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A diamond in the rough: Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” is a fun, magical adventure with...

The latest trend from Disney in recent years has been to adapt their collection of animated classics into modern live-action films. Their first two endeavors, “The Jungle Book” and “Beauty and the Beast,” were...

Foldable phones: the newest gadget nobody asked for

From seemingly nowhere, a recent smartphone innovation adds a second screen that folds over itself. These new foldable smartphones (“folds”) are the newest trend with many manufacturers already having a product. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold...

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” is a welcome addition to the trilogy, featuring...

Following the release of the first film in this series in 2014, the John Wick franchise has succeeded in delivering captivating action and breathtaking choreography. Keanu Reeves’s titular assassin masterfully dispatches waves of killers...

“The Sun is Also a Star” is a cheesy young adult flick that remains...

“The Sun is Also a Star,” the movie adaptation of the young adult (YA) novel by the same name, features “Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi and newcomer Charles Melton in a nauseating romantic drama. The...

“Knock Down the House” is an intimate perspective on 2018’s surge in female political...

“Knock Down the House” is a documentary following the political campaigns of four underdog female political candidates. The era of Trump and the increasingly polarized political climate is fairly black and white; people and...

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is a faithful adaptation that brings the beloved franchise to life

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is finally in theaters and delivers Pokemon’s long-awaited entry into live-action film. Featuring a mix of well-crafted graphics and live actors, Warner Bros. delivers a realistic and refreshing take on the...

The prequels strike back: how the “The Clone Wars” redeemed the trilogy’s negative reputation

May 19 marks the 20th anniversary of “Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace” which introduced fans to a new era of Star Wars, set before the Galactic Empire’s rise to power.  Upon announcement, fans...

Spring Splash 2019 lives up to it’s legacy despite recent changes

Early in the afternoon, students across campus prepared for UCR’s annual Spring Splash event that hosts some of the best hip-hop and EDM of all the Riverside concerts. This year’s event focused on spreading...

Spoiling the Endgame: How Marvel’s 11-year venture pays off

After multiple viewings of the newest Marvel Studios film, “Avengers: Endgame,” we decided to sit down and talk about our thoughts in-depth. This discussion will be about the full movie, so spoilers will be...

“Avengers: Endgame”: the decisive end fans wanted

“Avengers: Endgame” is an epic finale to the 11-year, 22-movie saga that started an $18.9 billion franchise. A successor to 2018’s “Infinity War,” this film showcases the best of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...