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The Heroes at LA Comic Con: Heartsong

Adrian Soto, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

At conventions, or “cons,” the main enthralling elements are the vendors, panels, and of course the cosplayers.  Fictional characters and heroes are often found in copious amounts around all cons as cosplayers mimic them; at LA Comic Con, from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28, the hidden heroes among the cos...

The Profane Rights Of Man

Lukas Luna, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

On Oct.17, California-based punk veterans Bad Religion released the song “The Profane Rights Of Man.” This single as well as the one that preceded it, “The Kids Are Alt-Right”, marks the end of the hiatus the band has been on since 2013’s “True North.”      During the band’s 38-year life span they h...

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Nathalie Sibal and Oscar Flores

November 13, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Formerly known as Stan Lee's Comikaze, Los Angeles Comic Con was held at the LA Convention Center from Oct. 26 through Oct. 28. On Saturday Oct. 27, the main hall opened at 10:00 a.m. which allowed attendees to explore the large selection of vendors. From customized notebooks to complete book series, e...

Venom Review

Venom Review

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Following the LA Premiere on Oct. 1, Marvel/Sony’s Venom had a nationwide release on Oct. 5. Although the film was met with negative feedback from critics, audiences gave it an 89% on Rotten Tomatoes.   Six years after his portrayal of Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy takes on anoth...

The Closure of Telltale Games

Lukas Luna, Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

On Sept. 21 California-based game developer Telltale announced with a statement on Twitter the studio’s imminent closure and a large round of layoffs. The news of the layoffs of roughly 250 employees comes from CEO Pete Howley’s statement, “ It’s been an incredibly difficult year for Telltale.”...

GlennFest Film Festival

Michael Pasaye, Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies

The annual Glennfest Film Festival, created by Glenn Stephens back in 2012, kicked off on Sept. 30 and ends Oct. 8. The festival presents old and new films across all genres, and aims to strengthen and give back to the Downey film community.   The festival has 4 venues around Downtown Downey: The Downey Civ...

BTS Takes the World by Storm

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

During the month of Sept. popular K-Pop band BTS travelled to America to promote their new album Love Yourself: Answer. Toward the end of their visit, the group stopped by UN event to represent their country. Kim Namjoon, known as RM, is the leader of BTS who is actually fluent in English. His speech a...

A Quiet Place

Vicky Arguello, Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Garnering $50 million at the box office, according to studio estimates, A Quiet Place is a horror movie about a family that must live in complete silence or risk alerting mysterious monsters. This film was released on Apr. 6 and is the second-biggest opening this year after Black Panther with a budget of le...

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