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‘The End’ of times of AHS is not that frightening

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

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One of fall's most anticipated series, "American Horror Story: Apocalypse," premiered with much excitement, but it was a disappointment due to it not being sufficiently scary and disturbing as expected. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function...

‘Sierra Burgess is a Loser’ could’ve been better

Guadalupe Zaragoza, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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Netflix original "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser" is one of the latest young adult modern Rom-Coms that streamed on Sept. 7, delivering admirable messages of self-acceptance and self-confidence towards young individuals. http://gty.im/1025422168 It centers on Sierra Burgess, played by the brilliant...

Garner makes dazzling return to big screen with ‘Peppermint’ film

Naila Salguero, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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http://gty.im/1024971538 Refreshing as a peppermint, it’s nice to see Jennifer Garner back on the big screen as the lead role in an action movie. Since her breakout role as Sydney Bristow in the television series "Alias," it has been over a decade since we’ve seen Garner in a thriller movie. She...

Netflix’s ‘The After Party’ is a complete miss

Marilyn Parra, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

  Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ooF4TOsuRCtfeN_31W1qDQ',sig:'uUCUtt_F44O8QCPidvzIQsHvZdTmxtbJbqXLkAS9dDw=',w:'594px',h:'402px',items:'1017389998',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Netflix's original movie "The After Party," has a predictable storyline and stereotypes the rapping industry. With the overuse of drugs, strippers, and obscene jokes this movie gives a bad light to the world of rap. Young rapper Owen, ...

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

Eunice Barron, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

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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...

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the cute, sappy little rom-com

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the cute, sappy little rom-com

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 19, 2018

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"To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before", Netflix’s original film, is a sappy romance story with a few rough patches along the way, but delivers a rom-com. Although the film is a bit dramatic, it is worth the watch on a lazy Saturday afternoon. The film in itself has a colorful soundtrack. With...

‘Dear White People’ is only offensive if you’re racist

Elizabeth Corcoles

May 8, 2018

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Netflix’s returning series, "Dear White People" revolves around six African-American students attending an elite college who reveal their college is not so post-racial. The series is timely and does an excellent job depicting people who aren't of color being ignorant and when it comes to cultur...

Phantom Thieves steals hearts in ‘Persona 5’ anime

Carlos Martinez

April 26, 2018

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"Persona 5: The Animation" is one of the few gems that make adaptations work when they make it on the air. In the era in which the entertainment industry scours through every book, television series and, in some weird cases, theme park attractions in order to bait people into watching their screens;...

Rampage Fails to Break Video Game Movie Curse

John Chavez

April 17, 2018

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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...

A Futile and Stupid Gesture

Bianca Martinez

January 29, 2018

Filed under College Life, Movies, Reviews

It is safe to say that all of us have seen at least one National Lampoon flick be it a quick snip-it of "Animal House" on TV while channel surfing or a portion of Caddyshack that you vaguely remember watching."A Futile and Stupid Gesture" is a Netflix original that centers on the life of Doug Kenney, c...

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