Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Despite a confusing explanation of time travel, Tenet contains an engaging storyline, spectacular fight sequences, and phenomenal acting from its cast.

Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” is a Mind-Bending Action Flick

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 15, 2020

If you didn’t like the mind-boggling antics of “Inception,” then you probably - most definitely - won’t like Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet.” But you will enjoy it more than "Interstellar." Initially slated for theaters on July 17, the film was postponed to July 31, then August 12 because of...

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Movie Release Dates Delayed, Sent to Streaming

Wesley Fukuda October 15, 2020

It has not been a good year for the film industry to say the least. Many highly anticipated movies unfortunately had their release dates delayed due to the Coronavirus. Because of the virus, all movie theaters have had to shut down, with only a few theaters reopening. Movies in production had their original...

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Review: 43rd Anniversary of “Titicut Follies”

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 3, 2020

Released in 1967, “Titicut Follies” gave audiences a look at the mistreatment of patients at Bridgewater Hospital for the criminally insane. Since today marks the film’s 43rd anniversary, Sam Garcia takes a look back and reviews the unsettling film, banned from general distribution for over 20...

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PlayStation 5 Showcase

PlayStation's Upcoming Games and Console
Wesley Fukuda September 27, 2020

Sony Interactive Entertainment is one of the biggest and most recognizable companies in gaming. They provide some of the best tech for their consoles and have created some of the most memorable games. From classics like Banjo Kazooie to their latest masterpieces like God of War, they are a gaming company...

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The TikTok deal was approved by President Donald Trump

President Trump Lifts Ban on TikTok Temporarily

Alyson Gonzalez, Print Editor in Chief September 22, 2020

The Trump administration announced their plans to ban TikTok, a popular social network app, from downloading on Sunday, September 20. Users who have the app downloaded on their phone will still be able to use it, but there won’t be any updates. Any other individuals that want to download the app will...

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Streaming Services Could Win An Oscar?

Michael Martinez, Print Photo Editor May 10, 2020

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science recently approved a temporary hold on the requirement that a film needs a seven-day theatrical run in a commercial theater to qualify for the Oscars. Instead, films will be allowed to be released digitally without playing in theaters. However, that doesn’t...

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AMC Refuses To Work With Universal Pictures

Emily De Luna, Reporter May 10, 2020

AMC  are now boycotting against a major Hollywood studio. The movie theater chain  is refusing  to show any Universal Picture films, arguing that the studio is "breaking the business model" that has sustained the companies for decades.  Root of the problem Universal Pictures recently released “Trolls...

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International Dance Day

David Medina, Editor-In-Chief April 29, 2020

International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance. Created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute the event takes place every year on April 29, which is the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet. Dancing has a way of taking your worries...

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On Friday March 27, Los Angeles producer Tokimonsta live streamed her DJ set in isolation due to the current  pandemic.

BeatPort Hosts 34-Hour Virtual Music Festival

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor March 30, 2020

BeatPort live stream had its first ever 34-hour virtual music festival called ReConnect on Friday March 27 through Sunday March 29. The event was curated as a way to raise money for the electronic music community who are now facing a huge loss financially with gig cancellations due to COVID-19. 8.5 million...

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March 11, 1967 Pink Floyd Released Their First Debut Single

David Medina, Editor-In-Chief March 21, 2020

It All Started With A Vision The English rock band Pink Floyd released their first debut single “Arnold Layne” which sparked their legendary Rock and Roll career. Pink Floyd performed for more than 30 years and sold over 200 million al- bums. This song “Arnold Layne” was not what they...

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Actresses from the production and a few students proudly wear their Vagina Monologue sweatshirts after the show.

Rio Hondo Hosts 4th Annual “Vagina Monologues”

David Medina, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2020

The Vagina Monologues was hosted by Rio Hondo College Thursday February 27, 2020 at the Wray Theatre. This event is going on its fourth year, presented by the Violence Intervention Project and Student Life. The Monologue spotlighted controversial topics such as domestic violence, mental health, victim...

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The LA Art Show kicked off with a calm start on February 6th Thursday morning, allowing attendees a more personal experience with the art pieces.

LA Art Show Returns for 25th Anniversary

Clarissa Martinez, Digital Associate Editor February 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Art Show celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Convention Center on Wednesday February 5th through Sunday February 9th. The convention included a variety of modern and contemporary art works. Over 120 galleries were on display from 23 different countries. Art works ranged from sculptures,...

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