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‘The Believer’ teaches us that we can defeat our enemies through love

Ryan Gosling stars in 2001’s “The Believer” as Daniel Balint who, after rebelling against his ultraconservative Jewish upbringing, becomes a neo-Nazi in contemporary New York City. The character is based on the 1960s real-life...

NOKA showcases Basque heritage at Culver Center of the Arts

Along the quiet streets of downtown Riverside, Basque music flows from the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts. This event, aptly titled, “Basque’ing Through Song,” showcases NOKA, a dynamic trio composed of...

Crimson Peak is the peak of movies this October

Master monster-maker Guillermo del Toro has once again proven that he doesn’t need to make a horror movie to provide scares and entertainment. Labeled as a gothic romance piece, “Crimson Peak” is a beautiful...

The embers of Heat

Our phones chimed en route to campus on the I-15. It was the text that killed the plans of what would have been 12,000 attendees at Heat: “Heat Concert Cancelled,” from the campus alert...

“House of Cards: Chapter 10” and “Chapter 11” Review

Netflix has officially released their original series, “House of Cards.” The entire first season is comprised of 13 one-hour episodes and has been available in full since Feb. 1. The decision to release the...

Why “Earl” was needed, and why it should never come back

Filled with violence, misogyny and homophobia amongst other vitriolic references, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, known now as Earl Sweatshirt, shocked and adored critics and audiences with his debut mixtape “Earl.” The lyrics were eerily reminiscent...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” is an embodiment of the problem...

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” follows a young orphan named Lewis, who moves in with his uncle, Johnathan (Jack Black), following the death of his parents. Shortly after arriving, Lewis discovers...

Acapella group Pentatonix brings back the Christmas spirit

Acapella music isn’t something people listen to on a regular basis, partially because they’ve probably never listened to Pentatonix. Pentatonix is five-person Grammy Award-winning acapella group who recently released a new Christmas album titled,...

“Twin Peaks: The Return”

This article spoils major plot points of “Twin Peaks” seasons one and two. David Lynch and Mark Frost introduced “Twin Peaks” with a straightforward question that distanced itself from its 1990 soap-opera contemporaries: Who killed...

“Private: #1 Suspect” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro Review

Author James Patterson’s name evokes a sense of nostalgia for me. As a middle school bookworm I’d stay up late at night, voraciously flipping through the first few releases of his “Maximum” series under...