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A drawing of the main characters of the film Challengers playing on a tennis court.

‘Challengers’ format overshadowed by the large amount of explicit content

Alexander Stoev, La Voz Staff | May 5, 2024

“Challengers” is a romantic sports drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino and produced by Guadagnino, Rachel O’Connor, Amy Pascal and one of the actresses starring in the movie, Zendaya. There were...

Illustration depicting popular Marvel superheroes such as Scarlet Witch,” “Doctor Strange,” “Spider-Man,” and “Captain America” with a large arrow to show the box office decline of the films.

Do superhero movies still have the same fanfare among movie-goers like they once had?

Sonny La, Staff Reporter | March 25, 2024

Are superheroes still the prominent idolized figure they once were or have audiences grown numb to the concept of role models being “super” and a “hero”? It wasn’t too long ago that the Marvel...

Mock movie poster for the queer thriller romance film, Love Lies Bleeding. The poster contains a stock image of the New Mexico desert with the names of the director, main actors and movie title.

‘Love Lies Bleeding’: An underwhelming flex of storytelling

Mackenzie Jardine, Editor-in-Chief | March 20, 2024

“Love Lies Bleeding,” a queer romance thriller film directed by Rose Glass and starring Kristen Stewart (Lou) and Katy O’Brian (Jackie) falls short of my expectations. With an hour and 44 minute...

A drawing of the new movie’s “Plastics”, Karen Shetty played by Avantika Vandanapu (left), Regina George played by Reneé Rapp (center) and Gretchen Wieners played by Bebe Wood (right).

‘Mean Girls’: A review

Nayeli Garcia, Staff Reporter | February 4, 2024

“Mean Girls” the musical is a bittersweet bite of nostalgia. Musicals. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but maybe with some sugar and a splash of milk, can be totally digestable. “Mean Girls”,...

‘Napoleon’ lacks proper substance behind its flashy exterior

‘Napoleon’ lacks proper substance behind its flashy exterior

Akshath Mirukula, Freelancer | December 12, 2023

“Napoleon," a historical drama produced and directed by Ridley Scott, starring Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte, has its bright spots but fails to create a compelling narrative around Napoleon Bonaparte’s...

The poster of “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.”

The newest ‘Hunger Games’ movie will have you wanting more

Niy Graves, Staff Reporter | December 2, 2023

“The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” did not fail to capture the hearts of dystopian lovers and Hunger game book series fanatics due to its non-stop action that will keep you on the...

A picture of The Marvels movie trailer.

‘The Marvels’: Why is it doing poorly at the box office?

Mackenzie Jardine, Staff Reporter | November 27, 2023

DISCLAIMER: This analysis will contain spoilers. New to the fans’ least favorite phases is a low-tracking box office. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, known to make millions upon millions of dollars in...

Rachel Silveria attends the premiere of The Phantom at the Eileen Norris Theatre of the University of Southern California on Sept. 30.

Instructor, former student, co-directs ‘The Phantom,’ discusses her film accomplishments

Janae Heinz, Staff Reporter | November 5, 2023

Several years ago at De Anza College, the film department chair invited a student into her office one day and asked what her plan was as a filmmaker. That student, now De Anza Film and TV instructor Rachel...

A screenshot of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse taken on Phams computer on Oct. 13.

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ breaks away from traditional Spider-Man movies

John Pham, Freelancer | October 15, 2023

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is available for streaming as of Aug. 8, and viewers can now enjoy its unique animation style and creative storytelling from home. Although the movie amazed...

Super Mario Bros. Movie: Extraordinary box office success

‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’: Extraordinary box office success

Jessie Zhou | June 28, 2023

"The Super Mario Bros. Movie," an  animated adventure adaptation of the iconic video game, crushed competition in its Easter opening weekend, taking in a staggering $204.6 million domestically and $377...

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