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‘Cloud Atlas’; novel to film

Steven Ward, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2012


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It is not often, that the union between a novel and film-production is so well crafted, that the result is the preservation of a tale as old and as infinite in its artistic and philosophical importance. The recent film, ‘Cloud Atlas,’ directed by Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, and Lana Wachowski...

The not so “True Story” makes it’s way to fourth film

Sara Winterburn, Staff Writer

October 25, 2012


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You've seen one, you've seen them all. The fourth "Paranormal Activity" film rolled into theaters last week on Oct. 18. "Paranormal Activity 4" takes place in 2011, five years after Katie (Katie Featherston star of the other three movies) killed her husband, sister and brother in law. Katie and her...

Snooki’s baby

Shayah Leisenring, Staff Writer

October 14, 2012


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We al know Nicole Polizzi as Snooki from the "Jersey Shore" which began in the summer of 2009 and from her recent show "Snooki and Jwoww." Even more recently she just had a baby boy named Lorenzo Dominic LaVelle that was born on Aug 26. Baby Lorenzo is one of the top stories we have heard about for...

Nakamura navigates through Life

Steven Ward, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2012


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Vivacious. It is the first word that would come to mind, perhaps surprisingly, when one earned their first glimpse at the humble and gentle form of Yoshio C. Nakamura. His features lined with a lifetime filled with weariness, but prominently outshined by a solemnly inviting smile, that might’ve said,...

’10 Minute Play Festival’ Highlights

Daniel Rodriguez, Video Editor

October 10, 2012


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If you missed out on the '10 Minute Play Festival' then here's quick rundown on a few plays that entertained, and deserve acknowledgment for their well written/witty script as well as some exceptional acting by our fellow Rio Hondo students. To kick things off we have 'Wanderlust,' a story about...

Hysterical comedic relief, ‘Pitch Perfect’

Sara Winterburn, Staff Writer

October 8, 2012


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The new comedy Pitch Perfect was released officially on Oct 5.  Well known actor from the "Twilight" series and "Up in the Air," Anna Kendrick, plays the main character Beca in this somewhat romantic comedy.  Co-stars include Britney Snow (Chloe) known from the popular: films "John Tucker Must Die"...

Resident Evil 6 review

Daniel Rodriguez, Videos Editor

October 4, 2012


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Resident Evil 6 is the newest installment in the video game franchise, which brings back veteran characters from previous games as well as introducing new ones. The player of the game can select and play from four different campaigns making this game quite lengthy. This game will run the player about...

October attractions

Steven Ward, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2012


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As always the trend with RHC Arts department, October promises to be a month filled with a wide array of shows, galleries, concerts, and recitals that will not only surely entertain, but also inspire. The newest show to be put on at the RHC Art Gallery will be an immense overview of six decades of...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ is atop the WCT

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ is atop the WCT

Steven Ward, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2012


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The Whittier Community Theatre, in celebrating its 91st wonderful season, has put on an elegant and buoyant performance of the 1960s classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” by Joseph Stein. The rich presentation of an orthodox Jewish culture under the assault of a vastly changing world goes bey...

‘Finding Nemo’ swims into theaters in 3D

Steven Ward, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2012


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Finding Nemo wasn’t too difficult this time around in Pixar’s release of the animated hit, “Finding Nemo 3D.” The animated production was a hit when it was released in 2003 and this time around it didn’t disappoint. Audiences were delighted to see the return of the overprotective Marlin...

Take a ‘Lawless’ Ride

Sara Winterburn, Staff Writer

September 4, 2012


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In this true tale, the three Bondurant brothers illegally bootleg liquor successfully with a friend’s bar acting as a front to their outlawed business, in Franklin County, Virginia during the 1930s. The middle brother, Forrest Bondurant, is played by Tom Hardy an English actor, who recently gained...

Paranorman is to die for!

August 31, 2012


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After a summer which included extravagant animated movies released through mostly big studios, that made large sums of money but for some reason had left audiences unfulfilled. Now as summer is coming to a close, those same audiences can feel some relief when they go see “Paranorman.” After being...

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