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Review: J Balvin’s ‘The Boy from Medellin” documentary explores his rise to music prominence

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

There are more than a handful of monotonous music documentaries. “The Boy From Medellín” is not one of them.   With a protagonist that has doubts...

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Review: Demi Lovato explores tragedy and resilience in new documentary and album

Review: Demi Lovato explores tragedy and resilience in new documentary and album

by Aaliyah Alexander, Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

“Dancing With the Devil… The Art of Starting Over” felt as if artist Demi Lovato was closing a difficult chapter of her life’s story she doesn’t...

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(L-r) GODZILLA battles KONG in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure “GODZILLA VS. KONG,” a Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures release. (© 2021, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures)

Review: “Godzilla vs. Kong: packs action that’s worth a watch

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // April 14, 2021

“Godzilla vs. Kong” starring Millie Bobby Brown, Julian Dennison, and Brian Tyree Henry hit open theaters and HBO Max on March 31.  This movie...

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Review: Netflix’s “Ginny and Georgia” shines as family figures out their new home

by Nicholas Ebadat, Staff Writer // March 31, 2021

The popular Netflix show “Ginny and Georgia” is a realistic and gritty drama about a checkered family not used to staying in one place for long. The...

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Review: Zack Snyder’s cut of “Justice League” delivers on its promises

by Nicholas Ebadat, Staff Writer // March 24, 2021

The director of “Watchmen” and the first two movies of DC comics’ live-action movie universe, Zack Snyder, released his unaltered vision of the movie...

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Review: Netflix’s “Amend: The Fight for America” is a hopeful stroll through the US’ tough history

by Jacob Sullivan, Staff Writer // March 20, 2021

"Amend: The Fight for America" is a limited documentary series on Netflix. The six-episode series covers the multifaceted struggle different groups of...

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Review: Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” explores Korean-American family’s adjustment to new lifestyle

by Emily Forschen, Staff Writer // March 9, 2021

“Remember what we promised each other when we got married?” Jacob Yi, played by Steven Yeun, asks his wife in a doctor’s office waiting room. “We...

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Malcolm and Marie features actors John David Washington and Zendaya Coleman.

Review: Netflix’s Malcolm and Marie is a beautifully made, but flawed film

by Kayla Brown, Staff Writer // March 1, 2021

Netflix’s “Malcolm & Marie” is a black and white movie full of dreamy cinematography and raw emotion. There is endless drama for the entirety...

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(Top l-r) DARRELL BRITT-GIBSON as Bobby Rush, DANIEL KALUUYA as Chairman Fred Hampton and ASHTON SANDERS as Jimmy Palmer in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Warner Bros. Studios hosts roundtable for new film “Judas and the Black Messiah”

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 10, 2021

Fred Hampton is a name some people would not recognize, but many should. He was the Chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter stationed in Illinois and...

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Review: Disney’s live-action “Mulan” remake misses the mark

by Emily Forschen, Contributor // October 6, 2020

With the 2020 release of Disney’s live-action “Mulan,” little is left desired in the way of grandeur.  The movie glistens with stunning costumes,...

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“All In: The Fight for Democracy” sheds light on voter suppression tactics

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // September 28, 2020

Amazon Studios’ latest documentary film “All In: The Fight for Democracy,” directed by Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus, dives into the history of voter...

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SDSU partners with Amazon Studios for virtual premiere screening of “Chemical Hearts”

by Aleah Jarin, Staff Writer // August 21, 2020

In partnership with San Diego State, Amazon Studios held a virtual premiere screening on August 19 via Amazon Screenings for the studio’s latest coming-of-age...

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