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‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ is a great follow-up

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ is a great follow-up

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


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** Contains spoilers ** Since "Insurgent" was lackluster in my opinion, I had low expectations for this third film of the "Divergent" series. But "Allegiant" proved to be a much better sequel, and perhaps one of the series' best installments. Following Jeanine's death, Chicago was finally united....

Future has yet another big surprise

Future has yet another big surprise

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


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On Feb. 5, Future dropped his fourth studio album. The name of this album is EVOL. This album is a strong follow up to his previous album, DS2, with 11 great songs that will make you get up and dance. What makes this album so great is that Future shows off many of his emotions in his songs, includin...

‘Indiana Jones’ awakens

‘Indiana Jones’ awakens

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


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Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg surprised "Indiana Jones" fans by announcing that a fifth addition to the series will be hitting theaters on July 19, 2019. Ford's recent work as a star in Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" led to a large spike in popularity of the series, as its already huge...

‘Fuller House’ is full of childhood memories

‘Fuller House’ is full of childhood memories

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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The hit ABC Family TV show "Full House" is back in the form of a new Netflix original series "Fuller House," which picks up with the characters' lives 29 years later. I have such fond memories of watching "Full House" as a child. "Fuller House" is based around the character D.J. Tanner, a now single...

‘Traveller’ is an award-winning snoozefest

‘Traveller’ is an award-winning snoozefest

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


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Award-winning composer Chris Stapleton delves into the performance industry with his new album "Traveller." The new album has added to Stapleton's award collection by winning both “Best Country Album” and “Album of the Year” at this year’s Grammy Awards and the CMA (Country Music Associat...

‘Gods of Egypt’ is a bloody golden mess

‘Gods of Egypt’ is a bloody golden mess

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


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If you'd like an excessive amount of CGI and another example of Hollywood's inherent racism, then look no further. "Gods of Egypt" provided just that, and then some. The plot-line was a mash between "300" and "Attack on Titans." Except, in this film, there was a whiny thief whose only purpose was...

‘Zootopia’ is highly relatable

‘Zootopia’ is highly relatable

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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Walt Disney Animation Studios has successfully done it again. "Zootopia," released on March 4, was Disney's latest animated film. It seemed to be a cute movie, but like "Frozen" and "Big Hero 6" before it, within its seemingly whimsical concept lied an excellent, brilliant, and emotional story. ...

Repeating the word ‘work’ will only get Rihanna so far

Repeating the word ‘work’ will only get Rihanna so far

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


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"Work, work, work, work, work..." The song just keeps going -- same lyrics, same beat. Work for what? What needs actual work is that song. Rihanna's new single, "Work," featuring Drake, has become a recent hit and is spreading like wildfire on social media. After hearing it once, I kept asking...

New Kanye album is worth the wait

New Kanye album is worth the wait

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


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After many years of waiting, Kanye West finally released his seventh studio album on Feb. 14, 2016, called "The Life of Pablo." He released "The Life of Pablo" exclusively on tidal.com (a music service owned by Kanye and Jay-Z) which led to a lot of people pirating it. The album is in high demand a...

‘Deadpool’ kills the audience in theaters

‘Deadpool’ kills the audience in theaters

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


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"Deadpool" flipped off the conventional definition of a superhero. Ryan Reynolds reprised his role as Wade Wilson from "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," and made his debut as Deadpool on Feb. 12 with a movie that deserves its R-rating. Between the slow-motion shots and the transitions from origin story...

‘Risen’ presents a new side of a familiar story

‘Risen’ presents a new side of a familiar story

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


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You may think you already know the stories behind Jesus' resurrection. But think again. "Risen," released on Feb. 19, was yet another story of the events following the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Unlike most versions, though, this version had a unique take on the story; this time, the events wer...

‘Zoolander 2:’ Lame-y and Old?

‘Zoolander 2:’ Lame-y and Old?

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


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***SPOILERS*** The past 15 years were not kind to Derek Zoolander. After opening "The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Who Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too,"  Derek Zoolander lost his wife, Matilda, in a freak accident, and permanently scarred Hansel McDonald (played by Owe...

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