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“The Nun” doesn’t come through with good scares

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

“The Nun,” a horror film released Sept. 7, is not as great as it would seem. The movie is a spinoff of the Conjuring and part of the Conjuring universe. The film is set in 1952 and tells of a demon that resides in a church, killing nuns. The film explains the nun from the conjuring is part of the storyline in the universe it is shared in. The film starts with two nuns...

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Happytime Murders is an absolute disappointment

Ruben Lira, Reporter

September 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

“The Happytime Murders” is not a film worth a watch in theatres.

BlacKkKlansmen boasts surprising humor and lightness through a dark film

BlacKkKlansmen boasts surprising humor and lightness through a dark film

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Reviews

“BlacKkKlansman” is a great movie and worth the money.  The film is based off Ron Stallworth’s memoir, with the same title, about his time as an ...

“A Quiet Place” meets expectation

“A Quiet Place” meets expectation

Hector Martinez, Reporter

April 29, 2018

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The film “A Quiet Place” directed by John Krasinski, was released on April 6, and I just recently went to see it for the first time on April 21. I...

“The Post” delivers realistic portrayal of those who protected free speech

“The Post” delivers realistic portrayal of those who protected free speech

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018

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Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star side-by-side in “The Post,” a one- hour-and-fifty-five-minute. film packed full of drama and suspense, by director,...

Kingsman still funny, but vulgar

Lizette Chavez, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017

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“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” was released in theaters on Sept. 22 to the joy of its sequel asking fans and the chagrin of many critics. The film, lasting 141 minutes and uncut, left much to be desired in the way of characterization of both its new and old characters. This honestly left the viewer wondering what the point of some of the new characters were for, if not just...

‘IT’ intimidates with a great story

‘IT’ intimidates with a great story

Christopher Cocay, Reporter

October 4, 2017

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“IT: Chapter One” (2017), directed by Andy Muscietti and based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, has already broke and is still breaking records...

Local movie ‘Border Brothers’ Funny but not strong

Local movie ‘Border Brothers’ Funny but not strong

May 4, 2017

Can “Border Brothers” really be compared to Pineapple Express meets the Hangover? Probably in the sense that it deals with marijuana and three male...

‘Ghost in the Shell’ misses the mark

‘Ghost in the Shell’ misses the mark

Brandon Cowan, Reporter

April 21, 2017

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Based on the Japanese manga “Ghost in the Shell” and directed by Rupert Sanders, “Ghost in the Shell” (2017) is one of the most boring movies I...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ stays true to the original

‘Beauty and the Beast’ stays true to the original

Kylie Hendrickson, Reporter

March 30, 2017

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I’m not a fan of Disney movies, however, Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite since I was a child. I related with Belle when I was younger...

‘Logan’ A Wolverine movie made just for fans

‘Logan’ A Wolverine movie made just for fans

Daulton James Jones, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

Let me start off this by just telling anyone who is a personal fan of Wolverine, your feelings are going to be hurt, so maybe see this alone. This past...

The Lego Batman Movie: A new and hilarious look at The Dark Knight

The Lego Batman Movie: A new and hilarious look at The Dark Knight

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

“The Lego Batman Movie” was such a fun and comedy filled movie that took me by surprise, even with the success of the last Lego Movie. When I heard...

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