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Thanksgiving Cinema Classics

Get stuffed-full of these timeless holiday classics.
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
The impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 movie season.
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
A review of Pixar's Oscar winning film, Coco.
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?
DC’s Birds of Prey severely under-performed at the box office for its opening weekend. So, is it any good?
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...

End of the Skywalker Saga

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Today, the latest edition of the Star Wars franchise, "The Rise of Skywalker," hits theaters; marking the last movie of the Skywalker saga.
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!
From Romero to Jack, to Ledger, Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker had a record-breaking opening weekend.
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”
One of the many movies being analyzed for an Oscar nomination, let’s take a look at “Jojo Rabbit,” and see if it deserves a nod from the academy.
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
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...

IT : A Movie Review

IT : A Movie Review
IT Chapter Two doesn’t clown around.
October 18, 2019

Based on the tome penned by Stephen King in 1986, the story focuses on a New England town that has been plagued by an alien life form for centuries. The creature periodically awakens from a 27-year slumber...

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood
September 20, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, was released in American theaters in late July, and was welcomed by nearly only positive reviews. The film received praise for many of...

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4
Grab your tissues, cause Toy Story 4 is a tear- jerker.
June 14, 2019

Woody, Buzz and the gang are back again for round four, with a new adventure and new friends. This fourth installment of the Pixar classic will mess with your emotions. The film is approximately 1 hour...


Detective Pikachu hits theaters two weeks after Endgame and two weeks before Aladdin, giving it the right amount of time in the middle to make its debut.
May 10, 2019

The film follows the story of Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) trying to find out the real reason his father Harry Goodman went missing. In the aid of the investigation, Tim’s father’s old Pokemon partner,...

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