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

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

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

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. Ne...

Rio Talk: Sequels

Rio Talk: Sequels

Leo Villanueva, Danielle Anzures, and Jennifer España

October 22, 2018


Filed under Videos

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?

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

Jennifer España and Danielle Anzures

September 10, 2018


Filed under A&E

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...

“Isle of Dogs” being accused of cultural appropriation

“Isle of Dogs” being accused of cultural appropriation

Sabrina Torres Soto

May 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

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 A...

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Mind-Reading Tech Coming Soon?

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


Filed under Science & Tech, Top Stories

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...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

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 ...

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, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

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!

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under A&E

Power Rangers, the franchise that spawned new iterations for every generation since the 90’s, released its 2017 theatrical movie March 24 and the film has its hits and misses. The movie managed to create characters that are charming and interesting, but its problems come on later as the plot progr...

A Look Back at ‘Furious 7’

A Look Back at ‘Furious 7’

Sandra Reyes, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under A&E

Universal Studios has announced the release dates of three new films. They are set to come out on April 14, April 19, and April 2, of 2017, 2019, and 2021, respectively. Those three films are the next three installments to the Fast and Furious saga. The latest installment of the franchise, Furious ...

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

River Deep focuses spotlight on student filmmakers

Armand Santos, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under A&E, Lifestyles, News

Rio Hondo College focused the spotlight on aspiring student filmmakers with its 5th Annual River Deep Student Film Festival, a joint collaboration between the Division of Communications and Languages and the Division of Arts and Cultural Programs. The festival is the brainchild of professors Tom Callinan...

‘Cloud Atlas’; novel to film

Steven Ward, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2012


Filed under A&E

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...

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