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Incredibles 2 Review

Incredibles 2 Review

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Incredibles 2 was a work of art, plain and simple. This movie was great from start to finish, there was never a dull moment. If you even dared to look at your phone or blink you’d miss an amazing moment. This movie was 10+ years in the making, the first one came out way back in 2004! It was needle...

Avengers: Infinity War Certainly Is A Marvel

Avengers: Infinity War Certainly Is A Marvel

Noah Garcia, News Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under A&E

Avengers: Infinity War is the “foot past the finish line” celebration for those who have invested 10(+) years of their life to this property. This movie is-and plays out as- a huge celebration of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s existence, as well as an amalgamation of everything that works within it.

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 ...

Unapologetically Black

Unapologetically Black

Noah Garcia, News Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under A&E

More often than not, pulling off the basics can do alot when impressing people. What Black Panther has done, is give audiences a film that has the standard superhero movie frame, but has components that are pulled together so well with everything executed so superbly; that the movie has become one of the best Marvel studios has to offer.

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Released on Netflix

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Released on Netflix

Anthony Moreno

February 14, 2018


Filed under A&E

The third installment of the Cloverfield franchise was released on Netflix last night immediately following Super Bowl LII. The release became the talk of the town seeing as ‘Paradox’ was not even announced until yesterday! Yes, Paramount Pictures and Netflix announced and released a film on the...

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Killing a Whitewasher : Ghost in the shell

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s always satisfying to find meaning in a film, especially when you had no preconceived notions  going into it. After watching the film Ghost in the Shell, I had my own personal realization about the film that I didn’t expect. This is the type of film which is crafted to be visually stunning but lac...

‘The Witch’ lives deliciously

‘The Witch’ lives deliciously

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under A&E

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...

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Is this the same Tim Burton we once knew?

Rick Loza, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ever since I was little I have always been a Tim Burton fan. I remember the first movie I watched from Tim Burton was Batman Returns which came out in 1992; featuring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman. I was 6-years-old at the time, and I remember being fascinated by the settings, the well-devel...

Black History Month at the Student Lounge festivities kick off Feb. 16

Black History Month at the Student Lounge festivities kick off Feb. 16

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

The Rio Hondo Student Life and Leadership Program announced a variety of on-campus events that will occur throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month. The festivities kick off on Feb. 16 with an appearance by poet, writer, and author Arielle Estoria in SU201 from 12 p.m....

“Mad Max: Fury Road” loaded with steampunk revolution

“Mad Max: Fury Road” loaded with steampunk revolution

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under A&E

Review Rating: 4.5/5 The fourth installment of the Mad Max Trilogy is an action packed movie guaranteed to have your attention captivated by ruthless mongrels and fearless heroes. It features many compelling characters with a sense of depth because of their tests of morality and brutal savageness. I...

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