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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ adapts superb visuals with an uncanny plot

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ adapts superb visuals with an uncanny plot

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Adapted from the classic Japanese manga “Gunnm” by Yukito Kishiro, "Alita: Battle Angel" is a surprising action movie with incredible stunts, parkour sequences and fight scenes. Produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez, the groundbreaking special effects create a more immersive...

“They Shall Not Grow Old” most immersive war documentary ever

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporters

February 26, 2019


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World War I comes to life through the lens of the frightened boys and proud men of the Great War, telling their stories void of narration in the documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old.” Directed by Peter Jackson, “They Shall Not Grow Old” is a story of men and boys and their experiences detailed ...

4 Elements Hip Hop Club hosts open mic

4 Elements Hip Hop Club hosts open mic

Kyle McDonald, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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4 Elements Hip-Hop Club held an event hosted by McTate Stroman at the Euphrat Museum of Art, continuing the 10 year tradition of hosting Open Mic Night on the First Thursday of each month. Performing artists arrived to sing, play instruments, rap over beats, freestyle, and conduct slam poetry along with stand up comedy. All of the artists who had ...

‘Thank U, Next’ presents destructive yet brilliant hit

‘Thank U, Next’ presents destructive yet brilliant hit

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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It’s been a rough year for Ariana Grande - her name was splashed across headlines for her broken engagement with Pete Davidson and her ex boyfriend Mac Miller overdosing, but she comes back from her trauma strong with her latest album, "Thank U, Next". "Thank U, Next" is above all an emotional an...

Apex Legends: The next battle royale to surpass all

Apex Legends: The next battle royale to surpass all

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


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A wide variety of customization and a multitude of characters to choose from makes "Apex Legends" one of the greatest games in the Battle Royale genre by combining fast paced gameplay and freedom to approach. "Apex Legends" is a free-to-play first person shooter based survival game created by Respawn...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Review: a conclusion of amusement

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Review: a conclusion of amusement

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


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“Kingdom Hearts 3” is a beautiful crafted visual addition to the next generation of Japanese role-playing-games, but ultimately suffers from a lack of content that feels awkwardly rushed through its development. "Kingdom Hearts 3" follows the conclusion to the story of Sora, a young boy who ...

‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ is a hilarious adaptation of a classical tale

‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ is a hilarious adaptation of a classical tale

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


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"The Kid Who Would Be King" is a classic adventure movie with an impressive modern twist. Joe Cornish, director of well known movies like Ant-Man and Hot Fuzz, pays a pleasing homage to the arthurian legend in his latest film, "The Kid Who Would Be King" and deserves recognition. The movie involves a young bullied b...

The Backstreet Boys are back: DNA Album Review

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


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The Backstreet Boys released their hyped up new album, DNA - the group’s tenth studio album and their first full-length album since 2013. Overall, the album is smooth, modern and a perfect testament to how the group has evolved over time with throwbacks to their roots. The comeback itself has been mass...

‘Serenity’ is a lacking neo-noir thriller without much substance

Ashley Gonzales, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


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I give Steven Knight, writer and director of “Serenity,” credit for establishing a big leap with this different film, but it fails to meet expectations with its script writing and awkward plot twists. 'Serenity' consists of Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey), a fishing boat captain who leads tours ...

‘Resident Evil Two’ is the perfect haunting reinvention of a classic

‘Resident Evil Two’ is the perfect haunting reinvention of a classic

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


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The world of the "Resident Evil" franchise is a horrendous zombie experience, but "Resident Evil Two" has pushed the boundaries of experience and reinvented the true definition of horror at its finest. “Resident Evil Two” is a zombie survival 2019 remake of the original 1998 version, where you...