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Crazy Rich Asians: Hollywood’s huge milestone for rom-coms

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

One of this summer's highly anticipated movie releases, "Crazy Rich Asians" became an important film to see, mainly for its praise as the first Hollywood studio movie in 25 years to feature and breakthrough representation of an all-Asian or Asian-American cast. The last time Hollywood had an all-As...

Avengers: Infinity War warming up for box office success

Carlos Ruiz

April 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's most recent installment "Avengers: Infinity War" is going to be one of the best superhero movies of the year.The MCU is the most dominant franchise centered on superhero films today.If you're not a fan of seeing a crapload of superheroes on screen for two hours and 29 ...

Rampage Fails to Break Video Game Movie Curse

John Chavez

April 17, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews

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...

Practice What You Preach Black Panther

Cesar Villa

March 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The “Black Panther” film has surpassed the $700 million mark as of Monday in the worldwide box office, so why won’t Marvel Studios and parent Walt Disney Company listen to their fans that are petitioning them to donate 25 percent of the films income instead of the lousy $1 million they allocated...

Too much “Star Wars”

John Chavez

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Star Wars fans are going to be up to their necks in sequels to their favorite franchise if Disney has its way, whether they like it or not. Lucasfilm recently announced that the creators of "Game of Thrones" D. B. Weiss and David Benioff will start working on a new set of Star Wars films. This is in addition t...

One Minute Movie Review | Gone Girl

Carlos Holguin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Arts, Reviews, Videos

Carlos is back again this week to bring you a One Minute Movie Review of Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck.

Review: ‘As Above, So Below’ is just another typical horror film

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under Arts

Legendary Pictures' new found footage film, "As Above,So Below" , the movie from sibling filmmakers John Erick and Drew Dowdle , is nearly as similar as previous horror films such as "The Blair Witch Project" and "Paranormal Activity." The film starts off with a female archaeologist exploring what ap...

Review: ‘Cantinflas’ falls short in telling legend’s story

Jennifer Medina, Associate News Editor

September 13, 2014


Filed under Arts

Born Mario Moreno, Cantinflas is a name recognized among most people of Hispanic background; he was a person who grew up in a family of six with low income, but those circumstances were not enough to stop him from reaching his dreams. The recent film Cantinflas is a biography of who Cantinflas was and what...

One Minute Review: Frank

Carlos Holguin

September 12, 2014


Filed under Movies, Multimedia, Videos

Carlos Holguin gives a quick rundown on the movie 'Frank', a story about a young wannabe musician who joins a band.

Review: ‘Oculus’ successfully frightens and intrigues

Katherine Grijalva, Copy Editor

April 15, 2014


Filed under Arts, Reviews

Created by the producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious, and directed by Mike Flanagan, 'Oculus' has caused immense hype from its audience, and has gained positive reviews from critics, naming it "one of the scariest movies they've seen in years" according to Hollywoodlife.com. The film begins with Tim Russ...

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