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‘The Predator’ makes a fast-paced and fun thrill ride for audiences

‘The Predator’ makes a fast-paced and fun thrill ride for audiences

September 18, 2018

“You are one beautiful motherfucker.” Casey Bracket (Olivia Munn, “Office Christmas Party”)’s response to first seeing The Predator is one of many moments that not only harkens back to the fi...

The best film and TV show cameos filmed in Long Beach

The best film and TV show cameos filmed in Long Beach

September 17, 2018

The beauty of Hollywood is that filmmakers can make nearly any city morph into the one a story is set in. While many coastal scenes look as though they’re filmed somewhere on the east coast, many were fi...

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

September 14, 2018

At first glance, Netflix’s recent release “Sierra Burgess Is a Big Loser,” seems to have all the elements to make it an instant classic. The teen rom-com boasts two Netflix cult favorites as the...

Take a trip to the Upside Down with Universal Studios

Take a trip to the Upside Down with Universal Studios

September 11, 2018

Plop down on the couch and prepare to binge watch  Netflix original series, “Stranger Things” before heading over to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights’ newest themed maze. Fans have been ...

‘The Nun’ is an effectively creepy, albeit narratively flawed, spin-off

‘The Nun’ is an effectively creepy, albeit narratively flawed, spin-off

September 9, 2018

Since its inception in 2013, “The Conjuring” franchise has been one of the most successful and well-crafted series in the horror genre, with the first film still standing the scariest movie of all-time,...

‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a bizarre and freshly unique satire

‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a bizarre and freshly unique satire

July 20, 2018

The year is 2018, in an alternate-present in which TV shows such as “I Got the S**t Kicked Out of Me” exist and gas prices continue to soar to nearly $5 a gallon. It’s also the year that one piece of...

‘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...