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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

July 14, 2018

“Well, the ‘60s were fun, but now I’m paying for it!” It only took 30 appearances for Stan Lee to finally find his best cameo yet, in the long-awaited “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which was n...

The summer movie box office is going to explode with these releases

The summer movie box office is going to explode with these releases

June 12, 2018

Now that the spring semester has finally come to a close, students are ready to lay out at the beach or by the pool with an ice-cold drink and relax after all of the hard work put in to their studies. B...

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

May 22, 2018

“Fuck Wolverine. First, he rides my coattails with the R-rating, and then that hairy motherfucker ups the ante by dying! What a dick! Well, guess what, Wolvie? I’m dying in this movie.” Well that...

Fade In: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

Fade In: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

May 10, 2018

“I Am Not Your Negro” can be streamed through Kanopy and Amazon Prime. DVD copies can be found at multiple locations of the Long Beach Public Library.   Condensing over a century of history into 95 minutes...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ delivers amusing action despite annoying mistakes

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ delivers amusing action despite annoying mistakes

April 29, 2018

The newest output from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not likely to convert anyone who detests superhero movies. “Avengers: Infinity War” is, for the most part, more of the same from Marvel Studios; enjoy...

Broken Lizard return with force in ‘Super Troopers 2’

Broken Lizard return with force in ‘Super Troopers 2’

April 24, 2018

“Do you really not remember this guy or are you just fucking with me?” “Yeah, I have no idea who he is.” “You know I heard everything you said?” “Son of a bitch, we’ve been doing that for year...

Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

Fade In: ‘Most Beautiful Island’

April 17, 2018

Demons, monsters and mutation can be scary, but they don’t match the fear of being penniless in a society that values people based on their wealth. “Most Beautiful Island” explores this all too real nightmare while remaining a deceptive a...

Universal’s new comedy ‘Blockers’ asks parents, “Will you do anything for love?”

Universal’s new comedy ‘Blockers’ asks parents, “Will you do anything for love?”

March 14, 2018

One of the most timeless moments in any high schooler’s life is prom night. Between the clothing, finding a date and figuring out transportation, the one part everyone worries about is how the night ...