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The outstanding brilliance of Russian Doll’s twist on a horror dramedy

The outstanding brilliance of Russian  Doll’s twist on a horror dramedy

Guadalupe Zaragoza, A & E Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

The new existential Netflix dramedy series, Russian Doll, is different in which it fulfills a satisfying ending, rather than TV shows nowadays which go on and on before getting to its point. It shares such a power of recurrence. The show provides a basic premise for the eight episodes in which the...

Netflix’s ‘Ted Bundy Tapes’ series leaves a shocking revelation

Netflix’s ‘Ted Bundy Tapes’ series leaves a shocking revelation

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

Known as the 30th anniversary of Ted Bundy's death by electric chair, Netflix premiered the most compelling yet horrific four-part docuseries "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" on Jan. 24. The documentary series fulfills an explanation of how this convicted rapist and mass murderer...

Bianca Bitches: Boohoo she’s brown, get over it

Bianca Bitches: Boohoo she’s brown, get over it

Bianca Martinez, Freelance Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Bianca Bitches, Columns, Movies, Opinion

You are surfing through Netflix, looking for something to watch, you pass over the streaming service’s selection of original movies and you stop on “Roma.” Everyone is talking about and applauding Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma,” so you press play. Onscreen appears a beautiful woman with a...

Fox’s Rent not so ‘live’ is spectacularly delightful

Fox’s Rent not so ‘live’ is spectacularly delightful

Eunice Barron, Co-Online editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music, Reviews

Fox's live adaptation production of the 1996 Tony Award-winning broadway musical, Rent premiered Jan. 27, which promised to deliver a spectacular nostalgic performance in which it did despite of not being "Live" as it was expected. "Rent: Live" made it's theatrical debut on the small screen as a television...

As weak as ‘Glass’

As weak as ‘Glass’

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

The sequel to both "Unbreakable" and "Split" is passable, but undoubtedly the weakest installment in the trilogy. It serves as a great standalone film, but when compared to its predecessors it simply does not follow through on the grand picture painted by M. Night Shyamalan. Exploring a mental...

Dragon Ball Super: Broly is a Super Saiyan Success

Dragon Ball Super: Broly is a Super Saiyan Success

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Movies, Reviews

Written by Akira Toriyama and directed by Tatsuya Nagamine, Dragon Ball Super: Broly serves a wonderfully action-packed return to a franchise loved by many. The Film centers around three survivors of an alien race. These Saiyans have their fates intertwined by the destruction of their planet, adding...

Netflix’s ‘Baby’ is shockingly risqué

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Netflix premiered "Baby" on Nov. 30 as its latest teen foreign-language drama and it is shockingly risqué, due to its teen prostitution theme. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'8BchZKwfS059FEvRznt1Ng',sig:'-nYadliv...

Life Size 2: the most dullest film of the year

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Freeform has ended their sequence of great films. On Dec. 2, Freeform released a sequel to the famous 2000's film "Life Size" in which Lindsay Lohan portrays a young girl who brings her doll, Eve, to life played by Tyra Banks, but it was the weakest and the most boring idea of this year. The first...

Netflix’s A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding is a royal mess

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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Netflix’s The Princess Switch is a royal guilty pleasure for the holidays

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

November 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Netflix premiered "The Princess Switch" on Nov. 16 with much excitement, and it is a joyful guilty pleasure for the holidays with its plot, characters and the joyful presence of its protagonist, Vanessa Hudgens. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(f...

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