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More films should be made about the NFL’s weaknesses

More films should be made about the NFL’s weaknesses

by Ryan Hardison, Senior Staff Writer // March 17, 2021

Last Sunday I was watching Oliver Stone’s lengthy, adrenaline-fueled caricature of the National Football League, “Any Given Sunday,” when it dawned...

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Margot Robbie’s production company has a new message for Hollywood

Margot Robbie’s production company has a new message for Hollywood

by Grace Brady, Staff Writer // February 24, 2021

LuckyChap Entertainment is a production company coined as ‘the most exciting company’ in Hollywood.  LuckyChap was founded in 2014 by Margot Robbie,...

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Blockbusters showcase black community with lead roles in film

Blockbusters showcase black community with lead roles in film

by Flower Smith, Contributor // February 19, 2020

In honor of Black History Month and celebrating the cultural contributions of African Americans, here are some films that represent black people in lead...

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Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

by Juniper Perkins, Staff Writer // January 29, 2020

“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro” and “Howl’s Moving Castle” — what do these films have in common? They all come from the critically...

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Netflix holiday movie and TV guide

Netflix holiday movie and TV guide

by Johann Derek Oribello, Senior Staff Writer // December 11, 2019

With the weather outside being frightful lately and finals week rapidly approaching, the holiday season is officially here.  Netflix has recently updated...

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Upcoming summer movies to get excited for

Upcoming summer movies to get excited for

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // April 24, 2019

After finals are turned in and the temperature starts to rise, cinephiles will start to make their annual summer pilgrimage to the movie theaters to escape...

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Tijuana in December 2018, during the filming of

Filmmaker speaks about upcoming documentary on border city violence

by Nathan Godderis, Staff Writer // March 20, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, San Diego State hosted documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn to talk about his upcoming movie “Stuck in Tijuana” and raise awareness...

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Guilty pleasure classic films don't always hold up over time

Guilty pleasure classic films don’t always hold up over time

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // March 20, 2019

Cinephiles like myself love watching classic films that have been deemed quintessential to mainstream, American culture. For hours on end, I have snacked...

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Legion M screens crowdfunded debut

Legion M screens crowdfunded debut “Mandy”

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // September 19, 2018

Changes in crowdfunding laws are expanding the reach of companies looking to take advantage of this innovative way of raising capital funds. Some companies...

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Nick Jonas welcomes us to the jungle in 'Jumanji'

Nick Jonas welcomes us to the jungle in ‘Jumanji’

by Kelly Kerrigan, Staff Writer // December 19, 2017

In 1995 one of the most well known movies of all time was released that detailed the story of an intricate board game that absorbs its players into the...

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Actors Octavia Spencer and Sally Hawkins seen on the set of

‘The Shape of Water’ adds elements of magic to film

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // November 30, 2017

In 1962 the societal climate in America began to change. The rise of television was causing the decline of the cinematic industry. The Cold War and great...

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College as told by the movies

College as told by the movies

by Alex Noble, Staff Writer // August 28, 2017

It’s no surprise that young people today have spent a sizable chunk of their lives planted in front of screens, meaning that whatever preconceived notions...

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