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New thriller based on San Jose home

New thriller based on San Jose home
March 7, 2018

Like the house and it’s features, the “Winchester” film is just as overwhelming Creaky floorboards, zig-zag hallways, windows and doors that lead to nowhere and a staircase that can send you down...

Ryan Coogler is three for three with newest film

Ryan Coogler is three for three with newest film
February 28, 2018

Growing up, my household was filled with comic books and a superhero movie collection. My dad is a superfan. He can tell you the smallest detail about any superhero, world, villain, weapon, you name it....

‘Black Panther’ surpasses the hype

'Black Panther' surpasses the hype
February 28, 2018

The latest addition to the MCU is the best yet “Black Panther” has hit theaters, meeting and surpassing high expectations from fans. The newest superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...

‘The Post’ has the most to boast from coast to coast

‘The Post’ has the most to boast from coast to coast
February 14, 2018

“The Post,” directed by Steven Spielberg, was a surprising joy to watch. It isn’t action packed like many other past Spielberg movies such as “Saving Private Ryan,” “Minority Report” or the...

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ is deeply rooted in the Bay Area

Marvel's ‘Black Panther’ is deeply rooted in the Bay Area
February 14, 2018

The highly anticipated film, Marvel’s “Black Panther,” is currently the sixth most anticipated film by comic book readers, according to ComicBook.com. It is also reported by Variety to be surpassing...

Video: Woodhams Lounge

Video: Woodhams Lounge
February 7, 2018

Pete Munoz is a Bay Area comedian, who does stand up every Monday at the Woodhams Lounge in San Jose. With support from the lounge, Pete takes the tips he makes, as well as specific donations from...

MoviePass is the future of movie theater ticket purchases

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February 7, 2018

It has become so tedious to go to the movies nowadays. The digital age of movies is only getting better. For those born in the last two decades, there are shortcuts to make it easier and cheaper to enjoy...

‘mother!’: An allegory pushed too far

'mother!': An allegory pushed too far
October 5, 2017

The new psychological horror film, 'mother!' really messes with your head in a very uncomfortable manner. The psychological horror film was directed by Darren Arkonofsky and stars Jennifer Lawrence and...

Hollywood is running out of ideas

Hollywood is running out of ideas
June 7, 2017

Summer is practically here and with it will come three months of blockbuster movies. Unfortunately, most of these films will not be original ideas: they will be attached to a pre-existing franchise....

Cal State Cuba: Students make trek from Hayward to Havana this summer

Cal State Cuba: Students make trek from Hayward to Havana this summer
May 24, 2017

On June 30, approximately 25 Cal State East Bay students — including myself — will fly from Los Angeles to Havana, Cuba, where we will take classes in documentary film and photojournalism, and produce...

A new era of Disney remakes

A new era of Disney remakes
May 17, 2017

I’ve been a Disney lover ever since I was a child. I’ve always loved how Disney makes me feel happy, and the uniqueness of each story. One of my favorite Disney movies is not an original but a...

‘Guardians’ sequel digs deep: Superhero movie incorporates heavy subject matter

‘Guardians’ sequel digs deep: Superhero movie incorporates heavy subject matter
May 10, 2017

At 7:00 p.m. on May 4, groups of moviegoers decked out in costumes or their favorite comic apparel headed to movie theaters for the long-awaited sequel, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Thursday was...

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