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Joker (Joaquin Phoenix)

November 9, 2019

Does mother! Have Meaning?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager October 4, 2017

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...

Unfriended

Noemi Lozano, Copy Editor May 5, 2015

On April 17, the highly-anticipated thriller, Unfriended was released to public theaters, and was expected to be the movie of the year, because of its contemporary vibe. The film, produced by Blumhouse...

A long walk to freedom

Edward Valencia , Writer/Parents and Teachers Editor January 23, 2014

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the new Nelson Mandela biopic starring Idris Elba, was released in American cinemas on Dec. 25.The film is based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom....

Her

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif January 23, 2014

On Friday, January 10, the highly anticipated authentic film, Her, was finally premiered in theaters. Her captures the idea of how close society becomes with technology and the effects of it on people. This...

On Fri. Nov. 8, British director Steve McQueen releases his third feature film, 12 Years a Slave, to American audiences. The film, based on the autobiography, followed Solomon Northup, a free African American who was captured and became a slave in the Southern plantations.

I will survive

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2013

*SPOILER ALERT* After receiving a slew of high praise from critics and viewers alike from premiering his film at international cinema festivals, British director Steve McQueen released his third feature...

Now playing in theatres, Carrie, directed by Kimberley Pierce is a remake of the 1970s classic horror film. Chloë Grace Moretz stared as Carrie White, a shy girl with the gift of telekinesis, who was pushed too far at prom.

You will know her name

Noemi Lozano , Copy Editor November 1, 2013

On Friday, Oct. 18, the highly anticipated remake of Brian DePalma’s Carrie (1976) was released, and although, Director Kimberly Pierce’s plot for Carrie (2013) is almost identical to DePalma’s,...

On Oct. 11, director Paul Greengrass releases Captain Philips recreating Somali pirates hijacking the MV Maerks Alabama. Philips made $8.5 millions on its opening night.

Captain Phillips makes a splash in box office

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 18, 2013

Known for The Bourne Ultimatum and The Bourne Supremacy, Director Paul Greengrass dives straight into success with his Oct. 11 premiere of Captain Phillips, an action drama hit that has viewers and...

On Friday, October 4, the movie Gravity came out in local theaters. The thriller film follows astronauts stuck in space working together to survive.

Sucking audiences into space

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif October 18, 2013

On Friday, October 4, the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller Gravity hit theatres. The movie explores the idea of being stuck, and floating off into the oblivion of space. Gravity, filmed by Alfonso...

On June 7, James DeMonaco’s The Purge is released in the Krikorian Theater. The main plot of this horror film follows a group of people’s struggle to survive during a twelve-hour period of time in which all crimes are legal.

Lock your doors, shut your windows

Vivian Buenrostro , Co-Editor-in-Cheif June 14, 2013

Underground horror screenplay producer, James DeMonaco, directed and wrote the American horror-thriller film, The Purge, which was released on June 7, 2013.   The horror film takes place in...

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