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“A Star Is Born” suprises audiences

“A Star Is Born” suprises audiences

Cassidy Eisen, Reporter

October 26, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion, Reviews

The best rendition yet of “A Star is Born,” is a total knockout that will hit you with every emotion possible. It told a story of love, addiction, an...

“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

Filed under Reviews

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...

Olmos Productions is looking to cast extras for two scenes that will be filmed in Bakersfield

Olmos Productions is looking to cast extras for two scenes that will be filmed in Bakersfield

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under News

Olmos Productions and Edward James Olmos, movie director and actor of “The Devil Has a Name,” a future dark comedy film, are looking to cast extras...

“Black Panther” was a success

“Black Panther” was a success

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Marvel Studios just released its newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. "Black Panther" debuted over the President’s Day weekend to an as...

Horror film will have audiences on edge

Horror film will have audiences on edge

Rhiannon Stroberg, Features Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Fox’s new horror-comedy “Scream Queens” is destined to be a hit. On Sept. 22, Fox aired back-to-back episodes of the new series’ pilot and its se...

Game over; ‘Ender’ loses fan of book

Robert Mullen, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Filed under Reviews

Disappointing. In one word, that’s what this film adaptation of the award-winning novel, “Ender’s Game” turned out to be. The movie lacks nearly all the elements that made the book so emotional and interesting, and instead it seems to lecture about how wonderful the main character, Ender, is. A significant part of the movie’s dialogue is used up explaining how special...

‘Gravity shoots for the stars, Bullock keeps it trapped in orbit

Kennedy Thomas, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under Reviews

“Open Water’ in space.” That’s the general consensus of many upon viewing the trailer for “Children of Men” director Alfonso Cuaron’s new survival-thriller flick, “Gravity.” At first glance, this would seem an accurate description, as the plot of the film focuses on a man and woman who find themselves stranded in a dangerous environment with little hope...

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