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Romantic film goes beyond the romance and the cliches

Jelina Cortero, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

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

Romantic, comical, tear-jerker and dramatic; these are all words I would use to describe the new romance movie “Beyond the Lights.” “Beyond the Lights” was written and directed by Love & Basketball’s Gina Prince-Bythewood and was released on Nov. 14. It follows the life of Noni Jean, played by Gugu Mbath...

T.I. releases his ninth album

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

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

T.I., the self-proclaimed “King of the South,” has come out with a new album and shows that he is one of the finest rappers to come from the South, though there are a few songs that could have been better. “Paperwork,” T.I.’s ninth album overall, was released on Oct. 21. It opens with the song “King,” not to...

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

“NehruvianDOOM” is a step in the right direction for hip-hop duo

October 12, 2014

MF DOOM one of, if not the most, influential rappers of the early ’00s has returned for the collaboration album “NehruvianDOOM”...

Crime, death and corruption highlight Fox’s new take on the world of Batman

Crime, death and corruption highlight Fox’s new take on the world of Batman

September 27, 2014

There is no denying the popularity and top spot in pop culture that Batman holds, with eight movies and...

New coaches bring a different flavor as “The Voice” comes back for its seventh season

New coaches bring a different flavor as “The Voice” comes back for its seventh season

September 25, 2014

Lights, cameras, action and hopeful singers looking for their big break! Season seven of NBC’s The Voice premiere...

New Liam Neeson thriller leaves audience asking questions

New Liam Neeson thriller leaves audience asking questions

September 25, 2014

Liam Neeson has become one of the faces of thriller and suspense films, based on the roles he’s been...

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Independent artists first album surpasses all expectations

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

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

Independent artist Raury set the internet abuzz with the release of his first single “God’s Whisper”...

Rapper’s second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Rapper’s second album provides a creative expansion beyond previous work

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

July 13, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews

You can call Ab-Soul many things, amongst them he prefers “Lupe Fiasco on drugs” or an “idiot,...

Newest Spider-Man entry does everything a spider can and more

Newest Spider-Man entry does everything a spider can and more

May 22, 2014

The adjective “amazing” has been closely related to the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man since...

‘Oculus’ provides more laughs than it does horror

‘Oculus’ provides more laughs than it does horror

April 29, 2014

An ancient mirror that has been passed around through the centuries, leaving a trail of bodies everywhere...

Hip-hop group’s new album reflects inner-city New York roots

April 22, 2014

From the first minute of the first track, the hip-hop group Ratking lets the listener know their debut...

‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ gives complex and unique story line

‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ gives complex and unique story line

April 17, 2014

“His world had vanished long before he ever entered it, but he certainly sustained the illusion with...

‘Divergent’ offers unique look into post-apocalyptic genre

‘Divergent’ offers unique look into post-apocalyptic genre

April 1, 2014

Following in the footsteps of “Harry Potter” and “The Hunger Games” another highly popular y...

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

For season two, Netflix builds an even bigger ‘House of Cards’

February 25, 2014

With the tagline “hunt or be hunted” followed by a sinister sounding “welcome back” spoken by...

Film brings the ’60s folk music scene to the big screen

Film brings the ’60s folk music scene to the big screen

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

January 27, 2014

Filed under Features, Reviews

When the weather is cold and the holiday season rolls around, Oscar season begins and various movies b...

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

Now that ‘Machete Kills,’ viewers are left wanting more

November 9, 2013

Robert Rodriguez gave us another entry to his “Machete” series and while it’s a fun movie, does ...

Breakout writer’s debut channels J.K. Rowling

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

Filed under Features, Reviews

When it comes to many of the big novels or series that people are familiar with, from the stone halls of Hogwarts in “Harry Potter” or even the vast works of Stephen King, the one thing they have in common is imagery. A story is nothing but an interconnected set of words when you break it down. Those words can be entertaini...

Restaurant serves up great meals for fair price

Restaurant serves up great meals for fair price

November 3, 2013

Looking for great and inexpensive Middle Eastern food with an American flair? Then Kabob and Gyro Gri...

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

Grandpa behaves badly in newest ‘Jackass’ movie

November 2, 2013

Johnny Knoxville, the creators of the MTV franchise “Jackass” along with Paramount Pictures are back at ...

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

3-D space thriller ‘Gravity’ takes audience to new heights

October 18, 2013

If you’ve ever considered being an astronaut or space buccaneer, “Gravity” might just be your kind...

Netflix show offers glimpse into prison life for women

October 18, 2013

Netflix won its first Emmy on Sept. 22 with its highly-acclaimed series “House of Cards,” but another ...

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