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Is The Movie As Good As The Book?

Is The Movie As Good As The Book?

Mariana Martinez

November 30, 2016


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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar children is novel by an American Author,  Ransom Riggs. It was originally published on June 7th, 2011 followed by the novel Hollow City and its genre is a Dark Fantasy/ Young Adult Fiction. A synopsis on the novel is a boy who goes through a family tragedy, looks for clu...

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

Sammy Ortega

November 18, 2016


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”They’re waiting on something. They’re waiting on us” is a quote Nat’s role in the Birth of a Nation, and now they are waiting on us to give the movie a try. Nate Parker's film was interpreted in many different ways. Some saw it as a reenactment of a moment in history while others viewe...

Poppy The Troll Who Rescued Her Friends

Zulimar Guajardo

November 16, 2016


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A new movie came out in theater on November 4, 2016. It’s a PG movie and it's based on adventure and fantasy. I went to go watch it with my sister and niece and i loved the movie because it was funny and sad at the same time. The movie is about a bunch of trolls who are eaten by Bergens. The Bergens...

Origin Of Evil At The Icon!

Origin Of Evil At The Icon!

Kiara Balleza

November 16, 2016


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Origin Of Evil At The Icon! By:Kiara Balleza What a ride it was to watch this movie. The new movie “Ouija: Origin of Evil” is about a widowed mother Alice who unwittingly invites authentic evil into her home by adding a new stunt to strengthen her seance scam business. When the spirit th...

Inferno

Inferno

Veronica Perez

November 16, 2016


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Inferno Review By: Veronica Perez This weekend I went to go see Inferno, the movie directed by Ron Howard, who is a well known director from his  former films Angels, Demons, and the DaVinci Code. Overall, the film would probably deserve a 4 out of 5 just because the idea of the film was good but it was ...

Honey Trap

Honey Trap

Yareli Soto

November 16, 2016


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Honeytrap is directed and written by Rebecca Johnson. This movie was released in theaters on September 22, 2016. It is a drama that was inspired by a real life scenario that had to do with murder and love. This bland film was primarily very exciting, towards the ending, it was very intense, but ended ...

Dawn of Justice disappoints to a certain degree

Dawn of Justice disappoints to a certain degree

Jose Castineyra

April 25, 2016


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Batman V.S. Superman: Dawn of Justice is a follow up movie to the 2013 film, Man of Steel. It was first announced at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International. Batman V.S. Superman launched on March 24th. At the midnight release the film made $81.5 million. However, the movie had a significant drop in...

Camp X-ray brings to reality life at Guantanamo Bay

Camp X-ray brings to reality life at Guantanamo Bay

Jimmy Bellido

April 15, 2016


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Camp X-ray is an emotional movie based on the life of  a prison guard at Guantanamo Bay who makes an unusual friendship with an inmate. The movie is directed by Peter Sattler, this will his first project writing and directing. The movie has stars like Kristen Stewart, John Carroll Lynch and Peyman M...

The Other Side of the Door started Strong but Faltered

March 22, 2016


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The Other Side of the Door ,directed by Johannes Roberts and Joseph Bishara, is a 2016 horror film which takes place in India. The main characters are Maria(Sarah Wayne Callies), Michael(Jeremy Sisto),Lucy ( Sofia Rosinsky) and Oliver(Logan Crecan).   The film is about Maria’s son Oliver that is killed in tr...

Dirty Grandpa Just Gives Quick Laughs

Dirty Grandpa Just Gives Quick Laughs

Jaylin Lara

February 22, 2016


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The movie “Dirty Grandpa” director is Dan Mazer. This movie actors are Aubrey, Zoey Deutch, Jason Mantzoukas. Zac Efron and Robert De Niro are initially the main characters in this movie. It's a comedy about Jason who is played by Zac Efron. Jason has to take his grandpa, Dick,(played by Robert De Niro)...

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