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“Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” — come for the nostalgia, stay for the fun

“Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” — come for the nostalgia, stay for the fun

November 28, 2017

Video game lovers rejoiced last week when the cherished “Animal Crossing” developer  released its latest installment in the form of a mobile game. “Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” was unveiled on Nov. 21 with ...

CSULB senior photography majors shoot their backgrounds

CSULB senior photography majors shoot their backgrounds

November 28, 2017

From the concept of time to the realities of migrant labor, “Memento” has it all. The senior photo series located in the student art galleries put forward the vision of Cal State Long Beach film and ...

“The Punisher” review: A Frank Castle portrayal fans can be proud of

“The Punisher” review: A Frank Castle portrayal fans can be proud of

November 27, 2017

Jon Bernthal plays Frank Castle in the Netflix Original “The Punisher” and he is every bit as riveting as he is violent. Unlike previous failed attempts to bring a live-action Castle to the screen, ...

Live but losing it

Live but losing it

Jade Inglada, Design Editor

November 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life

I can still remember the “Saturday Night Live” sketch that cemented me as a fan. I was 13 when “Lazy Sunday” made its debut in 2005 and I laughed so hard that I cried as Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell narrated their preparation to go ...

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a step toward something great

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a step toward something great

November 25, 2017

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” is a frustrating game because with every step it took forward, it took two steps back. It confronted all the issues of its predecessor with an array of new blasters, a wide cast o...

“Lady Bird” is one of 2017’s best movies

“Lady Bird” is one of 2017’s best movies

November 22, 2017

“Lady Bird” is a movie which, at least superficially, is incredibly familiar. The story revolves around a girl in her final year of high school as she tries to figure out what really matters to her a...

The empire strikes back — with microtransactions

The empire strikes back — with microtransactions

November 21, 2017

Imagine this: you just turned 10 and your parents bought you the brand new Star Wars: Battlefront II video game for your birthday. You’ve been waiting for months, excited to recreate all your favorite bat...

Compelling, yet shallow: CalRep introduces “Polaroid Stories” at the University Theater

Compelling, yet shallow: CalRep introduces “Polaroid Stories” at the University Theater

November 19, 2017

It only took a few minutes for the audience to feel uncomfortable in California Repertory’s performance of Naomi Iizuka’s “Polaroid Stories” which premiered at the University Theater on Nov. 17. But no...