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As weak as ‘Glass’

As weak as ‘Glass’

Edgar Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 20, 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...

Art piece ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is neither completed or fixed

Art piece ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is neither completed or fixed

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under Arts, Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Fine Arts building gallery kicked off the new semester with Die Kunstkammer (Cabinet of Curiosities), a new window dressing installation, introduced by artist Karim Shuquem on Jan. 16. As a Los Angeles visual and performing artist, Shuquem's black and white themed art comes off as an approac...

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...

Ariana Grande’s trap twist on a Julie Andrews classic

Ariana Grande’s trap twist on a Julie Andrews classic

Tiara White, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Following her hit breakup anthem "Thank U, Next," Ariana Grande released her new boujee single "7 Rings" Jan. 17, accompanied by a glamorous pink-themed music video. The song starts off with Grande softly singing, "Breakfast at Tiffany's and bottles of bubbles." Grande has stated in 2010 that ...

Why Netflix is raising prices and how do people feel about it?

Why Netflix is raising prices and how do people feel about it?

Tiara White, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

America's leading streaming service, Netflix, announced on Jan. 15 that they will be hiking up the prices on all subscription plans. This is the most drastic price raise since 2011 according to Today News. The standard plan has risen from $10.99 to $12.99 and the premium hiked from $11.99 to $15.99 per month. The cheapest subscription has o...

Vir Das’ “Losing It” will actually lose you from viewing it

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

TM Guadalupe Zaragoza After the release of his 2017 stand-up Netflix special “Abroad Understanding,” Vir Das’ “Losing It’’ takes over on Dec. 11th. With an hour’s worth of the special, Vir Das takes the design to a more intimate environment through the replacement with a desi San Fra...

The Beginning and End Mark of Netflix’s Entertainment By The New Year

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By chance, is there any New Year’s resolutions? It’s fine, don’t worry, just relax and keep watching Netflix while avoiding the many responsibilities coming in the 2019 year as done the previous year. The good thing is that there is a whole new lineup streaming this January. The incoming and...

‘Mowgli’: The Opposite of A Disney Film

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Dec. 7th, "Mowgli: The Legends of the Jungle," the last adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, was released on Netflix, removing itself from the iconic child friendly characterization. Within the film, director Andy Serkis includes a daunting cast that provide their voice and motion capture...

Season two of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is not as funny, but entertaining all the same

Bianca Martinez, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Heads up, or better yet, tits up, as season two of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is not as hilarious as the first season but just as entertaining nonetheless. In season two of the Amazon Prime original series, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” we pick where we last left main character, Miriam “Midge”...

Netflix’s ‘Baby’ is shockingly risqué

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

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