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Review: “Nappily Every After”

Review: “Nappily Every After”

Alex Espinoza, Reporter

October 1, 2018


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Review: “Nappily Every After” Rating: 7/10 A new Netflix original movie came out on Sept. 21, 2018. titled “Nappily Ever After” directed by Haifaa al-Mansour and based on the book written by Trisha R. Thomas. As cliche as the title sounds, this movie not only shows women that you don't...

Web-head’s Return to Glory – A “Spider-Man” review

Web-head’s Return to Glory – A “Spider-Man” review

Stephen Heller, Your friendly neighborhood Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2018


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You’re seven years old sitting in your room watching your older brother play the PS2, as always. This time is different though. This time your brother isn’t playing as an assassin, or a giant mech. He’s playing someone you’re quite familiar with. Your favorite superhero: Spider-Man. He...

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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I recently watched the social media-crazed movie everyone and their mother has been talking about, and honestly I am not impressed. “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” directed by Susan Johnson and based off the book written by Jenny Han is one of the most cliche and stereotypical movies I have e...

#GirlBoss

#GirlBoss

Jerica Paglinawan, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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This past summer I read a book titled “Girl Boss” by Sophia Amoruso. I really didn’t know what to think of it at first, because it was gifted to me by my aunt. I knew little to nothing about the author. I initially thought that it was some self-help book, a how-to on running a business and how...

Review: A Quiet Place

Review: A Quiet Place

Angelica Berkes, Reporter, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018


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SPOILERS INCLUDED: Upon walking into the theater, I was under the impression that this was supposed to be a horrifying movie based on the few trailers I had seen. To my surprise, the movie had more of a dystopian sci-fi feel rather than terror, which made for a very interesting turn of events. The...

Review: On My Block

Review: On My Block

Gaby Aguilar, Reporter

April 17, 2018


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The modern day story follows five friends starting high school in south central Los Angeles and uncovers all of the many obstacles that they come across. This Netflix Original series is very revealing when it comes to the problems of race, ethnicity and poverty, which all of the friends deal with....

Review: Thoroughbreds

Review: Thoroughbreds

Paige Ramsey, Reporter, Online Editor

March 29, 2018


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“Thoroughbreds”, written and directed by Cory Finley, initially premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it was overshadowed by "Get Out" but was later released in theaters on March 9, 2018. The film follows childhood friends Amanda (Olivia Cooke), who has recently come to terms with her...

Review: Pacific Rim

Review: Pacific Rim

March 28, 2018


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Fans of the 2013 movie "Pacific Rim" have eagerly awaited the sequel for quite a while. The fact there were giant 20-story robots fighting giant alien monsters from the Pacific unsurprisingly excited everybody for the new release of "Pacific Rim: Uprising". The movie is set 10 years after the end...

Review: Black Panther

Review: Black Panther

Delfina Ahulu, Reporter

February 23, 2018


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For months, anticipation grew for the Marvel Black Panther movie after the fans of its 1966 comic release finally had their dreams made into a reality with the new motion picture. The movie featured a dominate African-American cast that told the story of an African prince who takes the throne of...

Black Mirror Recap

Black Mirror Recap

January 31, 2018


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If you’ve already binge watched Black Mirror, good job. If not, you should watch this mind-boggling show, because it is worth your time. For those that don’t know, Black Mirror is a British science-fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker. This show is comparable to the Twilight...

Grown-ish: The show this generation needed

Grown-ish: The show this generation needed

Gaby Aguilar, Reporter

January 24, 2018


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Grown-ish, a new show that aired on Jan. 3 of this year on Freeform, is a spinoff from ABC's Black-ish. It follows teenager Zoey Johnson and her seemingly very relatable modern-day freshman year college experiences. The show gained attention within social media, because it consists of a mainly young,...

Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Paige Ramsey, Reporter, Online Editor

November 30, 2017


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Rating: Over Thanksgiving break, when we were bored out of our mind and with nothing to do my cousin and I decided to go watch a movie. Neither of us were in the mood to watch Justice League or Thor, and Coco didn’t seem worth seeing as we’d have to sit in a theater full of little kids who don’t...

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