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

Christopher Martinez

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

"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...

‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Is Hopeless

Guadalupe Zaragoza

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

With episodes ranging from an hour to two in Steven Avery's case, part 2 of Netflix's "Making a Murderer," is a creation of draining advocacy.The series is meant to continue with the hope of a man who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned. While filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi's new episod...

‘The Conner’s spinoff lacks potential without Roseanne

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

ABC premiered "The Conners" on Oct. 16, with high hopes and expectations, but without their matriarch Roseanne, the series lacked potential and excitement within their plot. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'KT_Y...

Cerritos College production of ‘Oedipus the King’ proved commanding

Cerritos College production of ‘Oedipus the King’ proved commanding

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Reviews, Showcase

The Cerritos College Theatre Department demonstrated that they can perform and produce the ancient Greek drama, "Oedipus the King" with minor hitches. The play, written by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, opened Oct. 5 and could be seen Oct. 6 and 11-14. The production exhibited that the black...

Ryan Gosling Dazzles Audience In “First Man”

Rebecca Aguila, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

"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...

‘Riverdale’ returns with a sensational, chilling season 3 premiere

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The CW welcomed back its audience with the premiere of "Riverdale" on Oct. 10, with a suspenseful chilling third season and much anticipation of thrills by including a supernatural theme. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.l...

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

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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...

Netflix’s ‘Elite’ is so bloody exceptional

Eunice Barron

October 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

On Oct.5 Netflix's "Elite" brought an exceptional breath of fresh air in teen and young adult dramas with a murder mystery series also dealing with topics that included discrimination of the working class, HIV, homophobia, and Islamophobia.The plot is set on a prestigious private school, Las Encinas, in ...

New season of ‘Big Mouth’ is better, but still disgusting

Carmelita Islas Mendez

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The newest season of Netflix’s “Big Mouth” was finally released on Oct. 5 and it was conflicting to watch. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'zbfv--rtRCdv6qRWCGNXeg',sig:'evTsCsnNYKrbR2PjApN4FspDiJ1KbsfMIVKBVb_BJdU=',w:'594px',h:'500px'...

‘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...

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