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‘Venom’, a movie so bad it’s GOOD!

Karen Miramontes, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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.wid...

Bianca Bitches: Dear men, it’s not a woman’s fault that you can’t get laid

Bianca Bitches: Dear men, it’s not a woman’s fault that you can’t get laid

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bianca Bitches, Columns

Dear “involuntarily celibate” men, it’s not a woman’s fault that they don’t want to have sex with you, it’s yours. Involuntarily celibate men are those delusional enough to think that women are shallow and don’t want to go out with them because of their appearance, and thus hate and...

Three new horror releases for this spooky season

Alison Hernandez, Online editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It’s October, which means Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to prepare for this horrific holiday season than by checking out these latest horror films out in theaters later this month.   Halloween, Oct. 19   The classic movie gets a continuation in this 2...

Art professor’s abstract art showcased at Rio Hondo College

Art professor’s abstract art showcased at Rio Hondo College

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment

The Rio Hondo College art gallery showcased dozens of art pieces, all of which were abstract paintings by Cerritos College art professor, Hagop Najarian, from Sept. 4 to Oct. 2.   Najarian hosted a closing reception on Sept. 30 for his art exhibit entitled, "Hagop Najarian: Atonal Chromatics," with help from Rio Hondo’s art gallery director, Robert Miller. For a Sunday afternoon, the turnout ...

‘Virtual Self’ brought fans an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia

‘Virtual Self’ brought fans an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

DJ Porter Robinson, who played as his alias, Virtual Self, brought many of his old fans and new fans together for an extraordinary night of technic-Utopia and storytelling visuals. Virtual Self exceeded all expectations and left fans in awe with stunning visuals and re-mixes of his five track EP. The...

Geo-Ontological: Deep Time panel; Art and its connections to geology

Geo-Ontological: Deep Time panel; Art and its connections to geology

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment

A panel was held on Sept. 24 emphasizing the theme of the Cerritos College art gallery's current exhibit: Geo-Ontological: Deep Time. In order for the audience to get a full understanding of the message behind the theme of the gallery, Professor James MacDevitt invited four artists and a geologist...

‘Maniac’ Will Literally Leave You Crazy In Love For More!

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

From comedy to suspense, executive producers and character protagonists, Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, used their creative minds to produce a jaw-dropping Netflix original 8-part series "Maniac" for those who are craving a binge-worthy show. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gi...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z perform the ultimate show

Beyoncé and Jay-Z perform the ultimate show

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

“On the Run Il” proved that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are deeper in love than ever before. The concert was an ode of love and heartbreak, with visual interludes showing the ups and downs of their relationship. The Carters played at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Sunday with the attendance of over 60,000 fans....

Velvateen’s rising recognition in the backyard scene

Velvateen’s rising recognition in the backyard scene

Rebecca Aguila, Staff writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Cerritos College alumni Jacob Jimenez, gives the audience a hardcore tune with his newly-created band entitled Velvateen. The garage rock band creates this raw and classic rock-and-roll sound, with only two people in the band. Jimenez, guitar player and lead singer, and drummer Mark Jarrett, have...

‘The Land of Steady Habits’ displays habits that are all too realistic

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix's original movie, “The Land of Steady Habits,” is filled with mediocre acting, but realistic scenarios in a higher end middle-class family. The movie revolves around Anders Hill, played by Ben Mendelsohn, who portrays a wealthy, newly-retired divorcee who's going through a midlife crisis. Em...

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