, she needs to find one of her young patients whose gone missing. Despite a rathe...

McPhee’s exhibition gives students abstract visuals to art

McPhee’s exhibition gives students abstract visuals to art

Briana Hicks
November 16
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Art major Bradley Okundolor described Christina McPhee’s art work as having an abstract feel. “At the same time it’s kind of grounded in reality because I can sometimes picture shapes within the art work that I know as objects in real life,” he said. McPhee closed out the last day of her...

Returning stars add sparks heading into Roanoke finale

Ethan Ortiz
November 16
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The last two episodes of American Horror Story have been downright disgusting and gruesome, in other words it has been a darn good way to wrap up the Roanoke theme. Chapter eight and nine of the twisted horror series brought back familiar faces and it only added on to the already intense plot of the...

Netflix series review: Keepers of the Game

Bianca Martinez
November 14
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A viewing of the 2016 documentary "Keepers of the Game," a documentary, which depicted the stigma of female athletes especially those of Native American descent, was shown to give the audience a sense of the inequality and ignorance that still exists in modern society.The viewing was held on Monday, N...

Marvel creates an eccentric trip for viewers

Briana Hicks
November 10
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

If I had to imagine what it would be like to go on an acid trip, it would look a lot like the abstract scenes in Doctor Strange.The movie was great from start to finish, but I couldn’t get over the fact that the effects in the movie were so greatly produced that my mind couldn’t fully grasp wha...

Roanoke kills again…literally

Ethan Ortiz
November 3
Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

American Horror Story didn't waste any time with killing off people in chapter seven of the season.In case you missed it, the producer of Return to Roanoke, Sidney, his cameraman and assistant were killed in a matter of minutes by Agnes, the fake butcher.A very gruesome and visual scene that added an im...

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.
Reviews