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Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor sets a creative standard

Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor sets a creative standard

October 17, 2017

The same decks and halls that host ocean-side festivities have been transformed into a vessel of terror, as The Queen Mary’s month long annual horror event has once again set its anchor in Long Beach. ...

‘Machinal’ made its debut at the University Theater Friday night

‘Machinal’ made its debut at the University Theater Friday night

October 15, 2017

The drama begins with a whir, the sound of machinery and clacking — always clicking, clacking. The University Theater at Cal State Long Beach opens the stage Friday night with “Machinal.” The 1928 Sophie Treadwell play is set in New York in the ‘20s and ...

Universal Studios “Halloween Horror Nights” returns

Universal Studios “Halloween Horror Nights” returns

October 8, 2017

People being sawed in half, corpses hanging from the ceiling, hidden doorways and escapes. No you’re not in a horror film — you’re at Universal Studios Hollywood “Halloween Horror Nights.” The terrifying Halloween event is back for it...

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ isn’t scary, it’s hilarious

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ isn’t scary, it’s hilarious

September 20, 2017

“American Horror Story” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk may be the last people who you would expect to use their platform to take a political stand, but “AHS: Cult” makes for a pleasant ...

Does the iPhone X seem more practical than other iPhones?

Does the iPhone X seem more practical than other iPhones?

Bobby Yagake, Multimedia Managing Editor

September 13, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

Apple has raised eyebrows and skepticism with the announcement of iPhones 8, 8 Plus and X. The iPhone 8 will cost $699, the 8 Plus will cost $799 and the iPhone X will be sold for $999. I honestly think th...

New ‘IT’ film makes for a fun and terrifying experience

New ‘IT’ film makes for a fun and terrifying experience

September 12, 2017

The sewer clown and red balloons are back. The horror reboot of Stephen King’s 1986 novel “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti, is as fun as it is terrifying. Bringing in $123.1 million opening week...

Hamilton for the win

Hamilton for the win

August 30, 2017

At this point you’ve probably heard enough about the hit Broadway play, “Hamilton” to last you a lifetime. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop story about the nation’s first secretary of treasury, Al...

‘Silent Sky’ is surprisingly heartfelt for a story about science.

‘Silent Sky’ is surprisingly heartfelt for a story about science.

August 27, 2017

In divisive and heated times it’s tough not to feel on edge, and constantly worrying about what the future holds can take a toll on a person’s spirit. Every now and then, we all need to be reminde...