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‘Wolfenstein’ sequel boasts striking characters

‘Wolfenstein’ sequel boasts striking characters

December 4, 2017

When “Wolfenstein”, a franchise that has been with us since 1992, blew people away with its graph...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ mixes comedy and superhero action in a successful addition to the franchise

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ mixes comedy and superhero action in a successful addition to the franchise

November 26, 2017

“Thor: Ragnarok” came out Nov. 3 and lived up to the hype by being the best movie in the Thor seri...

Theater department production of ‘Chicago’ is sexy, scandalous and full of talent

Theater department production of ‘Chicago’ is sexy, scandalous and full of talent

November 22, 2017

The theater department presented the first showing of their fall production of Broadway classic, John Kande...

Notorious killer returns after seven year wait in ‘Jigsaw’

Notorious killer returns after seven year wait in ‘Jigsaw’

November 8, 2017

After seven long years, the legendary killer Jigsaw makes his return in his self-titled film where he...

‘The Snowman’ subplots outshine murder in an overall confusing plot

‘The Snowman’ subplots outshine murder in an overall confusing plot

November 5, 2017

As cold winter weather draws near, it is the classic time to release much anticipated thrilling murd...

‘Cuphead’ is bursting with retro nostalgia and creativity

‘Cuphead’ is bursting with retro nostalgia and creativity

October 30, 2017

Two brothers are out gambling at a casino where they find themselves on a winning streak, until they...

Minimalist production of ‘Our Town’ exercises audience’s imagination

Minimalist production of ‘Our Town’ exercises audience’s imagination

October 19, 2017

The Cosumnes River College Theatre Department offers an exclusive insight into love, life and death in it...

‘Kingsman’ sequel delves deeper into the gentlemen’s world of spies

‘Kingsman’ sequel delves deeper into the gentlemen’s world of spies

October 4, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, directed by Matthew Vaughn, premiered in London on Sept. 18 and was thea...

‘The Tick’ brings life back to superhero shows

‘The Tick’ brings life back to superhero shows

September 25, 2017

In an era of superheroes where Batman kills, Superman snaps necks and Marvel has created an enormous ...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel loses some traction, still delivers fun installment

May 10, 2017

Adding yet another installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Director James Gunn produces a fun, albe...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ theatre production puts an “electric twist”

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 10, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Cosumnes River College’s theatre department performed one of William Shakespeare’s popular plays, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in the Black Box Theatre. Cheri Fortin, theatre arts professor and director of the play, put an “electric twist” on the classical Shakespeare play. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”...

Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

’13 Reasons Why’ projects the effects of bullying

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Features, Reviews

Netflix’s latest original series “13 Reasons Why” opens up the painful yet necessary discussion about bullying and teen suicide, but leaves some critics wary of the potential harm of the graphic portrayals of abuse and suicide within the series. The series is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel “Thirteen Reaso...

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers with giant monster brawling action

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Reviews

“Kong: Skull Island” delivers on the monster movie genre fantasy of a giant gorilla fighting other huge creatures.   The film, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, is the second film within Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse,” right after the 2014 “Godzilla” reboot and serves as an introduction to ...

Netfix series ‘Iron Fist’ disappoints diehard fans

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 5, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

Marvel’s newest Netflix series, “Iron Fist,” is borderline mediocre for those unfamiliar with the superhero and a lackluster with comic book fans. After the successful depictions of other New York superheroes like Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in their own respective series, Marvel’s approach to introducin...

Theatre production of ‘Arcadia’ is filled with chemistry

Jannah Khalil, Staff

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus Life, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

In their first production of the semester, the Cosumnes River College theatre department presents a successful performance of Tom Sheppard’s “Arcadia.” “Arcadia” takes place in Sidley Park, an English country estate, and fluctuates between the past and present to tell the story of what occurred at the estate year...

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

The Shins experiment with sound in new album

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been a long five years and series of lineup changes since the beloved indie-rock band The Shi...

‘Logan’ provides a satisfying completion to the iconic character

Justin Cordero, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Most Recent, Reviews

“Logan” is the classic story of the unwilling hero told through the lens of one of Marvel’s most popular superheroes warped into an aged old man who carries the weight of his past sins on his shoulders. The film, directed by James Mangold, is unlike any other previous Marvel superhero movie to date. The story overall i...

‘Get Out’ makes a splash amidst controversy

Stan Smith, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

“Get Out” marks the directorial debut of Jordan Peele, who gained fame from his television show “Key and Peele” alongside co-creator Keegan Michael Key. The film built up a considerable amount of excitement in the weeks leading up to its release thanks to incredibly favorable reviews. Even now, “Get Out” holds ...

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Los Campesinos! release another successful album after four years

Ashley Navarro, Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

It had been a little over three years since the seven-piece Welsh indie rock band, Los Campesinos!, gra...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ falls short of delivery with controversial scene and lack of character chemistry

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Most Recent, Reviews

If you are one who is prone to crying when the dog dies in a movie, be prepared. This heartbreaking oc...

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