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‘The Magnificent Seven’ sticks to tradition

‘The Magnificent Seven’ sticks to tradition

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
October 19
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Want a formula for success? Take hollywood’s surging new star, surround him with mainstay veterans, and throw in a beloved western from the 60’s era of film to top it all off. The Magnificent Seven , directed by Antoine Fuqua who also directed films such as Training Day and Southpaw, is a remake o...

Han Solo: A scoundrel turned hero

Han Solo: A scoundrel turned hero

Pete Escobar, Staff Writer
October 19
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Marvels Han Solo series has been an outstanding one so far. We’ve dug deeper into the iconic character we know and love from the original trilogy of Star Wars movies, and writer Marjorie Liu effectively implements his persona into the story. Issue #4 of the series picks up from the previous stand off...

Nintendo to announce new console: Nintendo NX

Nintendo to announce new console: Nintendo NX

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 19
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Nintendo is on the verge of announcing their newest console to the public, the “Nintendo NX.” However, this may be the company’s last stand in the home console market if previous sales are any indication. Nintendo’s current console in stores now is the “Nintendo Wii U” and according to IR ...

‘Luke Cage’ is the zenith of black heroism

‘Luke Cage’ is the zenith of black heroism

Noah Garcia and Diana Juarez
October 18
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Marvel Television and Netflix continue their coordinated effort of bringing comic books to life by releasing its third installment of the Marvel Knights Series: Luke Cage. Unlike with its two predecessors, Daredevil and Jessica Jones, this series takes place in Harlem, New York instead of the previou...

Tower of Terror closing down at Disney California Adventure

Tower of Terror closing down at Disney California Adventure

Rosangel Loza, Staff Writer
October 12
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California Adventures’ “The Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror” is scheduled to permanently close down Jan. 3, 2017 and is being replaced by “Guardians of the Galaxy- Mission: Breakout!” that opens later next year. When I first heard talk that the ride was going to be replaced, I was heartb...

The farmers market strikes back!

The farmers market strikes back!

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor
October 10
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After five years, the Uptown Whittier Street Fair has returned from its previous cancellation. The street fair came together in conjunction with the Whittier Uptown Association and production company NRD Productions. The Whittier Daily News quoted Tony Williams, vice president of the Uptown Association, saying th...

Sully Review: A relatively unknown true tale of humanity at its best.

Sully Review: A relatively unknown true tale of humanity at its best.

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
September 28
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The terror of losing both engines in an airplane before getting enough distance from one of the most densely populated areas in the world has to be one of the worst feelings one can feel. Now, think of the pressure you would face when you are the pilot of said airplane. That is the main focus to the C...

Guillermo Del Toro unveils his labyrinth

Guillermo Del Toro unveils his labyrinth

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
September 28
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To some people, Guillermo Del Toro is a master of his craft who is able to blend occultism, horror and child centric themes into cinematic masterpieces; to others he is just a small time director with an unapologetically long name to spell. A Del Toro showcase is taking place at the Los Angeles County Mu...

A night of horror and fun at Universal Studios

A night of horror and fun at Universal Studios

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
September 28
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It is that time of the year where Universal Studios re-opens its horror themed “after hours” event; Halloween Horror Nights. This September marks the 17th year the event has taken place at Universal Studios, Hollywood. This year the featured mazes are “The Exorcist,” “American Horror Sto...

Blair Witch Review: Don’t go into the woods. Or the theater.

Blair Witch Review: Don’t go into the woods. Or the theater.

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
September 27
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Imagine every overused horror movie cliche being utilized in a film that doesn’t capture the nostalgia it attempts to utilize, and you’ll have the “Blair Witch”. Directed by Adam Wingard, Blair Witch was a surprisingly well kept secret, up until two months before its release and being marketed...

Famous Los Angeles music venue, The Smell, stays open despite demolition plans

Famous Los Angeles music venue, The Smell,  stays open despite demolition plans

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
September 21
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The Smell, one of the more popular DIY music venues in downtown L.A, is staying open despite receiving news earlier in the year with a demolition notice on their door. The Smell, which has been located at 247 S. Main St. for the past 17 years, has had much success drawing in local and out of state ...

Battlefield One Impressions

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
September 15
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While many people took the weekend to relax and unwind, many gamers took to the frontlines in EA’s and DICE’s latest beta- build of their hit first-person shooter video game, “Battlefield One.” For those who aren’t up-to-date with video games, Battlefield is a very popular first-person shooter...

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