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Opinion: You should be watching ‘Barry’

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief May 5, 2023

Rarely does any form of media masterfully intertwine drama, comedy and action with an impressive pacing and a balanced tone. HBO’s “Barry” does all the above and more, in the confines of 30-minute...

Suzume wanders into the unknown. Via CoMix Wave Films.

‘Suzume’: An honest review

Adam Young, Staff Reporter May 3, 2023

In Makoto Shinkai’s latest installment of teenagers wandering around Japan to find themselves, “Suzume” follows a coming of age story about a teenager emotionally maturing by traveling with her “companion...

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The future of animation is ‘Entergalactic’

Ehvan Fennell, Lifestyle Editor April 21, 2023

The hairstyles. The fashion. The comedy. “Entergalactic” is a refreshing 92-minute film of various characters in New York drawn with surreal animation techniques similar to “Spider-Man: Into the...

Portrait shot of Vivian Kleiman.

It’s time to expand the narrative

Delila Grubaugh, Features Editor April 4, 2023

America’s demographics are increasingly diverse, and yet it is all too common for newsrooms and media companies to tell stories that do not reflect the ever-changing faces of those around us. This...

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“Creed III” review: the best film of the trilogy

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter March 9, 2023

Looks like Michael B. Jordan can do more than just act. Coming a long way from his first role on HBO’s “The Wire,” Jordan’s directorial debut did not disappoint. Aside from “Top Gun: Maverick,”...

Imagine a world so small that you have to shrink to the smallest subatomic particle in order to enter and see it. This is something everyone’s second favorite insect, Ant Man (Paul Rudd) is used to doing (via Marvel). Via Marvel.

‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ review

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter March 8, 2023

The magic is fading. It hurts to say it, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is losing not only its audience but its touch in bringing stories of heroism to life. Don’t misconstrue what I’m saying....

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‘Cocaine Bear’ review: Is it so bad that it’s genius or a bad idea executed to perfection?

Robbie Doctor, Staff Reporter March 1, 2023

This is one black bear you don’t want to fight back. Yes, National Park Services and park rangers tell you to fight back if the bear is black. They need to update that and add this exception: if the...

We are all blinded by our biases, but those with privilege can be more ignorant to it than most. Photo courtesy Tony Webster/Flickr

Opinion: When the children of privilege cry, we can’t help but roll our eyes

Emily Fernandez, Staff Reporter February 3, 2023

“Nepotism babies” or “nepo babies,” as they were dubbed on TikTok, are as much a part of Hollywood as the red carpets and the paparazzi. Whether your parents were movie stars, CEOs or board members,...

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Staff picks: ‘Twilight’

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor November 23, 2022

Film writer Jesse Wolfe described anything considered to be a cult classic as being a masterpiece. If cult classics are what make a movie a masterpiece, I would consider the “Twilight” saga to be a...

Tazbah Chavez speaks at Mt. SAC

Student Equity Speaker Series: Tazbah Chavez discusses her roots and writing inspiration

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief November 11, 2022

On Nov. 1, as part of Mt. SAC’s Student Equity Speaker Series, Tazbah Chavez, who has directing and writing credits on the film “Your Name Isn’t English” and shows “Reservation Dogs,” “Rutherford...

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Discussing the controversy surrounding Disney’s new ‘The Little Mermaid’

Ehvan Fennell, Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

Disney’s latest trailer for their live-action remake, "The Little Mermaid," ignited a passionate controversy regarding the significance of Black singer and actress Halle Bailey’s role as Princess Ariel. Walt...

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A new definition of blockbuster movies?

Daniel Marroquin, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

The first movie theater in America opened in 1905. Since then, going to the movies has become a societal custom in which families and friends watch a new release with a big screen and shared audience. However,...

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