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Movie Review: ‘Moneyball’ is on the money

Dylan Burke

September 28, 2011


Filed under Baseball (men), Movie reviews, Reviews

The new movie Moneyball staring famous actor Brad Pitt has baseball fans around the world pleased with an incredible film based on a true story. Moneyball is not just a typical sports movie or a baseball movie; it's about how the front office of the Oakland Athletics tried its hardest to analyze ...

Movie review: ‘Thor’

Leon Goodrum

May 6, 2011


Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews

LA MESA -- Thor is film based on the Marvel comic of the same name and is the fourth film released by Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, the Legendary god of thunder.  Fans of the comic got wind of the film back in 2006-07 but, due to set backs, the production of the film was ...

Movie review: ‘Rio’

Alexis Tittle

May 5, 2011


Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Rio is the latest animated feature from Blue Sky Studios, the creators of Ice Age.  Although this movie is rated G, it is not just for kids - it’s a good date movie as well.  The story is about Blue (Jesse Eisenberg) a tropical bird from Rio de Janeiro, but misplaced in Minne...

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: ‘Limitless’

Leon Goodrum

March 25, 2011


Filed under Reviews

LA MESA--Limitless is based on the 2001 techno-thriller novel by Alan Glynn. The film adaptation focuses on protagonist Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) a New York city writer who doesn't look the part of someone who has anything going for himself, in-fact he himself says during the introduction of the f...

Movie-review: Paul

Leon Goodrum

March 16, 2011


Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews

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...

Theatre cast shines with first play in Spring

Corey Streeper

March 7, 2011


Filed under Reviews, Theatre

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-Drama students presented vivid examples of the craft of acting in “Inside the Actors’ Process: Improvisation,” directed by Grossmont theater professor Jerry Hager. The production played both at Grossmont College (on Feb. 4 and 5) and at various high schools. Many in the audien...

‘Black Swan’ dramatizes dancer’s drive

Alexis Tittle

February 17, 2011


Filed under Movie reviews

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


Filed under Movie reviews, Reviews

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...

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