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Movies on the House returns to CSULB

Sommer Dalton, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Film and Television

The first month of the semester is officially behind us. That means classes are rolling, homework is piling up and the stress is beginning to set in – you may be in need of a break. Thankfully, Movies on The House is back with a magical escape. Today in the University Student Union building, Beach Pride Events will be showing “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” for a second consecutive day. The popular fi... Read more »

‘The Great Wall’ blocks viewer enjoyment

Ross Siev, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

The Great Wall – of China – is a fascinating construction of humanity’s creativity and willpower is one of the great wonders of the world. The film? Not so much. Matt Damon plays William, a mercenary looking for the Chinese invention of explosive black powder. Along with his partner-in-crime, Tovor (Pedro Pascal of “Game of Thrones” fame), they both stumble upon a secret Chinese military group defending the w... Read more »

“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” marks the conclusion of a mediocre saga.

“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” marks the conclusion of a mediocre saga.

February 2, 2017

YouTube Through an impressively mediocre display butchering the classic video game series, “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” sets out to close the story on the 15-year sci-fi/horror film franchise. Sim... Read more »

‘Le Femme et le TGV’ nominated for Academy Award

‘Le Femme et le TGV’ nominated for Academy Award

February 1, 2017

If you were expecting this year’s Oscars to be full of distant Hollywood stars and directors, you may be surprised to find a connection close to home — or at least close to campus. One of Cal State... Read more »

My “Rogue One” true love

My “Rogue One” true love

January 22, 2017

Growing up with a nerdy dad meant I would be exposed early to the wonder of the “Star Wars” saga, and by the time I was 12 I had the DVD box set, my bedroom wall had six posters — one for each mo... Read more »

Audiences are in-fer-no treat

Audiences are in-fer-no treat

November 6, 2016

With the heat cooling down and the cold rising thanks to the upcoming winter, “Inferno” is a film fitting to the season – you’ll most likely catch a cold from the droning plot and speedy cuts. ... Read more »

‘Mourning Dove’ leaves the nest

Amber Costa, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Film and Television

Cal State Long Beach Film and Electronic Arts senior Alexandra Petrus is a first-generation American born from an Iraqi refugee family. She is in the process of directing her senior film on the refugee crisis in the Middle East, called “Mourning Dove.” Petrus is from Oakland, California and finds a connection to what is happening in the Syrian civil war, drawing her interest into making a film about the current crisis ... Read more »

Audiences are rooting for ‘Mascots’

Audiences are rooting for ‘Mascots’

October 30, 2016

If you’ve ever gone to a sporting event with friends just for the entertainment, you might have gotten just as much amusement from the mascot as you did from the actual game. Mascots control the c... Read more »

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