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Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

April 17, 2019


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Former student Zheng Yuan adds a fresh take on Chinese cuisine and heartbreak with his short film “When an Egg Meets a Tomato,” directed and produced during his time at De Anza College. Yuan's short film narrates a poem connecting the traditional Chinese platter of eggs and tomato to the end of a relationship with drama and comedy. Yuan plays a lonely man who reminisces about his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, comparing their love to that of an ...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ defeats all modern horror films with its plot twist

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ defeats all modern horror films with its plot twist

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019


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Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a brilliant nerve-racking modern American nightmare with a plot twist that boggles the mind. The horror revolves around the story of Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o), who vacations in Santa Cruz with her husband Gabe (Winston Duke) and her two children. She grows paranoid from unforeseen coincidences make her reminisce a traumatic experience from her childhood. The Wilsons are left to fight for their lives when an unknown family o...

‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice’ insanely difficult samurai sandbox

‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice’ insanely difficult samurai sandbox

Hwan Lee, Impulse Editor

March 26, 2019


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"Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" challenges both skilled and novice gamers in a dynamic samurai-era themed battlefield filled with revenge and chilling spikes in difficulty. "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice" is a third-person action adventure game developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision. The player...

‘Captain Marvel’ outshines superhero empowerment

‘Captain Marvel’ outshines superhero empowerment

Miles Voci, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is perennially the box office's biggest contributor, popularizing superheroes like Iron Man, Spider-Man and Thor to a worldwide level. With their 21st film in this heavily extended superhero universe, the debut of "Captain Marvel" is far from disappointing. The film stars...

4 Elements Open Mic kicked off with band performance

4 Elements Open Mic kicked off with band performance

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


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'Most Violent Species' set the stange for their fellow performers at 4 Elements Hip Hop Club Open Mic on Feb. 28.

“The Lego Movie II” builds a hilarious sequel about the apocalypse

“The Lego Movie II” builds a hilarious sequel about the apocalypse

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


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“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” explores the themes of childhood innocence and adolescence while presenting a comedic and hilarious sequel for all ages. Five years after the Duplo invaders invaded the city of Bricksburg, the city transformed into a post-apocalyptic town known as “Apocalypseburg”...

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ masterfully concludes the tale of dragons

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ masterfully concludes the tale of dragons

Erin Curley, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019


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"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" triumphs in animation and music coupled with a star-studded cast that illustrates a mythical world of dragons. It is the third and final installment of the 'How to Train Your Dragon' trilogy. Based on Cressida Cowell’s children’s series, the artists...

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

“Head Above Water” by Avril Lavigne is horridly uninspiring for a comeback

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


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Canadian artist Avril Lavigne released "Head Above Water," her sixth studio album that was delayed due to being diagnosed with Lyme disease. Unfortunately, this album is repetitive and is a weak return into the music industry. The titular song "Head Above Water," has some profound and meaningful lyrics...

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


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De Anza College students got a glimpse into the tragic and triumphant history of African Americans during Black History in the Cinema, held on Feb. 25 and 27 in the Hinson Campus Center. The first two episodes of the PBS documentary series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” with Henry...