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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 ...

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ offers bright adventure for audiences

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ offers bright adventure for audiences

March 9, 2018

As one of the most highly-acclaimed sci-fi novels in the literary world, “A Wrinkle in Time” has finally made it to the big screen and in a strong fashion. The film follows Meg Murray (Storm Reid)...

Web series, “Undocumented Tales” comes to the big screen

Web series, “Undocumented Tales” comes to the big screen

March 4, 2018

  As the lights flickered on, expressions of shock and awe were left on a group of about 45 audience member’s faces following the viewing of the web series, “Undocumented Tales” in the Beach Auditoriu...

Keep it 100 with ‘Atlanta: Robbin’ Season’

Keep it 100 with ‘Atlanta: Robbin’ Season’

March 4, 2018

When Donald Glover debuted his new series, “Atlanta” of which he created, starred, wrote and executively produced, in 2016, it blew everyone away. Despite a quick renewal by network FX, it was a...