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The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo Review

Karina Quiran-Juarez

May 18, 2018


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“The Way You Make Me Feel” by Maurene Goo is a delightful young adult novel that takes place over the course of a summer in L.A. The novel balances humor and fun, while also weaving in important themes of family and friendship! With a first person point of view narration, readers follow...

‘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...

Netflix’s ‘Anon’ is a lukewarm cautionary tale of privacy

Carlos Martinez

May 8, 2018


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Director, screenwriter and producer Andrew Niccol is no stranger when it comes to creating high concept films that answer the "what-if" questions people ask themselves when they are inebriated on good times. He showcased the idea of a society with its caste system based on genes in the film "Gattaca"...

‘The Fantasticks’ is not as fantastic as it seems

‘The Fantasticks’ is not as fantastic as it seems

Bianca Martinez

May 1, 2018


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The Cerritos College Theatre Department's production of "The Fantasticks" proved several things; they own a stock in confetti, saved money on costumes and can carry a tune for the most part, but they came up short in proving the most important aspect of a successful production and that was convincing th...

Pass on Netflix’s ‘The Week of’

John Chavez

May 1, 2018


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Netflix has recently debut their newest title, Robert Smigel’s “The Week of," and though it may seem as a good way to pass the time, Netflix users may be better off scrolling to the next title if they really want to enjoy themselves. The movie is a comedy directed by Smigel and stars Ada...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stands tall as fan-favorite heroes fight Thanos

Carlos Ruiz

May 1, 2018


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has finally brought an ending to a 10-year connection within the MCU films, which began in 2008 with "Iron Man."With the most recent installment of the MCU being "Avengers: Infinity War" it undoubtedly deserves a 4/5 star rating because this movie embodied great artistry,...

Phantom Thieves steals hearts in ‘Persona 5’ anime

Carlos Martinez

April 26, 2018


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"Persona 5: The Animation" is one of the few gems that make adaptations work when they make it on the air. In the era in which the entertainment industry scours through every book, television series and, in some weird cases, theme park attractions in order to bait people into watching their screens;...

Rampage Fails to Break Video Game Movie Curse

John Chavez

April 17, 2018


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Brad Peyton's "Rampage" barged its way into theaters this past week, and it may not be the monster/action movie patrons were hoping for. The arcade game turned movie is one of the latest attempts by Hollywood to turn video games into watchable movies, which has never been a fruitful endeavor. "Rampage" is...

‘Ready Player One’ high-fives nerds and geeks at the winner’s circle

Jose Flores

April 3, 2018


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“Ready Player One” was the March-April weekend box office’s black horse making $41,700,00, twice as much than second place “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” at $17,100,000. The film’s excitement was divided into two when the film’s marketing released ads for the movie that were riffs from c...

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