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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


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

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...

“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


Filed under Impulse, Music, Reviews

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...

‘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 ...

‘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...