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Summer 2018 Entertainment Guide

The approaching end of the spring semester typically means one thing is on my mind: summer vacation. Not only does it mean no more time spent in long classes, doing homework and studying for finals – it means free time ...

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‘Angelica’ discusses relevant societal issues surrounding racism

Last Friday’s CineCulture screening featured a film that examined racism through the lens of a woman who faces it within her own family. The film, “Angelica,” centers on an aspiring fashion designer, named Angelica, who left New York City to ...

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Let’s keep talking about ‘Black Panther’

“Black Panther” is dominating the box office, and capturing the hearts of critics and casual moviegoers alike. It captured my heart, that’s for sure. The film was sound in all aspects: plot, character development, action and salient sociopolitical themes. But ...

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CineCulture spring lineup commences with Puerto Rican film

Fresno State’s CineCulture club kicked off its first film screening of the semester with the movie “Extra-Terrestrials” (“Extra Terrestrias”) on Friday. The Spanish film, which had English subtitles, was directed by Carla Cavina and is about a Puerto Rican family ...

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‘The Post’ reminds journalists, citizens of need for free press

It’s 1971. The Washington Post staff awaits the Supreme Court decision following New York Times, Co. v United States, where the Nixon administration took the Times and the Post to court for publication of the “Pentagon Papers.” Editorial writer Meg ...

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Get Out: A Cut Above

    Jordan Peele’s Get Out was quite a change of pace from his usual comedic endeavors that he is generally known for.  Although many of the themes of racism and class struggle were still present they were much more nuanced and ...

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Mad Max

      If you are not completely tired of open world games or Arkham style combat, you might fall in love with Mad Max. It has great driving, satisfying combat, a great theme and … well, it’s got a cool car. I ...

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Nightmare on your street

  With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, it makes for the perfect opportunity to stay in and binge watch the best movies. Halloween and horror movies have always gone hand in hand. But finding one that doesn’t make ...

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So… Are You Going to Take the Ring to Mordor?

You know in The Lord of the Rings when everyone must decide who will take the one ring to fires of Mount Doom.  The power of the ring leads the men, the elves, and the dwarves to argue over who ...

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5 Blast From the Past Movies for a Nostalgic Friday Night In

With another week of school coming to an end and the first set of exams right around the corner crawling under a blanket with a bowl of popcorn and a box of pizza makes for the perfect Friday night.  Why ...

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The 87th Academy Awards nominations and predictions

Best Picture “Selma” “American Sniper” “The Imitation Game” “Whiplash” “Boyhood” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” “The Theory of Everything” Prediction: “Boyhood” Best Actor Steve Carell – “Foxcatcher” Bradley Cooper – “American Sniper” Benedict Cumberbatch ...

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New on Netflix: What to watch for December

With winter break coming soon, what is one to do when faced with the onslaught of familial gatherings and inevitable boredom? Netflix is always a good choice during the winter to catch up on your favorite shows or see a ...

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Movie Review: ‘If I Stay’

Rising star Chloe Grace Moretz does her best in the life-and-death teen romance as Mia Hall of “If I Stay.” Directed by R.J. Cutler, best known for “The September Issue,” “If I Stay” centers on the popular young adult novel ...

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Falling Into Film

Aside from “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the amount of unsatisfactory summer blockbusters (just look at the rebooted “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) leaves audiences with something to look forward to for the fall ...

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Redbox on campus? Yes, please.

  Why there would be benefits to having a Redbox at Fresno State It’s Friday night and you’re sitting in your dorm room or what have you, and you want to watch a movie. Problem is you already scoured through ...

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‘Bad Words’ From Bateman

Actor Jason Bateman marks his directorial debut in his latest film, “Bad Words,” an edgy comedy starring Bateman as a raunchier character than his previous roles. The film centers on 40-year-old Guy Trilby, a man attempting to dominate The Golden ...

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Hollywood Revisits The Past

Movie Remakes and TV Reboots are in the works for 2014 entertainment At one time, Hollywood had an imagination. Hollywood once produced original television shows and films that have stood the test of time, but somewhere along the line, Tinsel ...

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Spring Time Screen Time

“The Monument’s Men” – Feb. 7 Written, directed, and starring George Clooney, “The Monument’s Men” is based on a true story about a group of soldiers and civilians on a mission to protect and rescue famous art pieces from Nazi ...

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