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Home-Made Two

Kennedy Humphrey June 18, 2021

The Hyde Art Gallery of Grossmont College closed the Spring semester with “Home-Made 2.” This exhibit features student work from a wide range of categories such as sculpture, drawing and painting,...

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

Curt Brooks May 26, 2021

“Justice League” was a big blockbuster film made to challenge the likes of Marvel’s “Avengers.” It was released in 2017 and ended up being a major flop compared to its competition. Fast forward...

Mortal Kombat 2021

Mortal Kombat 2021

Curt Brooks, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Mortal Kombat has jumped from the video game screen back onto movie screens with its newest adaptation to thrill audiences with the franchise. With a modest runtime of one hour and 50-minutes, the veteran...

Hollywood Holiday

Hollywood Holiday

Joe Valerio, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

With this being the beginning of December people are ready to celebrate the holidays and that means watching festive specials. Since Hanukkah begins Dec.  10, you might find this special, educational...

Thanksgiving Cinema Classics

Joe Valerio November 25, 2020

As Thanksgiving is approaching people are ready to get into the festive holiday spirit. One way to celebrate this national holiday is to watch nostalgic movies about Thanksgiving.  If you are looking...

COVID-19 Movie Shutdown

COVID-19 Movie Shutdown

Joe Valerio, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have not been easy on the current movie season. The state-regulated quarantine forced movie theaters to close and remain shut down since March 17, including Regal Cinemas...

Have Some Coco for Hispanic Heritage Month

Have Some Coco for Hispanic Heritage Month

Joe Valerio, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept.15 to Oct.15, this is a review of Pixar’s Coco (2017). The 19th movie produced by The Walt Disney Co. is a highly acclaimed animated movie that successfully...

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey; What’s the Verdict?

Donovan Holland, Senior Staff Writer March 16, 2020

It’s surprisingly easy to discuss DC Comics’ new film, “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey,” without using common film cliches such as “widely anticipated” or “box-office success.” This is...

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End of the Skywalker Saga

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer December 20, 2019

The franchise began in 1977 when George Lucas released the first Star Wars film: A New Hope. The movie had an $11 million budget and featured young actors such as Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher...

“Joker”: A Movie Review -- Spoiler Alert!

“Joker”: A Movie Review — Spoiler Alert!

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer December 13, 2019

The highest-grossing rated R film now belongs to Todd Phillips’s Joker at $788 million, (and counting) beating out Tim Miller’s Deadpool which made $738 million according to CNN. Vanity Fair reported...

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer December 13, 2019

Taika Waititi, best known as the director of the cult hit What We Do in the Shadows, and the MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) Thor Ragnarok, has made yet another film, Jojo Rabbit. The movie has been...

Classical Guitar Magic

Classical Guitar Magic

Sandi Westrand, Senior Writer December 4, 2019

The Grossmont Guitar Ensemble gathered Nov. 17 for the first concert of the semester to present a program of varied musical compositions from Baroque to pop and rock. It was delightful to observe professor...

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