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The Razzies Announce Their Nominations for the Worst in Film

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

The Golden Raspberry awards, more commonly known as The Razzies, announced their nominations on January 22, exactly a day before the Academy Awards nominations were revealed. The Razzies is an award ceremony that acknowledges the worst in the film industry of that year.   Categories includ...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Reveals Nominees for 90th Annual Oscars

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed their nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards on Jan. 23 at 5:25 a.m.  The announcements were livestreamed simultaneously via Twitter and their actual website.     Hosted by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis, the event revealed th...

“This is Me” from The Greatest Showman

Nicole Estrada, Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music

The Greatest Showman starring Zac Efron and Zendaya, is about the birth of show business and a visionary who rose up from nothing into something, with  the movie coming out Dec 8, 2017, lots of young adults have found that along with the movie, the soundtrack is also inspiring.        &nbs...

The Greatest Showman Review

Stefanie Chavez, Photo Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

When it first opened in theatres on Dec. 20 2017, first-time director Michael Gracey’s, The Greatest Showman, made $13.8 million in the top box office in its first week. This original musical tells a successful underdog story and displays the struggles of show business. Gracey tells its audience how o...

Disney Spray Tans Actors

Hector Diaz, Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Disney has come under scrutiny when it was revealed last week that some white actors in the upcoming live action “Aladdin” film were being spray tanned in order to appear more Middle Eastern. The decision was criticized and viewed as an attempt by Disney to save money by altering the skin tone of so...

Lady Bird Review

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

December 15, 2017


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

With its characters exuding teenage angst and wit, Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird graced theaters on Nov. 3. The coming-of-age tale follows the rebellious Christine or “Lady Bird” as she stumbles her way through her final year of high school -- vying to flee her supposedly smothering parents’ nest. ...

Justice League

Makayla Riley, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The recent DC Universe movies that have been produced by Warner Bros. have received high praise over the past few years, from Man of Steel in 2013 to the recent Wonder Woman release. Over the past couple of months the studio has been in the making of the new Justice League movie. Here are some things you should ...

Happy Death Day

Vicky Arguello, Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

From the producer of Get Out, The Purge, and The Visit, the film Happy Death Day was released on Friday the 13 and has grossed $26.5 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada alone. The film follows a college student who is murdered on her birthday, and who then begins reliving the day over and over...

Does mother! Have Meaning?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

After the release of multiple ambiguous trailers relating to the film, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller mother! premiered worldwide on Sept. 15. Originally being anticipated by audiences and fans of Aronofsky’s work, the film has since received mixed reviews ― likely due to the abstra...

Premiere of the IT Haunted House

Corey Ocasio, Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

As the premier of the remake of the classic horror film It by Stephen King rolled around the corner, the community of Los Angeles lined up to partake in the new “It Experience” located on the corner of Hollywood and Vine from August 14 through September 10.     With special features such as holographic im...

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