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Movie Review: ‘Fast Five’

Leon Goodrum

May 3, 2011

Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews

LA MESA – Furious Five is the fourth in the order of The Fast and Furious franchise. Although there are five films, the third - Tokyo Drift - is technically the last in the order. In 2001, when The Fast and the Furious was released it became an instant hit, producing several sequels including 2 fast 2 furio...

Movie-review: Paul

Leon Goodrum

March 16, 2011

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Paul - Rated: R (Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use.) Directed by - Greg Mottolla Written by - Simon Pegg, Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shawn of the Dead) Paul is the story of Graeme Willy (Simon Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Nick Frost), two friends who, while on their journe...

Going out? How about a circus or a movie?

Corey Streeper

March 11, 2011

Filed under Movie reviews, Off-Campus News

EL CAJON-- Circus Vargas, which eschews animals for human performers, recently returned to San Diego County for the first time in three years with a brand new cast. I recently saw a performance and was astonished by all of the different acts. One was an all-brother acrobatics team, who built themselv...

‘Black Swan’ dramatizes dancer’s drive

Alexis Tittle

February 17, 2011

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LA MESA-- The movie Black Swan is a story about the epic lengths one ballerina (Natalie Portman) goes not to play, but to become, her part. Her journey is not an easy one as she has to deal with an overbearing mother who is always invading her privacy. Her instructor also repeatedly  pushes her to ...

ASGC President Enders talks Oscars

February 17, 2011

Filed under Movie reviews, Videos

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Natalie Portman will win the 2011 Oscar for  best actress for Black Swan, and Christian Bale will take the best supporting actor award for his work in The Fighter, says Christopher Enders. The current president of the Associated Students of Grossmont College, dancer, and movie fan ...

Movie review: ‘The Roommate’

Leon Goodrum

February 10, 2011

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EL CAJON –- The Roommate features Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester and rising star Minka Kelly as two roommates whose seemingly normal shared-living turns both obsessive and deadly. The film is a familiar horror for anyone who has had the pleasure of rooming with a random dorm-mate, or may be prep...

Baseball, Buffalo Soldiers, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Gospel … It’s Black History Month on campus!

ron Motley

January 31, 2011

Filed under Movie reviews, Music, Student Affairs

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--“A History of the Negro Baseball Leagues,” will be the subject of a free lecture by , documentary filmmaker and motivational speaker, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Building #26, Room #220, The history of the Negro Baseball League (1920-1960) is d...

‘Unstoppable’ worth a family stop by the movie theatre

Leon Goodrum

December 20, 2010

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EL CAJON, California-Unstoppable  stars Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and Chris Pine as two men attempting to stop an out-of-control train with dangerous cargo aboard. The premise was inspired by a 2001 incident involving a  47-car CSX Transportation freight train, which raced unmanned acro...

Now, a push-button movie with plot twists as you like them

December 13, 2010

Filed under Movie reviews, Other Colleges

TEL AVIV (Press Release)― Will Rona and Sol kiss and seal their fate as a couple forever, or will Sol answer the ringing phone and change the course of history? A new movie format developed by Tel Aviv University lets the viewer decide. Utilizing complicated video coding procedures, the new format...

‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ is well, yawn, boring

Leon Goodrum

December 7, 2010

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EL CAJON -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows stars Daniel Radcliffe as the  legendary boy wizard Harry Potter.  The movie is the first part in the two-part epic finale of the book turned box office smash hit. In the  movie Harry is attempting to evade the powerful Lord Voldemort with  hel...

Film Review: ‘Due Date’ a funny bro-mance

Leon Goodrum

December 1, 2010

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EL CAJON--Due date is a film starring Robert Downy Jr as Peter Highman, a very uptight father-to-be whose trip home is disrupted by Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) a quirky aspiring actor. The duo embark on a road trip to get Peter home in time for the birth of his first-born.  The film plays ...

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