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Walt Disney Studios turns classic animations into live action adaptations

Walt Disney Studios turns classic animations into live action adaptations

Sierra Perales,
Contributor
April 10, 2018

The year 1937 marked the release of Walt Disney Studios’ first-ever animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Since then, Disney has gone on to release numerous animated films that would...

No such thing as too much 'Star Wars'

No such thing as too much ‘Star Wars’

Kestutis Rushing,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

The Star Wars universe is about to expand even more. The main saga, episodes I-IX, will end with Episode IX in 2019. However, more movies and TV shows are well on their way. David Benioff and D.B Weiss,...

Cinemark bans big bags

Cinemark bans big bags

Yasmine Castaneda,
Contributor
April 2, 2018

In the wake of the shootings across our country, many businesses and companies are examining their own safety procedures. While the country mourns the recent school shootings in Parkland, Florida, Americans...

Bay Area hip-hop group featured on ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack

Bay Area hip-hop group featured on ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack

Terrence Allen,
Contributor
February 28, 2018

SOBxRBE’s feature is important for local music “Black Panther” is one of the most anticipated, critically acclaimed movies of the year. High anticipation for the film was evident in its $240 million-plus...

Ryan Coogler is three for three with newest film

Ryan Coogler is three for three with newest film

Tawny Pederson,
Contributor
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

Ricky Szeto,
Contributor
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

Juan Diaz,
Contributor
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

Shyra Gums,
Contributor
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...

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MoviePass is the future of movie theater ticket purchases

Thamina Shah,
Contributor
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...

Hollywood is running out of ideas

Hollywood is running out of ideas

Stephen Freitas,
Contributor
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....

A new era of Disney remakes

A new era of Disney remakes

Samerah Begzad,
Contributor
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...

Must see Black History Month films

Must see Black History Month films

The Pioneer Staff March 12, 2015

Here’s a list of films to watch during Black History Month that help to explore and celebrate the depths of the African American experience throughout history. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967) The...

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