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‘The Hate You Give’ shines a light on racial tensions

Christopher Martinez

October 22, 2018


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"The Hate You Give" is an amazing platform to speak out for those who cannot do so themselves who have been affected by racial tensions. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'HOktKJIsSz5ngPH_1DWKqg',sig:'hvH35f5jZdZZwAouz8xeFi8IUElPfGKoHovjhupNY2I=',w:'594px',h:'346px...

Ryan Gosling Dazzles Audience In “First Man”

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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"First Man" basically made the movie "Apollo 13" look like a puppet-show compared to this compelling movie directed by Damien Chazelle. On Oct. 12, "First Man" hit theaters to enchant movie-goers and fanatics on a journey into the life of the famous astronaut and engineer, Neil Armstrong. Ryan...

Spend time with the king of spooky, Tim Burton

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


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Looking for spooky basket fodder? Or just want to take part in the season and have a Halloween movie marathon, but you can't stand gore or being scared? Then grab your coziest blanket and take a look at this list of festive movies you can watch peacefully with the lights off. Tim Burton Of course...

‘Apostle’ is the perfect spine-chilling film you’ll want to see

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


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Within his new full-length film on Netflix "Apostle," Gareth Evans follows a rather new and different path that includes a full-fledged horror with a dark, nasty and discordant story surrounding a religious cult, which premiered on Oct. 12. It’s a chilling gore with incredible creativity, leaving the...

‘Venom’, a movie so bad it’s GOOD!

Karen Miramontes

October 11, 2018


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Ruben Fleischer's "Venom" tried to take itself seriously in the first few minutes of this anti-hero movie, but would later feel as a wacky, bizarre superhero film that felt like it was made in the 1990's.Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'2KnX24CpR1Z9THQmw...

Garner makes dazzling return to big screen with ‘Peppermint’ film

Naila Salguero

September 12, 2018


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http://gty.im/1024971538Refreshing as a peppermint, it’s nice to see Jennifer Garner back on the big screen as the lead role in an action movie. Since her breakout role as Sydney Bristow in the television series "Alias," it has been over a decade since we’ve seen Garner in a thriller movie. ...

Netflix’s ‘The After Party’ is a complete miss

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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  Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ooF4TOsuRCtfeN_31W1qDQ',sig:'uUCUtt_F44O8QCPidvzIQsHvZdTmxtbJbqXLkAS9dDw=',w:'594px',h:'402px',items:'1017389998',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Netflix's original movie "The After Party," has a predictable storyline and stereotypes the rapping industry. With the overuse of drugs, strippers, and obscene jokes this movie gives a bad light to the world of rap. Young rapper Owen, ...

Crazy Rich Asians: Hollywood’s huge milestone for rom-coms

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018


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One of this summer's highly anticipated movie releases, "Crazy Rich Asians" became an important film to see, mainly for its praise as the first Hollywood studio movie in 25 years to feature and breakthrough representation of an all-Asian or Asian-American cast. The last time Hollywood had an all-As...

‘Breaking In’ is worth a matinee ticket

John Chavez

May 17, 2018


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The thriller film “Breaking In” debuted at the box office May 11 and while it may not be the best movie the film genre has to offer, it’s certainly worth the price of a matinee ticket. “Breaking In” is the product of Australian film director James McTeigue, whose greatest ...

‘Dear White People’ is only offensive if you’re racist

Elizabeth Corcoles

May 8, 2018


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Netflix’s returning series, "Dear White People" revolves around six African-American students attending an elite college who reveal their college is not so post-racial. The series is timely and does an excellent job depicting people who aren't of color being ignorant and when it comes to cultur...

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