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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...

Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Alejandro Simental, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2015


Filed under A&E

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 grad...

Fifty shades of taboo, curiosity, and ambivalence

Fifty shades of taboo, curiosity, and ambivalence

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015


Filed under A&E

The controversial movie Fifty Shades of Grey, an adaptation of a novel by E.L. James, is finally releasing on Valentine's Day. Last year, the news of a possible adaptation of this book has had mixed reactions, all ranging between hatred, love, or others being on the fence. Some cringe to the obvious sub...

SAG: A Movie Year in Review

Steven Ward, Staff

February 4, 2013


Filed under A&E

The results are in and the little golden man has been awarded to its worthy recipients. Last Sunday, Jan. 27, marked the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild award show and the ceremony was not without its share of surprises. Among much talk was Ben Affleck's production "Argo" which managed to upend the...

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