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The Forest Gives Weak Sense of Fear

The Forest Gives Weak Sense of Fear

Jaylin Lara

February 18, 2016


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The movie takes  place in Aokigahara Forest, which is located in Japan. It’s what makes the movie pretty intriguing because this location has to be one of the most popular sites for suicide in Japan along with the general concept of twin sisters looking for each other. Directed by Jason Zada and ...

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Ashley Ochoa

February 18, 2016


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Goosebumps, directed by Rob Letterman and written by Darren Lemke, is a 2015 American action/animated/ horror comedy film that was based on the children's book series, Goosebumps by R.L. Stine.  The Columbia Pictures film was released in theaters on October 2015 and received about over $131 million...

Should You Watch The Martian or Not?

Jesus Vazquez

February 17, 2016


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The Martian is about an exploration mission to Mars that goes wrong. It went badly because one astronaut named Mark Watney (Matt Damon) was hit by a piece of space junk that was on Mars and he was separated from his group. Matt Damon is a good actor for this movie because he pretends he is the person...

Good Dinosaur

Christian Gutierrez

February 17, 2016


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On November 25th 2015, the movie Good Dinosaur came out to melt the heart of all the people that went to go see it. Good Dinosaur is about a dinosaur whose parents got separated from him and he later got found by a fellow caveboy. The two of them go on a journey together and they are later encountered...

Prozac Nation Represents the Book well

Leticia Ghoston

January 28, 2016


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Prozac Nation is a film based on the best selling novel. The movie takes place in the 1980’s. The focus of the movie is Elizabeth Wurtzel played by Christina Ricci, who is very intelligent and attends to Harvard. Overall the film was amazing. I really liked the way her depression was depicted through...

Was the Force strong with the new Star Wars movie?

Was the Force strong with the new Star Wars movie?

Eduardo Sanchez

January 12, 2016


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On December 18, 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in theatres across the country making a total of $768 million, so far. It quickly became the number one movie in North America after Avatar, which made approximately $2 billion worldwide in 2009. Many Star Wars fans, even non-fans held s...

Creed Brings Along an Emotional Ride

Creed Brings Along an Emotional Ride

Samuel Ferguson

December 18, 2015


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“One step. One punch. One round at a time!” Creed, directed by Ryan Coogler, is a 2015 American sports drama film. Actor Michael B. Jordan stars in the film as Adonis Creed, an amateur boxer who had to literally fight his way through life because of the hardships he faced during his early years. ...

Review of Home Alone

Review of Home Alone

Yvonne Flores

December 18, 2015


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Tis the season to have enjoyment and laughter filled with warmth. Throughout this week  all AMC theaters are showing the film Home Alone to brighten up the spirit of christmas. In the film Home Alone, 8 year old Kevin Mcallister deals with the selfish, and rudeness of his huge family. Though the ni...

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