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Series Review: ‘A Teacher’ tackles dynamics of student-teacher affair

By Kyiesha Chavez In 2013, writer and director Hannah Fidell created an indie film about a lonely high school teacher who has an affair with a student.  “A Teacher” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival that January and had a limited release in the U.S. later that year. The following year, it was announced that

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Series Review: ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ does horror right

By Alyssa Aldrete If you’re still harping on being stuck inside this Halloween, open up Netflix, start up “The Haunting of Bly Manor,” and be thankful that it could be worse: you could be one of the doomed characters conjured up in the mind of Mike Flanagan. “Bly Manor” is the second horror miniseries to

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‘The Half of It’ movie review

By Stephanie Arenas Director and screenwriter Alice Wu brought in a fresh and influential twist with a common trope in her new movie “The Half of It.” Based on the 1897 play “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostrand, “The Half of It” is a coming of age film based on the simple premise of friendship

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Video Review: Bad Bunny’s ‘Yo Perreo Sola’

By Silda Martinez Puerto Rican Latin trap artist Bad Bunny has lightened up the quarantine with a jaw dropping surprise. A new video was released (insert date) for his song “Yo Perreo Sola,” which translates to “I Twerk Alone.” The drop of his new album “YHLQMDLG” was not enough. Bad Bunny treated his fans with

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Game Review: ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

By Stephanie Arenas Nintendo finally released “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” on March 20 following the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing its players to interact with one another without having to leave their homes. “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is a real time life simulation game developed and published for the Nintendo Switch. Fans of the game have said

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Movie Review: Reboot of “Fantasy Island” turns into a nightmare

By Silda Martinez Who remembers the corny shows we were forced to watch in the 70s, thought it ended there? Unfortunately it didn’t.    Apparently director Jeff Wadlow thought it was a good idea to give the 70s show “Fantasy Island” it’s own spin off movie. Sure enough it was a terrible idea.  Fantasy Island

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Editing issues arise in new film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

by Adriana Lopez If anyone stepped into a movie theater expecting to learn about the story of Queen through “Bohemian Rhapsody,” that is their fault. The trailers for the film made it clear that we would be watching the story of Freddie Mercury (played by Rami Malek) unfold. However, this does not mean that the

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Family owned Indian cuisine, so close to home

By Imari Rede Representation is important. It makes people feel welcomed and secure in their own identities. Food is a big part of representation, especially for people who find themselves as minorities in the melting pot that is the United States. Masala Mischief offers unique Indian flavors from Kolkata, India. Most Indian food consumed at

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Exciting new video games releasing

By Seth Barlow The fall video game season is ramping up and this is set to be a good one. With major releases across all platforms, here are Viewpoints’ top video game picks releasing this Fall. “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” In 2013, Square Enix published Crystal Dynamics’ reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise that

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Movie Review: Avengers Infinity War breaks records

By Anthony Torres “Avengers: Infinity War” will leave audiences devastated, with their mouths hanging wide open and their vision blurred from holding back their tears. Audience members will wonder if it’s some cruel illusion by Loki, God of Mischief, but it is not a trick and neither is the film’s record breaking weekend. According to

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