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Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

Netflix original hits the soft spot for ’80s culture fanatics

September 2, 2016

Within days of the initial release, Netflix original “Stranger Things” became an instant favorite amon...

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

Beyoncé empowers fans with new visual album

May 9, 2016

From political issues to personal life matters, Beyonce’s new album hit titled “Lemonade” incor...

‘Arms and the Man’ tells story of love during war

Kayleen Carter, Staff

May 9, 2016

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

Funny, touching and comedic, the theatre department of Cosumnes River College has done a splendid job of performing their latest play “Arms and the Man.” Although the title could mislead one to believe that the play would literally center around a man and his appendages, in reality the plot was in stark contrast. ...

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

Cartel makes it to Netflix in new series ‘Narcos’

September 11, 2015

In 1975, a petty criminal entered the cocaine trade, changing Colombia forever. “Narcos” tells the...

‘Divergent’ sequel is full of dark twists and turns

‘Divergent’ sequel is full of dark twists and turns

March 26, 2015

“Insurgent” is truly what a sequel in any trilogy should be. The sequel to the popular film “Diver...

Will Smith shines in ‘Focus’ but co-star steals the show

Will Smith shines in ‘Focus’ but co-star steals the show

March 21, 2015

After the flop of 2013’s “After Earth,” Will Smith has redeemed himself with his portrayal of the...

There’s nothing odd at all about CBS’s new comedy

There’s nothing odd at all about CBS’s new comedy

March 10, 2015

While I’m quite knowledgeable about pop culture past and present, I’ve never seen any episodes of...

The games have changed forever as a revolution sparks

The games have changed forever as a revolution sparks

December 5, 2014

“Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One” one of four movies from the popular film series based on Suzanne...

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...

Gambino delivers with second half on new dual album

Emiliano Martin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Independent rapper Childish Gambino continues to expand on the term concept album with his newest double album “STN MTN / Kauai.” It continues the story of The Boy, the through line to Gambino’s albums since last year’s “Because the Internet,” a character who was presumed dead by the end of his last album’s...

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 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...

‘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...

Which artist comes out on top as reigning queen of pop?

Darren Allen, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Pop artists Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus have recently released albums, sparking a competition between the ladies. While they display their different styles and wardrobes, their music is what will finalize the decision between who is the most talented popstar. Lady Gaga’s new album, “Artpop,” is a bizarre take on ele...

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

‘Ghosts’ doesn’t disappoint, flies off shelves

November 17, 2013

That’s right ladies and gents; it’s that time of the year again. No, I am not talking about gettin...

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...

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

Survival is the name of the game for new ‘Tomb Raider’

April 11, 2013

Back in 1996, a little game called “Tomb Raider” came out on the Sony PlayStation and at the time ...

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

Netflix builds a house out of anything but cards

April 9, 2013

Broadcast and cable have long held ground in the battle for dominance in the world of television, but...

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