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Fall Films Excitement

Esperanza Juarez
October 19, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

With the leaves changing colors and everyone going back to school, the best part about fall is probably all the movies that come along with it. With 2015 quickly coming to an end, this also means films that want some Oscar buzz are released. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film's leadi...

Kardashian takes the White House, well maybe

Michael Gonzales
October 12, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

She’s beauty, she’s grace, and she’s the First Lady. Mrs. Kim Kardashian West absolutely has the beauty part down, but grace is debatable. The roles of the First Lady have never been formally written down, which means for Kim, the role could be very playful like everything else she does...

Independent Visions screen Blackbird

Andrew L. Beltran
October 12, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

On Thursday, October 8th, 2015 the Cross Culture Center held their weekly Independent Visions event in the US-U Theatre where the film Blackbird was screened.    "Blackbird, directed by Patrik-Ian Polk focuses on a young male who is in a church choir. Randy (protagonist) struggles with this sexuality and live...

The Walk┬ŚMuch More Than a Simple Stroll

Alex Phuong
October 12, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

Don’t let the title fool you.  This walk is no walk in the park.  Based on the incredible true story of Philippe Petit, The Walk is a dramatization of Petit’s circus acts in France as a young man, all of which culminated into the daring feat in which he walks on a high wire b...

Back-To-School Apps

Cheyenne Elizondo
September 3, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

With the way technology has improved, you can now use applications to substitute physical school supplies onto a digital device, we call a ‘smartphone’! There are a handful of these apps that can help you be more efficient and organized for school. Noisili: is an app that allows you to block out noise whil...

Summer Box Office Let Downs

Justin Carrasco
August 27, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

During the summer most movie buffs want to watch a film that will peak their interest, whether it be comedy, action or horror these kinds of films are what draw an audience and gets people to spend their money in hopes of watching a film they truly enjoy. But what if the film that a person goes to wa...

Straight Outta Compton Hits Platinum Status Once Again

Sarkis Adajian
August 26, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

If you find yourself cruising down the street in your 6-4 (or whatever car it is you drive) in the next few days, the movie theater should be your destination of choice, and the film of choice? Straight Outta Compton. Director F. Gary Gray brought the gangster rap movement of the late 80s to a theater n...

Cellphone Gadget Craze

Samantha Barnes
August 19, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

The constant innovations in the world of cellphones are rapidly taking over our lives. . Think about it we live in an era where cellphones have accessories. Talk about 21st century. The following cellphone gadgets might just have you cracking open your penny bank and running to the nearest Best Buy to retriev...

Trends in Streaming Music

Jake Kozak
July 28, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

Last month, Apple entered the crowded market of streaming music services to much fanfare. Many pundits were dubious about Apple Music’s chance of success considering they were so late to enter into the streaming music market. However, with Apple’s devices being nearly ubiquitous, as well a...

Has Twitter Ruined Credibility?

Sarkis Adajian
July 23, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

On March 21, 2006, accurate news reporting said its farewell, and flawed “journalism” took center stage. On that day, a social media phenomenon was born, Twitter made its debut. The invention of Twitter made it more important to be the first to report “Breaking News” instead of report...

The Evolution of Television

Cheyenne Elizondo
July 8, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

Gone are the days where we used to rush home to make sure that we were on-time for the airing of the show or the movie we really liked. Now we carry our TV sets in our pockets through our smart phones and tablets. And then, we also have Smart TV, Netflix, Hulu and so on. You can even turn your basic T...

This Week in Movies: Movie Etiquette!

This Week in Movies: Movie Etiquette!

Web Editor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Multimedia

Hello CSULA! Movies etiquette is rules that should go in big golden letter before you enter a theater, in my opinion. However, people feel since they paid for this movie, people are free to do as they please. Just like food etiquette, movies are protected through "I-do-what-I-want" attitude and can be br...

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