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Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Steven Gutierrez, Connection Staff

November 16, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

     “Overlord” is a horror film that came out on Friday that takes place during D-Day of Wor...

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

November 13, 2018

Downtown Commons welcomed the Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar on Oct. 19. This swanky new bar is d...

‘The Hate U Give’ pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

‘The Hate U Give’ pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 19, 2018

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

“The Hate U Give” tells the story of Starr Carter, an African American high school student who witness...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer/Chief Copy Editor

August 24, 2018

Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

The glimmering sets of “Great Gatsby” meets the humor from “The Proposal” in one of the most ...

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

‘Ready Player One’ pops onto screens and culture

John Cabales, Writer

April 6, 2018

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

“Ready Player One” is a new movie adapted from the novel written by Ernest Cline and is set in the...

The ‘Black Panther’ pounces on screen

The ‘Black Panther’ pounces on screen

February 28, 2018

“Black Panther” was a wild movie to watch from start to finish. It is an action-packed superhero...

’50 Shades Freed’ of interest

’50 Shades Freed’ of interest

John Cabales, Writer

February 26, 2018

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

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the third installment to the “Fifty Shades” installment, wasn’t terrible...

‘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 ...

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