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Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is more than its lewd exterior

Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is more than its lewd exterior

October 9, 2018

The animated Netflix Original Series “Big Mouth” returned for its second season, still as vulgar and comedic, but with an extra heaping of self-awareness and introspection. Created by Jennifer Fla...

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

‘Sierra Burgess Is a Loser’ disappoints teen rom-com fans

September 14, 2018

At first glance, Netflix’s recent release “Sierra Burgess Is a Big Loser,” seems to have all the elements to make it an instant classic. The teen rom-com boasts two Netflix cult favorites as the...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

July 14, 2018

“Well, the ‘60s were fun, but now I’m paying for it!” It only took 30 appearances for Stan Lee to finally find his best cameo yet, in the long-awaited “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which was n...

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...

“Shadow of the Colossus” is better than ever without leaving its roots

“Shadow of the Colossus” is better than ever without leaving its roots

February 11, 2018

A protagonist of few words, a dead loved one and a mysterious voice guiding you across a vast, mysterious land to restore her life. Originally released back in 2005 by Team Ico for the Playstation 2, “Shadow of ...

“Step Sisters” trips over its own message

“Step Sisters” trips over its own message

January 21, 2018

Witty and problematic, Netflix’s “Step Sisters” nudges the issue of cultural appropriation. The Netflix original attempts to follow in the footsteps of shows such as “Dear White People” and ...

Universal Studios Hollywood does not make for a holly jolly celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood does not make for a holly jolly celebration

December 11, 2017

HOLLYWOOD — It may be difficult to get into the Christmas spirit in California’s sunny setting, but Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates its all-new holiday experience with two attractions to hel...

“The Disaster Artist” is one of James Franco’s best biographical adaptations

“The Disaster Artist” is one of James Franco’s best biographical adaptations

December 10, 2017

As we progress further into the 21st century, you’re likely to find fewer and fewer people who have heard of Tommy Wiseau’s early 2000s cult classic “The Room,” let alone actually watched it. It’s a cultural experience and cinemat...