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‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


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Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” left the pages on April 15 for its debut on the big screen. Directed by Jon Favreau and screenplay written by Justin Marks, this live action and CGI combination captivated the audience with its attention to plot and character design. The realistic depictio...

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ feels unnecessary

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ feels unnecessary

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


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(This post contains spoilers for “Snow White and the Huntsman”) When I watched "Snow White and the Huntsman" years ago, I thought it was so bad it didn't deserve to have a sequel. I was wrong. "The Huntsman: Winter's War," released April 22, was a spin-off of "Snow White and the Huntsman," and i...

Kendrick Lamar releases yet another masterpiece

Kendrick Lamar releases yet another masterpiece

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


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Lyrical genius Kendrick Lamar released his most recent hit album, "Untitled Unmastered," on Mar. 4. With 4 1/2 stars on iTunes, this album was one of Lamar's highest-ranked albums. The album consisted of eight “untitled” tracks, which clearly showed how Lamar views the world and also his personal ...

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

April 24, 2016


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"Basically what I'm saying with this play is, 'Listen. Stop latching on to ideas, because ideas only get you so far, and some of them are just plain lies. Live in the real world. Truly live your life. Live it how you want to live it, on your own terms. Define your life, and also live with other people,...

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


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An infamous case with a prominent star in the center of it. This was not O.J.'s first time in the limelight, but it would be one of the defining moments in his career. The TV series "The People v. O.J. Simpson" followed one of the most controversial cases of the 21st century and brought new dialogue...

No need to feel lonely with ‘All My Friends – EP’

No need to feel lonely with ‘All My Friends – EP’

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


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From a bar in Hong Kong to Coachella in the span of a few years: that huge jump must be impossible. Not for the band Snakehips, who got to and will perform in the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 15 and 22. Snakehips is a British dance/R&B duo consisting of Oliver Lee...

Doughnut cheeseburgers take on the Bay Area

Doughnut cheeseburgers take on the Bay Area

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016


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A burger with doughnuts replacing the buns is a sinful and gluttonous meal that is sweeping the Bay Area. Apple Fritter is a burger place, coffee shop, doughnut shop, and home to the best milkshake I have ever had. What drew me into this restaurant was that I had heard a lot of people talking abo...

‘God’s Not Dead 2’ is terribly bad

‘God’s Not Dead 2’ is terribly bad

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


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At first glance, "God's Not Dead 2," released on April 1, seems to be an intriguing court case story. But in reality, it's a dull, two-hour long slog that was barely watchable. The film followed AP History teacher Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart) as she got put on trial for answering a student's ...

“Flowers in the Attic” miniseries spices up romance with incest

“Flowers in the Attic” miniseries spices up romance with incest

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


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Incest has always been a taboo topic. So when V.C. Andrews introduced incestuous siblings, Cathy and Chris, in her 1979 novel, "Flowers in the Attic," many young girl's hearts were set aflame. Her novel could be compared to today's "Twilight," except her's was a much more forbidden love story. When...

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


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Second semester of senior year is often spent relaxing and anticipating college acceptance letters. For Denis Yudin, however, second semester has been spent directing his original play, “The Diner on Washington Street.” The inspiration for “The Diner on Washington Street” came to Yudin at...

The story of Zayn’s life has changed

The story of Zayn’s life has changed

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


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Sex. Now that I have your attention, let's bring our focus to ZAYN's debut album, "Mind Of Mine," which is practically centered around this one word. On March 25, 2016, exactly a year after Zayn Malik announced he would be leaving One Direction, he released his solo album. He told Fader magazine in an interview that, "there was never any room for me...

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


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Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That is exactly the moral dilemma brought up in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." The two classic heroes...

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