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‘A Quiet Place’ is an early contender for best horror film of the year

‘A Quiet Place’ is an early contender for best horror film of the year

April 8, 2018

Silence is the greatest asset of “A Quiet Place,” the new horror film directed by John Krasinski. You may know him as Jim from “The Office,” but there's nothing funny happening here. The premi...

Antigone X displays a strong cast that takes on loyalty, romance, ego and religion

Antigone X displays a strong cast that takes on loyalty, romance, ego and religion

April 1, 2018

Within the first five minutes of “Antigone X,” the audience was enamored by the majestic movements of a ritual dance being performed by actors to honor the gods in the play. This scene set up the res...

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 ...

Matt’s Munchies: Cha for Tea

Matt’s Munchies: Cha for Tea

March 13, 2018

It’s hard to find a teahouse that serves equally creative and tasty tea, especially when it’s common to find variations of the drink at nearly every corner in Long Beach. For any tea or boba enthusiasts...

Cal Rep sparks conversation about racism with its latest performance

Cal Rep sparks conversation about racism with its latest performance

March 11, 2018

Cal Rep’s latest performance forces us to look at history through different eyes. “Proud to Present” follows the emotionally-charged journey of six actors coming together to present a historically accur...

‘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)...

The Samsung Galaxy S9 offers modest upgrades

The Samsung Galaxy S9 offers modest upgrades

Bobby Yagake, Multimedia Managing Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Today

Some people complain that all smartphones feel the same, even after new releases and upgrades. But what should matter most is if the phone has a new processor and the latest software. Samsung delivers o...

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...