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Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews, Showcase

Remarkable, amazing, wonderful, heart stopping: These are the only words that could possibly describe the highly anticipated film from Marvel Studios, Avengers: Endgame. It is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat as the story unfolds on the big screen. The movie is approximately three hours, so...

Novel Novels

Novel Novels

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Abbie's Bookclub, Book Reviews, From The Summit, Reviews

Celebrate strong female protagonists During Women’s History Month. Though we should celebrate women’s history on a year-long basis, March is officially Women’s History Month. Reading books where the main characters are women who face adversity and discrimination because of their gender is a...

A Marvelous Step Forward

A Marvelous Step Forward

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under From The Summit, Movie reviews, Reviews

The latest superhero film opens the path to gender equality.   Make way for Marvel— Captain Marvel, that is. The superhero has flown into theaters just in time for Women’s History Month. It’s probably no coincidence the movie debuted this month with the lead being one of the most powerful...

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Movie reviews, Showcase

Amazing, stunning and beautiful are a few of the words to describe this touching heartfelt finale. All good things must come to an end. This holds true with the highly anticipated sequel to “How to Train Your Dragon,” and it is sure to be a tear jerker. We all fell in love with Hiccup, a...

Novel Novels

Novel Novels

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under A & E, Abbie's Bookclub, Book Reviews, From The Summit

Start the semester with a fresh selection of books.   Welcome to Book Club 120. Let’s begin by going over your required textbooks. Just kidding! The purpose of this is to share a variety of books ranging from dystopian novels to love stories, and anything in between. These books are no...

For The Love Of It

For The Love Of It

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under A & E, From The Summit, Reviews, Stage House Theatre, Theatre

The love of acting compels these students to abandon their own personalities and assume a completely different persona.   An exuberant and talented cast of nine Grossmont students cavorted about to a captive audience at the campus Stagehouse Theatre on Friday evening. The production of Inside the...

Call Me Mother

Call Me Mother

Morgan Ray

May 14, 2018


Filed under Reel Talk

Love her or hate her, but she’s the woman who raised ‘ya. Mother (dir. Bong Joonho) 4/5 When a shopkeeper’s (Kim Hyeja) mentally handicapped son (Won Bin) is accused of murdering a local school girl, she sets out to piece together the crime and clear his name, but the truth may be closer than she exp...

REEL TALK – You’re The Worst

REEL TALK – You’re The Worst

Morgan Ray

May 14, 2018


Filed under Reel Talk

The Chaser (dir. Na Hongjin) Ex-detective turned pimp Jongho’s (Kim Yoonseok) girls have been disappearing, but he assumes they’ve run off. When he traces them to a sinister client (Ha Jungwoo, at his most despicable), he must revert to his old skills to find them, dead or alive. The Chaser makes the ...

Rod’s Reel Referrals: Women’s history Month

Rodney Ousley, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Movie reviews

Women’s History Month, which began as “Women’s History Week” until 1987, is celebrated in March in the United States, Canada and Australia. The month highlights the many contributions of women in history, as well as the pioneers of today. This March, I have compiled a short list of films f...

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Michael Covington

March 17, 2013


Filed under Movie reviews

  Oz The Great and Powerful is the latest idyllic fantasy brought to us by Disney. Oz brings a Burtonesqe reimagining of the famous world crafted by L. Frank Baum. Directed by film wunderkind Sam Remi, Oz ends up being being comprehensible and easier to follow than other movies Disney has create...

Book Review: Clockwork Angels The Novel

Heather Hanenburg

March 11, 2013


Filed under Book Reviews, Reviews

Regarded as a new steampunk adventure, ‘Clockwork Angels:  The Novel’ is an expressive read containing alchemical elements and becoming very esoteric in style.  With help from the band Rush’s drummer and chief lyricist Neil Peart, science-fiction author Kevin J. Anderson has written an excit...

‘The Five Year Engagement’ previews are misleading

Sean Asuncion

May 15, 2012


Filed under Movie reviews

SAN DIEGO -- Don't be misled, as I was, by the previews.  The Five Year Engagement, directed by Nicholas Stoller,  has been promoted as a comedy, but it's in reality a pretty unhappy drama. It  is about a couple who lives in San Francisco, Tom Solomon (Jason Segal, ) an aspiring sous chef and ...

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