Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Rewind Ep.2 (Friday 3/12/2021)

March 12, 2021

https://open.spotify.com/episode/30zhRuVjvK9GLmUUYvCUrc?si=RfZ-I0FcTxWKbCClNQs2yA In this episode of Rio Rewind, Brandon Ramirez and Lorenzo Arce discuss Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film, Pulp Fiction. It's unpredictability, uniqueness, and whether it would pass nowadays are some of the interesting discussions...

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Beloved Horror Icon, Sid Haig, Dies at 80

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 27, 2019

Horror icon Sid Haig passed away due to a lung infection on Saturday, September 21. The actor, famous for his roles in films such as Rob Zombie’s House of 1,000 Corpses, was 80 years old. The heartbreaking news came just one week after the release of his latest film, “3 From Hell.” "My heart,...

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Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Godzilla King of the Monsters: A Legacy Reborn

Spoiler free review of a movie full of nostalgic monster fights.
Daniel Gomez, Online Editor-In-Chief June 7, 2019

No reasonable film critic would call Godzilla: King of the Monsters a good movie. The movie is a sequel to the 2014 reboot Godzilla and the latest entry in a franchise spanning 35 movies and 64 years. Despite having amazing actors, the dialogue is lifeless and cliched. The movie’s environmental theme...

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Shazam! A Comedic Take on DC’s Latest Hero

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 15, 2019

Shazam! Is out in theaters and the first mixed reviews are in. Shazam! Is a good superhero movie, with great comedy in it. It reminds me of the Guardians of The Galaxy, a superhero/comedy movie. It shows us that anyone can be a superhero, we just have to find it inside of us. Shazam! Is a great step...

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A “Child’s Play” Reboot is Coming and Yes the Killer Doll is Named Chucky

Danielle Anzures, Reporter November 19, 2018

There hasn’t been a shortage of Child’s Play movies for a while. Since it’s original release in 1988 the killer doll has starred in seven movies total and the most recent one came out last year. But for the first time, Child’s Play is joining the slasher film ranks and is getting a remake. New...

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Rio Talk: Sequels

Leo Villanueva, Danielle Anzures, and Jennifer España October 22, 2018

The film industry profits from new material and old material but would you rather have your favorite show be rebooted with a whole new cast or have it left as it is?

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These Sunflowers are Waiting for You to Watch Sierra Burgess is a Loser

Jennifer España and Danielle Anzures September 10, 2018

Sierra Burgess is a Loser is a Netflix original film starring Stranger Things alum, Shannon Purser and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before heartthrob, Noah Centineo. The story follows Sierra Burgess, a high school outcast who struggles with finding herself in a world that cares more about what clothes...

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Isle of Dogs being accused of cultural appropriation

“Isle of Dogs” being accused of cultural appropriation

Isle of Dogs film directed by Wes Anderson
Sabrina Torres Soto May 16, 2018

The inspiration Wes Anderson obtained from Japanese culture is evident in his film, Isle of Dogs. But some say this is a shallow representation and appropriates it. “It's a little harder to acknowledge that there's a tourist tone-deafness that comes as part of the package.” It seems to me that...

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This new tech developed at Adrian Nestors lab at the University of Toronto Scarborough could eventually help people with speaking disabilities and help the police with solving crimes.

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 6, 2018

Self-driving cars, phones with facial-recognition, now mind-reading tech? Using some new artificial intelligence technology, a team at the University of Toronto-Scarborough (UT) were able to recreate images shown to people with surprising accuracy. They used electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors and a special...

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From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were more...

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FIDM Associate Curator to Hold Presentation and Film at Whittwood Branch Library

FIDM Associate Curator to Hold Presentation and Film at Whittwood Branch Library

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor September 8, 2017

Christina Johnson, Associate Curator of FIDM, is set to talk and present a film at the Whittwood Branch Library in Whittier on September 21 at 6:30 pm. Tickets are free and available now!

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