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Togo showcases a true hero

January 4, 2021 10:38am | Sherlyn Rodriguez

An untold true story makes its way to the screen in Togo, the story of a true hero. When a deadly epidemic makes its way to the town of Nome, Alaska, the only cure is 600 miles away. Due to an incoming snowstorm, the only […]

Captain Marvel brings female heroes to the Marvel Universe

December 18, 2020 11:38am | Brianna Kowis

Captain Marvel (2019) feels an awful lot like any Marvel movie. It’s another origin story for another superhero. That said, it does have some things going for it. Especially for diehard superhero fans. The film is impressive in that it makes this origin story interesting […]

Society mirrored in Julie and the Phantoms

December 15, 2020 11:48pm | Kaline Martinez

Nearly a year after her mother’s death, 15-year-old Julie Molina (Madison Reyes) still struggles to find her passion for music, a bond that she shared with her songwriter mom. Unable to perform, she loses her sport in her school’s prestigious music program, which is awful […]

Spare Parts gives heart-tugging look at struggles of underprivileged students

December 10, 2020 11:38pm | Iris Valles

Based on a true story, Spare Parts, is a movie based on a school filled with undocumented and underprivileged students. Four unlikely students were recruited by their substitute teacher to join a robotics team. Because of a lack of funds to see the project through, […]

Emily in Paris is a fun respite from real life

December 4, 2020 11:35pm | Emma Adams

Emily is an American marketer who moves to France when she is tasked with bringing an American point of view to a respected French marketing firm. Cultures clash as she adjusts to the challenges of life in Paris while juggling her career, new friendships and […]

Clouds tugs at the heartstrings

November 30, 2020 10:10pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Zach Sobiech is a seventeen-year-old senior who has special music talent and likes to live life to the fullest despite the cancer he was diagnosed with at 14 and the treatments he undergoes in an effort to save his life. A few weeks into his […]

Ariana Grande’s latest album strikes out

November 24, 2020 11:20pm | April Martinez

Ariana Grande’s new studio album Positions is a different approach to her regular pop music. Grande has brought her fans plenty of hits such as “No Tears Left to Cry,” “Thank You, Next,” and most recently “Rain On Me” featuring Lady Gaga. However, this album […]

Schitt’s Creek gives viewers something to strive for

November 5, 2020 9:25am | Kaline Martinez

Schitt’s Creek is a Canadian television sitcom created by Dan and Eugene Levy. The Roses are a wealthy family of four: video store owner Johnny (Eugene), his wife and former soap opera actress Moira (Catherine O’Hara), and their spoiled adult children David and Alexis (Dan […]

Hubie Halloween makes a great less-scary choice

October 24, 2020 9:52am | April Martinez

Hubie Halloween brings us another Adam Sandler classic underdog story with a spooky twist. He’s best known for playing losers and Hubie Halloween is another example of that. This comedy film provides viewers with laughs and frights- it’s the perfect movie to watch with friends […]

Don’t miss the Beauty and the Beast animated classic

October 19, 2020 9:19am | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Beauty and the Beast, a Disney classic, still makes its way onto many screens and is loved by kids, teenagers, and adults. The story begins when a young prince and his servants fall under a spell cast by a wicked enchantress. Until the prince learns […]