Talon Marks

Ariana Grande shows her vulnerable yet savage side with new album “thank u, next”

Ariana Grande shows her vulnerable yet savage side with new album “thank u, next”

Tiara White, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

Less than six months after Ariana Grande dropped her Grammy winning album “Sweetener,” she came back as her most authentic and savage self on Feb. 8 with another non-skippable album full of pure and raw emotion, “thank u, next." While “Sweetener” highlights Grande’s process of picking...

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards salutes women and diversity

Eunice Barron, Co-Online Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, Reviews

CBS broadcasted the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, which sensationally demonstrated both the celebration of cultural diversity and female empowerment, despite some minor flaws during the event. The Grammys was mainly focused on empowering women by including the Gender-equality theme stole the...

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...

Metalcore to Pop- Bring me the Horizon’s New Sound

Metalcore to Pop- Bring me the Horizon’s New Sound

Julissa Villalobos, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Taking a drastic turn, Bring Me the Horizon has released their first pop album, yes dare I say POP album, “Amo” on Jan. 25. Although the desire was a metal album, "Amo" did not disappoint. It delivered. Tarring away from their metalcore roots BMTH has their fans questioning the future of this...

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...

J. Cole is back again with new hit “Middle Child”

J. Cole is back again with new hit “Middle Child”

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music, Reviews

With the release of his song "Middle Child" on Jan. 23, J. Cole has definitely put the rap game on notice, as well as left fans asking for more. The song was produced by Cole and T-Minus who worked together last year on "Kevin's Heart" and 6LACK's and Cole's "Pretty Little Fears." It continues...

There is a motherfucking FEVER

There is a motherfucking FEVER

Julissa Villalobos, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music, Reviews

In the mix of a government shut down and over 35,000 LAUSD teachers marching for their students, The Fever333 drops an album that starts a fire, actually a fever in everyone who listens. Let this fever be a source of strength to make the changes you want to see in your community. The Fever333 is...

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...

Cerritos College • Norwalk, Calif.
Reviews