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Streaming Services Could Win An Oscar?

Streaming Services Could Win An Oscar?
May 10, 2020

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science recently approved a temporary hold on the requirement that a film needs a seven-day theatrical run in a commercial theater to qualify for the Oscars. Instead,...

AMC Refuses To Work With Universal Pictures

May 10, 2020

AMC  are now boycotting against a major Hollywood studio. The movie theater chain  is refusing  to show any Universal Picture films, arguing that the studio is "breaking the business model" that has...

Let’s Get Spooky: The Evolution of Rio Hondo’s Halloween Maze

Professor Matt Schleicher discussing paint techniques with his Stagecraft class. His students helped create this year's Halloween maze,
October 30, 2019

Halloween mazes have become a staple when planning October festivities. Deep within the walls of the M-Building, Rio Hondo has been brewing up their own scares, but it takes a lot of work backstage in...

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Newly renovated Universal Cinema at Universal CityWalk
April 14, 2017

The movie-going experience is something cherished by many for a variety of reasons. Immersing one's self into a films story is one; experiencing it with an audience is another. In my own experience, the...

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Mysterium Theater's presentation of 'The Music Man' is colorful whimsy
June 29, 2016

Directed by Rio Hondo's own John Francis, "The Music Man" is a charming musical playing at the La Habra Depot Playhouse. When "Professor" Harold Hill comes to town to run a game over the people of River...

Farewell John Francis

John Francis retires after 36 years, -30-
May 24, 2016

Since its inception, Rio Hondo College has seen students come and go, making an impact in their lives and forever shaping their future. Few students have had their adult lives guided by the school like...

See a movie for a good price and an even better cause

See a movie for a good price and an even better cause
June 27, 2013

In an effort to raise awareness and provide movie-goers with a summer night out AMC Theaters is offering the chance to see recent blockbusters on the big screen again for only $3 in support of Autism Society....

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