LA VOZ NEWS

“Isle of Dogs” masterful animation, shallow characterization

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

Wes Anderson’s return to the big screen with animated film “Isle of Dogs,” has the potential to be a great film, but lacks the heart to achieve it. “Isle of Dogs” takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Megasaki City in the near future. It tells the story of Atari Kobayashi and his...

REVIEW: “A Wrinkle in Time” curious, creative but confusing

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

OUR RATING: 2.5/5 “A Wrinkle in Time” sparks both curiosity and confusion as its puzzling storyline unravels and notable characters fail to live up to Disney-esque expectations. “A Wrinkle in Time,” the first of a five-book series by Madeleine L’Engle, is an award-winning sci-fi fantasy s...

DA Jazz Ensemble provides versatile, intimate performance

DA Jazz Ensemble provides versatile, intimate performance

John Bricker, Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase, Slideshows

The De Anza College Jazz Ensemble gave a lively and intimate performance to a small crowd at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on March 23 for their big band funk-themed concert. “I think the theme will get across to the audience that the jazz ensemble is not just a traditional, stuck in a ...

Liveliness, energy at DA Dance Demonstration

Liveliness, energy at DA Dance Demonstration

William Roman, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase

“Take a dance class and save your life.” These are the words that were heard from both Warren Lucas and Vernon Gallegos, dance instructors and hosts of the DA Dance Demonstration held on Thursday, March 22. What started off gently with a ballet performance soon turned into a highly energetic s...

‘Love, Simon’ a solid venture into LGBTQ teen rom-coms

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

“Love, Simon” has huge significance as the first widely-distributed LGBTQ teen romantic comedy films, the start of a potentially new wave of LGBTQ mainstream representation in the film industry. But does it live up the expectations as a film? In short, while it has the idealized sheen of a Hollywood f...

REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ an extraordinary superhero story

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

There is a place that thrives off its most prominent resource, an elemental ore called Vibranium, which is valued at $10,000 a gram– that’s right, a paper clip’s worth of this stuff is enough to get you big bucks. That place is the sovereign state of Wakanda, the humble abode of the Black Panth...

REVIEW: Why ‘Black Panther’ is not that good

Jack Molmud, Video Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

Nearly two weeks after its release, “Black Panther” has grossed almost $500 million and has taken pop culture by storm. And when the theater is packed on a late Sunday night, I knew I had to see what the hype was all about. Little did I know how disappointed I would be. If I can sum up Black Pa...

‘Get Out’ deserved more consideration from the Academy

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Uncategorized

Annually Hollywood’s most impressive celebrities walk the red carpet, looking their best to see who the Academy will present the 24 Oscars for different categories of excellence in filmmaking. March 4 the 90th Oscars award show was hosted by a tuxedo wrapped Jimmy Kimmel. “Oscar is 90 years old tonight … after a...

Student vision: bring De Anza dancers together

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse

Spotlights flare and weave across the auditorium, illuminating a troop of dancers staggered side-by-side on stage. Their faces look intensely focused, passionate and their movements, synchronized. Dancing among them is a student who has been there since the inception of this dance collective almost fo...

‘Bayonetta 2’ offers higher quality for Nintendo Switch

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

Ding-dong, the witch is back as Bayonetta leaps onto the Nintendo Switch and takes center stage nine years after her appearance on the Wii U. Relive the story of the famed Umbran witch as she adventures to recover her lost memories, make a wide roster of friends and unleash devastating witch powers on her...