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Rampage

Rampage

Ysabelle Canilao, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The science fiction monster film Rampage was released on April 13, raking in $35 million in the opening weekend domestically. With Dwayne Johnson playing the main role, audiences are not surprised to see him center stage once again, taking care of a silverback gorilla.   Rampage is loosely f...

I Feel Pretty Review

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

After receiving solid reviews from multiple screening tests, I Feel Pretty moved its original June release to April 20. However, the film starring Amy Schumer (Renee Barrett), Michelle Williams (Avery LeClaire), Rory Scovel (Ethan), Aidy Bryant (Vivian) and Busy Philipps (Jane), was met with negative...

Unsane Review

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

A month after the Berlin International Film Festival debut, Unsane had its U.S. theatrical release on March 23. The film has mostly received average reviews from movie critics, putting them at a B- on CinemaScore and 79% on Rotten Tomatoes.   Best known for her portrayal as Queen Elizabet...

Ready Player One

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

With Ready Player One’s release on March 29 already hitting the $400 million dollar mark in the box office, people have been buzzing to get to the cinemas and watch the movie. The film features virtual reality, much of which people have experienced in the video game world.   The movie is ...

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...

Thoroughbreds Review

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

After receiving universal critical acclaim following its release at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the fresh black-comedy Thoroughbreds received a wide-release on Mar. 8. The cinematic concoction serves as the directorial debut of Corey Finley, and is late actor Anton Yelchin’s final film before hi...

Satire in Movies

Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Entertainment, Movies

With Jordan Peele’s Get Out winning at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony on Sun., Mar. 4, I noticed something interesting about the world we live in: not many people seem to understand the worth of satire in today’s media, particularly in the case of Peele’s film, a commentary on the history and ...

Red Sparrow Movie Review

Dennise Reynoso, Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

The release of the new Red Sparrow movie early this month elicited, for the most part, very negative reviews. This reaction was surprising, considering how most of the films Jennifer Lawrence, actress and Oscar award winner, has starred in have been well received.   The film follows the story of ...

Love, Simon

Vicky Arguello, Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Supergirl and Riverdale’s Greg Berlanti is making his return to film with Love, Simon, his first feature film as director since 2010’s Life As We Know It. Nick Robinson stars as Simon, a 17-year-old boy contemplating coming out as gay while searching for the identity of his anonymous online confidante i...

Mary Poppins Returns Teaser Release

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

During the Oscars on March 4, the Mary Poppins Returns teaser debuted in the first commercial break. The audience received their first look of Mary Poppins herself (Emily Blunt) and introduced new characters, such as Jack the lamplighter (Lin-Manuel Miranda). The full online teaser includes a scene of a grow...

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