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“Strangers: Prey at Night” inspired by true life

May 26, 2018 4:20pm | Kaline Martinez

The Stranger: Prey at Night is a 2018 American horror film directed by Johannes Roberts and starring Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison and Lewis Pullman. The sequel is in fact inspired by the 2008 film, The Strangers, which was technically inspired by true events […]

What I love about “Ten Things I Hate About You”

May 17, 2018 8:02pm | Kayla Saenz

Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is a beautiful, smart girl, but quite different from most of the other teenage girls. that meaning she doesn’t really attract boys. Her younger sister, Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) attracts many boys, but is never allowed to hang out with them. House […]

“Before I Awake” brings nightmares to life

May 11, 2018 1:07pm | Carina Sanchez

When parents lose a child a hole is created and some try to conceive another child to fill the gap. When Mark and Jessie find out that they are not able to have more kids after the loss of their only son Sean to a […]

“47 Meters Down” full of heart-stopping drama

April 23, 2018 3:13pm | Carina Sanchez

When most girls get out of a relationship, we act like a stereotype depressed person and lay in bed all day, watching TV, eating junk food, and crying. After Lisa went through a break-up, though, she decided to go scuba diving. She was pleased with […]

“The Lion King” is a lifelong favorite

April 2, 2018 10:00pm | Kayla Saenz

If you have ever watched The Lion King your life is complete. The Lion King came out in 1994, and was filmed by Walt Disney Feature Animation. This film tells about Mufasa the king of The Pride Lands, and a father to his cub Simba. […]

WWII movie showcases different perspective

March 30, 2018 9:33pm | Andrea Garcia

Great Britain faces imminent threat of invasion after France falls to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi’s. The Nazi’s seem unstoppable as they advance through all of Europe without much opposition. The Brits and French have now been pushed to the beaches of Dunkirk hoping that their newly […]

“Thank You for Your Service” is more than a war film

March 6, 2018 11:07am | Ashley Thunderhawk

Jason Hall directed Thank You For Your Service, a movie that shadows the struggles that soldiers have from coming back to the civilian life after serving overseas. Throughout the movie three soldiers come home from deployment and transition back into civilian life. Thank You For […]

“Winchester” shines a light on haunted house

February 15, 2018 3:58pm | Ashley Thunderhawk

Brothers Peter and Michael Spierig brought us Winchester, a story about “the house that ghosts built” earlier this month. The Spierig brothers are also responsible for keeping us up at night after the release of Jigsaw in the fall of last year. Winchester embarks on […]

“The Lovely Bones” is heartbreaking

February 13, 2018 4:31pm | Savanna Guevara

“My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name Susie. I was 14 years old when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. I was here for a moment and then I was gone. I wish you all a long and happy life.” The Lovely […]

“Happy Death Day” scarier than anticipated

January 14, 2018 9:32am | Nicole Rice

It might look like a typical, normal, cheesy horror movie at first, but Happy Death Day has surprised people with the level of horror it contains. Most people love their birthdays; what would happen if someone could relive that day forever but had to die in […]