Category: Reviews

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Nobody’ dad breaks bad

By Alyssa Aldrete Bob Odenkirk has taken a beat down for the last 11 years. After several stints in the sketch comedy world during the late ’80s and early ’90s, Odenkirk struck gold in 2009 with his Emmy-nominated character Saul Goodman, a shifty lawyer that often finds himself at the brunt end of violence, courtesy

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MOVIE REVIEW: Live adaptation of ‘Tom and Jerry’ falls short of expectations

By Stephanie Arenas Longtime fans of the “Tom & Jerry” franchise have been disappointed and heartbroken. What began as a 1940’s animated cartoon series created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera transformed into an entire franchise of spin-offs, video games and even movies. A more recent adaptation of the two characters was the premiere of

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MOVIE REVIEW: Disney’s newest release ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ doesn’t disappoint

By Sigifredo Macias Being in quarantine now for a year makes you wonder if you should really spend $29.99 to watch an animated Disney movie. And the answer is yes, if you have kids. If you don’t have kids, even better. Although not the perfect Disney movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon” is an interesting

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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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