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Gotta go fast- Into the theaters for Sonic the Hedgehog!

Gotta go fast- Into the theaters for Sonic the Hedgehog!

By Cameron Hart, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

You walk in to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie expecting to come out saying “That’s no good,” but then you walk out saying “Gotta go fast,” annoying your friends with your stupid Sonic quotes. But you can’t help it. That’s just how good this movie was. The Sonic movie is an action packed...

Join a man and his dog on an emotion ride in Call of the Wild

By Matthew Manders, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

20th Century Studios The Call of the Wild was first a book written by Jack London. Fans were thrilled to hear that there would be the second remake of this heartfelt story. A special dog has a calling and you see the miraculous journey he goes through.With such a beautiful sto...

Parasite: A movie that broke records and language barriers


By Maria Angelica Amaya, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Parasite, a heart-wrenching comedy-drama-thriller all in one, directed by the Korean director Bong Joon Ho. Nominated and winning 4 Oscars, this is the first non-English movie that has won Best Picture for the Academy Awards. The Oscars that Parasite won include awards for Best Picture, Best Director, ...

My List of the Top 5 Most Influential Movies to Watch During Black History Month

My List of the Top 5 Most Influential Movies to Watch During Black History Month

By Ashton Brown, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

As you may know, this month, February, is America’s Black History Month, where we honor the struggles and accomplishments of Black people in America and in the world. This month stands to appreciate all the feats black people have overcome and are still overcoming. Black History Month is where we come ...

Birds Of Prey Review – a crazy, sadistic, action packed film

Bird of Prey, a ridiculous, yet totally worthwhile movie to watch.

By Matthew Manders, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Birds of Prey- The first R rated movie of the DC Extended Universe is an irresistible comedic and action packed, leaving you with satisfaction of the film, unlike other DC films. The last time we saw Harley Quinn in action (2016's Suicide Squad) she was not loved by critics. Other DC movies, like “S...

Get in the mood for Valentine’s Day with these Romantic Comedies…

Get in the mood for Valentine's day with my favorite Netflix romantic comedies.

By Carys Oriana Reyes, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Today is Valentine’s Day and it is time to watch and enjoy movies to get yourself and others in the spirit for the holiday. Well, known ones such as Clueless, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Sixteen Candles are considered favorites to a lot of people. Netflix has a wide variety of shows and is a streaming...

1917- First Ever “One Shot” WWI Movie

1917- First Ever

By Alvaro Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

This cinematic movie is a WWI movie that focuses on two brothers. Directed by Sam Mendes, and writer, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, they crafted the movie with the average WWI soldier in mind. With a budget of $90 million, many were surprised that the movie was shot to seem like it was filmed in one sho...

Dolittle? Too Little.

Dolittle? Too Little.

By Charles Mueller, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Dr. Dolittle is directed by Stephan Gaghan and stars Robert Downy Jr as Dr. Dolittle. The movie was a flop with an $18 million loss in the box office. So often what makes or breaks a film is the tone.  Is it frenetic action like any Marvel movie. Is it heartfelt and nostalgic, the tone in Dr. ...

Bad Boys Turned Good?: “Bad Boys for Life” Movie Review

Bad Boys Turned Good?:

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

In this cult classic franchise, comes another film, “Bad Boys For Life.” As expected, the film is enhanced with many stunts, nail-biting scenes, action, and of course, their twist of comedy while maintaining the seriousness of the plot. Very few film series come close to being as good as the Bad Boys...

“Jumanji: The Next Level”- Camels and Mandrils- Oh My!

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The sequel movie in the reprised franchise of Jumanji, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” directed by Jake Kasdan is an entertaining blend of comedy and adventure, guaranteeing a laugh and a rush of escapade. The previous Jumanji movie, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” ended with a feeling of rel...

Hustlers: Money and Mischief

By Jonathon Morales, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

In the past there have been many “money-scheming movies." Most of them are led by men. But finally, Hustlers is here to change the scenery.  The characters play different roles in the movie making it jaw-dropping with the exciting scenes throughout the film. Destiny is a stripper who is trying to...

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