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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a colorful film with a heartwarming tale

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a colorful film with a heartwarming tale

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Reviews

This is part one of a two part review. Read the counter review here. “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 friendship. The sequel ...

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

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


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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


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“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


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“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

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

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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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


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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


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“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...

“The Shape of Water” a rare love story

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018


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With 13 Oscar nominations, The Shape of Water brings a woman’s love affair with a rare species to the big screen. The subtle drama was carried by intimate moments between the leading characters, a thrilling race against the clock and even a short one-time black and white musical number by the lead actr...

Inevitable fits of laughter surround Marvel’s new film “Thor”

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features

“Thor: Ragnarok” entered theaters on Nov. 3, bringing Marvel fans a superhero adventure with non-stop comedy, visually stunning fight scenes and journeys to wonderful, alien locations.

Movie night at De Anza “Lights Out”

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Providing free tickets, boba and hot chocolate, the Diversity and Events Committee hosted a showing of “Lights Out” on De Anza College’s S Quad on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.. Once the opening titles started, after a few delays and the showing of a student film, students had filled the lawn behind the...