Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Dune had a hybrid release, also premiering on HBO Max. Regardless, its box office earnings have been good.

A Review of Dune

But I haven't Seen the 1984 Movie or Read the Book
Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor October 27, 2021

Unprepared Dune: Noun, a mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind, especially on the sea coast or in a desert. An incredibly fitting title given a large part of this film takes place on a planet that would make Tatooine blush. Dune 2021, directed by Denis Villenueve, is based...

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Cinepolis in Pico Rivera, CA - Cinepolis was opened earlier this year for moviegoers who want to experience that special feeling of watching a movie inside a theater that you cant get anywhere else.

Streaming Services Hurt Movie Theaters

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2021

As we continue to grapple with the never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, movie theaters are slowly making a comeback. In March 2020, movie theaters across the country were forced to shut down, which caused concern for many. The Cause At the beginning of the pandemic, movie theaters had no choice but to close...

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Streaming Services Could Win An Oscar?

Michael Martinez, Print Photo Editor 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, films will be allowed to be released digitally without playing in theaters. However, that doesn’t...

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AMC Refuses To Work With Universal Pictures

Emily De Luna, Reporter 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 sustained the companies for decades.  Root of the problem Universal Pictures recently released “Trolls...

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Professor Matt Schleicher discussing paint techniques with his Stagecraft class. His students helped create this years Halloween maze, Rexs Revenge.

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

Megan De Lara, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 31, 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 order for all the “eeks!” and “ahhs!” to come screaming from the faint-hearted. Two years...

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Newly renovated Universal Cinema at Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk’s cinema is an innovative masterpiece

Pete Escobar , Arts and Entertainment Editor 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 modeling and design of a theater is something many people in this era (including myself) look over. After...

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Mysterium Theaters presentation of The Music Man is colorful whimsy

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

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-chief 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 City, he devotes himself to finding out as much about the town's people as possible. Along the way,...

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Farewell John Francis

John Francis retires after 36 years, -30-
Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor 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 Professor John Francis. The 20th student to enroll in Rio Hondo, Francis has spent 50 years of his...

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

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

David Flores, Reporter 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. Tonight at 10 p.m. tickets are available to see director Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark...

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