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Us:

Us:

Carlos Barrera, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Us is a movie that has something it wants to say, and writer/director Jordan Peele has once again identified horror as the best way deliver that message. Like his previous film, Get Out, this movie has underlying allegories allowing you to experience it long after leaving the theater.   On...

An Apology to Alita: Battle Angel

An Apology to Alita: Battle Angel

Carlos Barrera, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

I will be honest, when I first saw the trailer for Alita, I already pinned it as a failure. Past history with terrible adaptations such as Ghost in the Shell has soured my opinion of anime adaptations. To my surprise, the movie was very well put together. The eyes, which I found weird and inhuman,...

A Love Letter to Eastern Promises

Carlos Barrera, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

I watched the movie “Serenity” that hit theaters a few days ago and only have a few things to say about it. Its plot consists of a woman contacting her ex-husband fisherman to kill her current husband, and they have an affair. Makes total sense right? “Serenity” is a confusing, oddly sexual, f...

Creed 2:

Creed 2:

Carlos Barrera, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Creed 2 leads the way as the embodiment of Rocky, going very well for its representation of Rocky 4’s antagonist Ivan Drago, expanding upon the one-dimensional character. They illustrate how the loss affected Drago and how that anger transferred to his son. A leading theme of the movie is legacy an...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Carlos Barrera, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic exploring the band Queen, with a heavy emphasis on Freddie Mercury’s life and death in lieu of focusing on Queen’s entirety. Before watching this, do not expect a movie about all the members' struggles throughout. Another caveat is you are expected to know about Quee...

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