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‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ races into the hearts of nostalgic fans 


Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

"Sonic The Hedgehog" is exactly what long time fans of the little blue blur have been patiently waiting for. This movie is chock-full of hidden easter eggs, bad puns, cute family-friendly jokes, and a theme about the value of friendships, making "Sonic The Hedgehog" a must-see family film. Throughout the movie, you...

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ is nostalgic but unsurprising

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ is nostalgic but unsurprising

Yorsabell Wodaj, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

“Terminator: Dark Fate,” directed by Tim Miller, featuring original cast members Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, attempts to revisit previous plotlines with a new twist, but becomes repetitive and boring. The sixth movie installment in the Terminator franchise revolves around mending...

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

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...

Did ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ make or break it?

Did 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' make or break it?

Hwan Lee and Brenna White, Staff Reporters

November 28, 2018

PRO: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' is a colorful film with a heartwarming tale By Hwan Lee “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is a hilarious and beautifully animated film that will bring you a horde of laughs filled with clever references to the mainstream internet, while exploring the depths of true f...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a far cry from the charm of its predecessor

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

This is part two of a two part review. Read the counter review here. "Ralph Breaks the Internet" forfeits the nostalgic charm and subtle writing from its predecessor for pop culture references and the flashy, but frivolous world of online media. Fearing the worst based on the trailers, one can say ...

“Widows” an intense emotional thriller that gives an extensive look at everyday corruption

“Widows” an intense emotional thriller that gives an extensive look at everyday corruption

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

“Widows,” released on Nov. 16, is an intense, emotional thriller crime film looking at how corruption and politics go hand and hand and the imbalances between the rich and poor classes. The film is based on a 1983 British TV series with the same name, and follows a botched explosive armed robbe...

“The Hate U Give” Offers a Glimpse at Systemic Racial Oppression

“The Hate U Give” Offers a Glimpse at Systemic Racial Oppression

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018

“The Hate U Give,” released on Oct. 19, is a thought-provoking film putting a spotlight on police brutality in the United States. This is the movie adaptation of author Angie Thomas’ young adult novel of the same name. The film follows Starr Carter, who is played by Amanda Stenberg. Carter is...

“Crazy Rich Asians” redefines racial slurs using symbolism to empower

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

It's no surprise that the Asian-American community is rallying behind the "Crazy Rich Asians" film, an all-Asians cast without martial arts or stereotypical nerds. Unlike race films we’re used to seeing, these aren’t stories limited by the historic struggles of the communities they represent. The core cast is gr...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ more than just a movie

William Roman, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018

Plenty of movies are just movies; few are experiences. After ten years and 18 movies of cinematic build-up, “Avengers: Infinity War” lives up to the hype as an exciting and emotional experience. In 2008, Marvel Studios launched the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) with their debut film Iron Man. Fo...

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

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018

“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...