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Disney’s ‘Flora and Ulysses’ is a directionless tale that fails its superhero

Superheros are often revered by audiences for providing a beacon of hope when the entire universe seems to be engulfed in darkness. The DC and Marvel universes are well known for their myriad of...

Choose your adventure in ‘Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Movie’ with...

The sun is setting, and the jungle’s inhabitants feast their eyes upon you. Lethargic from a day with no food or water, you have a few minutes to make a decision before the animals...

‘Space Sweepers:’ An immersive watch that takes you on an out of the world...

With its infinite nature and endless possibilities, space has been a central point for several films, such as the legendary “Star Wars” saga. Adding to the list is Korea’s recent sci-fi film, “Space Sweepers.”...

‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ deploys unrealistic details that take away from...

The final installment in the “To All the Boys” trilogy has finally been released on Netflix, just in time for Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day viewings. As it stands, “To All the Boys: Always and...

‘The Little Things’ doesn’t amount to much as it fails to deliver anything memorable

Following the Christmas release of “Wonder Woman 1984,” Warner Bros. announced its new pandemic strategy — their 2021 film lineup would be released simultaneously in select theaters and on its HBO Max streaming service...

UCR loses federal designation as a Hispanic Serving institution due to filing error by...

In 2008, UC Riverside became the first federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) in the UC system. The streak was lost at the beginning of last year after a filing omission occurred under UCR’s Office...

‘Soul’ will inspire heartfelt introspection with its storyline and beautiful animation

Disney has managed to tug at the public’s — that is, the public that can offer to pay for their monthly $6.99 streaming subscription — heartstrings yet again, this time with the release of...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is mostly run-of-the-mill but offers a handful of evocative moments

  After several pandemic-related delays, the latest installment of the DC Extended Universe, “Wonder Woman 1984” (WW84), was released on HBO Max on Christmas Day. Patty Jenkins returns as director alongside Gal Gadot as Diana...

Slasher fans are tired of the reboots and retcons of their beloved franchises 

The secret to the success of the “Saw” franchise is that its filmmakers have never done a reboot. Even when all the major franchises from “Star Wars” to “X-Men” to “Terminator” have retconned their...

‘Happiest Season’ showcases challenges in the LGBTQ community in this lighthearted, yet flawed rom-com  

It’s finally December, and there’s no better way to embrace the holiday spirit than by curling up with a good ol’ Hallmark movie. With more shows focusing on LGBTQ representation such as “Love, Victor”...