Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Jackie opens in select theaters December 2, 2016.

‘Jackie’ is a meditation on death and legacy

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief, Print November 15, 2016

At one point in Pablo Larraín's "Jackie," the titular First Lady discusses funeral plans for her late husband and send best sympathy flowers, President John F. Kennedy, with Jack Valenti. She subtly usurps the procession plans for JFK's casket as Valenti grows increasingly frustrated at the First Lady...

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Benedict Cumberbatch portrays the main protagonist, Dr. Stephen Strange.

A standard Marvel movie with a hint of Strange

Noah Garcia , Associate Editor November 9, 2016

“Doctor Strange” is, in itself, a strange character and choice for the next standalone Marvel/Disney superhero film. With audiences asking for a Black Widow movie and getting excited for other Marvel properties i.e. Black Panther, Spider Man Homecoming, etc. The decision to choose this character...

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Washington, Pratt and Hawke lead the way to a box office success in this 2016 remake of a Western Tale of Vengeance.

‘The Magnificent Seven’ sticks to tradition

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer October 19, 2016

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...

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In issue #1, Princess Leia assigned two undercover rebels to track down Solo and request the use in the deadly Dragon Void race. Of course, Solo declined.

Han Solo: A scoundrel turned hero

Pete Escobar , Staff Writer October 19, 2016

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...

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10 Cloverfield Lane reveals the truth of the Cloverfield franchise

10 Cloverfield Lane reveals the truth of the Cloverfield franchise

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor March 14, 2016

Back in 2008, a movie called "Cloverfield" took the world by storm. Utilizing found footage and digital cinema to immerse the viewer in a disaster heavily inspired by our post-9/11 fears, "Cloverfield" was a monster movie but the deeper message of relationships, willpower and moments between friends...

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The Witch lives deliciously

‘The Witch’ lives deliciously

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor March 2, 2016

Following in the footsteps of recent critical darling horror movies, "The Witch" burst onto the film festival circuit to near unanimous acclaim. Everyone fell in love with the family that was tormented by a witch in the woods, but who is Black Philip? What's up with that weird rabbit? And is it really...

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Deadpool wins big at the box office

Deadpool wins big at the box office

Rose Loza, Staff Writer February 15, 2016

*May contain spoilers* Hello folks! Looking for an interesting film to watch? If so, Deadpool is the movie for you! Rocking skintight red leggings with a face so hauntingly horrifying to look at, Deadpool hit the theaters bringing a personality too big for him and others. With sexual comments,...

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Pan: You need to see it to believe it – Not in a good way

Pan: You need to see it to believe it – Not in a good way

Diego Crespo, Staff Writer October 14, 2015

Pan is burdened by an obligatory “chosen one” story and blatant prequel syndrome. Prequel syndrome is what happens when an original story decides to tie in every possible footnote from the popular version of a story or sequel to make sure the audience is aware of the connections. Look to...

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Third worst movie in box office history

Third worst movie in box office history

Didi Acosta, Staff Writer September 30, 2015

As many moviegoers know, Zac Efron's latest film We Are Your Friends has made its way within the top 10 of the worst movie openings in history. The film was ranked as the third worst movie openings, making only $1.8 million dollars, according to Entertainment Weekly. What happened? I decided...

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Sicario Immerses Viewers into the War on Drugs

Sicario Immerses Viewers into the War on Drugs

Diego Crespo, Staff Writer September 21, 2015

Denis Villeneuve's Sicario is a tense and messy critique of the drug war on the border of Mexico. When the movie isn't casting dark silhouettes of men and women, courtesy of acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins, it's a vicious experience detailing the fallibility of morals in an immoral line of...

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Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Alejandro Simental, Opinion Editor February 8, 2015

Rating: 4/5   This movie is not just for kids but also for the whole family, people of all ages. Like most recent Disney movies, we see a lot of emotions from the characters ranging from love and happiness to vengeance and despair. The main character Hiro Hamada is a recent high school...

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Monsters University thrives as Pixars first prequel

Monsters University thrives as Pixar’s first prequel

Krystyn Bristol, Editor in Chief June 22, 2013

The long awaited prequel to Disney's 2001 classic Monsters, Inc. hit theaters this past weekend with anticipation from a mass fan base who were highly knowledgeable of Pixar's ability to produce stunning sequels. Monsters University is the very first prequel to be released by the acclaimed Pixar...

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