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When exposition beats action: the disappointment of “Mortal Kombat”

Carolyn Brown, Reporter | May 1, 2021
“Mortal Kombat” movie flailed with too much exposition, clunky dialogue and too many scenes cut in a single sequence.
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“Godzilla vs. Kong” is poorly-plotted but beautiful extravaganza.

Kat Pursell, Reporter | May 1, 2021
The action movie “Godzilla vs. Kong” bores you with a generic plot, despite the stunning CGI and super-sized fight scenes.
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“Barring Freedom” and the problem of policing and mass incarceration

Maida Suta, Reporter | April 25, 2021
San Jose Museum of Art explored injustice and police brutality through the works of 20 U.S. artists in the “Barring Freedom” exhibit from October 2020 to April 2021.
Patrons explore the evening Vintage Market.

San Jose pop-up vintage market satisfies an eager audience

Maida Suta, Reporter | April 24, 2021
At the venue, customers explored the stalls that sold plants, clothes and toys. A DJ played music and food trucks served Mexican and Japanese food, among other cuisines.
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Voyager Craft Coffee: Charting a greener course

Carolyn Brown, Reporter | April 22, 2021
As businesses pledge to combat climate change, Voyager Craft Coffee has launched several green initiatives, including donating leftover food and giving out used coffee grounds for compost.
Voyager Craft Coffee seasonal spring/summer menu drinks
Taipei (left) and Sorrento (right)

Travel at home with Voyager Craft Coffee’s seasonal summer menu

Teddy Ha, Reporter/Digital freelancer | April 22, 2021
The pandemic made me long to board a plane — but Voyager Craft Coffee’s seasonal menu made that unnecessary. The menu features three tasteful and somewhat overpowering drinks named after cities in Taiwan, Italy and the Philippines.
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When graphic images tell the truth: “Seaspiracy” and the marine crisis

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | April 22, 2021
Despite its gruesome images, the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” strikes you with in-depth reporting about unethical fishing practices.
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“Persona 5: Strikers” is a fun but flawed game

Michael Davis, Reporter | March 25, 2021
“Persona 5” spin-off “Persona 5 Strikers” keeps Atlus’ track record intact for making enjoyable spin-off games for cash rather than creating an actual sequel.
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“I Care a Lot” does not care about predictability

Jordyn Smith, Reporter | March 25, 2021
The Netflix psychological thriller “I Care a Lot” instantly attracts its audience through unpredictable twists, leaving the audience excited to see what happens next.
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Five movies to watch to celebrate Women’s History Month

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | March 25, 2021
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, here are five inspiring movies that are based on true stories.
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