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“The Nun” is no fun

BY VYCTORYA THOMAS-VANZANT vyctorya.thomas-vanzant554@myci.csuci.edu As October approaches, horror and thriller movies become a necessity for the Halloween season. That’s why when I first saw previews for The Conjuring’s fifth installment, “The Nun”, I was thrilled to see it. It has become a notable trend of The Conjuring films to make references of new demons and […]

The official movie poster for "Love, Simon." "Love, Simon" was released on March 16, 2018. Photo credit to 20th Century Fox.
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Movie Review of “Love, Simon” from April 24, 2018

By Noah Schiminowski noah.schiminowski340@myci.csuci.edu “Love, Simon” is a coming-of-age story about a young man dealing with the pressures of accepting himself and embracing his sexuality. Young love is difficult to navigate, especially as a teenager, but being gay and in the closet puts another obstacle in Simon’s path. He spends the duration of the movie […]

The official movie poster for "Tomorrowland." "Tomorrowland" was released in 2015 by Walt Disney Studios. Photo credit to CinemasComics.com.
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Movie Review of “Tomorrowland” from April 24, 2018

By Alex Guerra alex.guerra700@myci.csuci.edu “A vista into a world of wondrous ideas, signifying man’s achievements … a step into the future, with predictions of constructive things to come. Tomorrow offers new frontiers in science, adventure and ideals: the Atomic Age, the challenge of outer space and the hope for a peaceful, unified world.” This is […]

One of the promotional posters for the TV show "Silicon Valley." "Silicon Valley" is going on its fifth season. Photo credit to hbo.com.
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TV Show Review of “Silicon Valley” from April 24, 2018

By Alex Duenez alexander.duenez932@myci.csuci.edu Ahoy, readers! Well, the semester as we know it is almost at an end and summer looms its glorious head in the distance. It’s almost time for reuniting with family and friends, venturing off to distant lands, fun in the sun and of course, binge-watching those awesome shows. Speaking of shows, […]

"Altered Carbon" is a TV series based on a book of the same name. The first season was released on Netflix on Feb. 2, 2018. Photo Credit to Richard K. Morgan.
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“Altered Carbon” review: death, it’s just an afterthought from March 27, 2018

By Alex Guerra alex.gurerra700@myci.csuci.edu Death is something we all fear. It is something that can drive us to do everything we’ve ever wanted to do in the world, because the reality is once we reach our end, that’s it. However, in the world of Netflix’s newest sci-fi series “Altered Carbon,” death means nothing. Based off […]

Book cover of "Autumn" by Ali Smith.
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Book Review: “Autumn” by Ali Smith from February 27, 2018

By: Alex Duenez alexander.duenez932@myci.csuci.edu Bonjour, Readers! Welcome back! Just as quickly as it came, it went by just as fast…winter break that is. If you traveled, visited loved ones, partied or did what I did—stayed home with a good book and some coffee—then winter break seemed pretty good. Speaking of good books, over this past […]

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Movie Review: “Black Panther” from February 27, 2018

By: Branden Hopper branden.hopper935@myci.csuci.edu At first glance, director Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” might appear as just another action-packed romp through the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It might also appear as simply another origin story, providing context while hurtling us toward “Avengers: Infinity War.” In reality it is both of these things, but if you peek under […]

Ekho on Vacation by Lucas Schultz
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Entertainment Section from November 21, 2017

Album Review: Wu-Tang’s “The Saga Continues” By Mark Westphal mark.westphal708@myci.csuci.edu “The Saga Continues” is the latest studio album from the legendary hip hop collective The Wu-Tang Clan, although for this album the group dropped the “Clan” part of their name and are only going by Wu-Tang. The album, which was released on Oct. 13, 2017, […]