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Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) and Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen (Austin Butler) fight a battle to the death to determine whether or not Paul has the might to become emperor.

‘Dune: Part Two’ is an exquisite cinematic experience

Arda Inegol, Business Manager
March 5, 2024

Miles of orange sand dunes traverse a gigantic screen that extends 80 feet from the ground to the ceiling of a fully-packed theater. The booming cheers of Fremen soldiers echo through the walls as opposing...

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Ben (Glen Powell) waits for help on a raft with Bea (Sydney Sweeney) after jumping off the boat to save her.

Social media overhyped “Anyone But You”

Kaylee Hwang, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2024

“How to Lose a Guy in 10 days.” “Clueless.” “No Hard Feelings.” Aside from all being classics of the genres, these romantic comedies also have significant plot elements in common: Two people...

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Willy Wonka (Timothée Chalamet) tips his hat in the newest kids and family musical, “Wonka.”

After 52 years, ‘Wonka’ finds its way back on screen

Brendan Gilmore, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2024

Everyone knows about Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. But have we thought about how the successful enterprise came to fruition? Maybe not, but for those with lingering questions, the newly-released musical...

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More than 50 of these 24-karat gold trophies will be given out to recipients of this year’s Oscars awards.

Opinion: Predictions for this year’s Oscars and Grammys

Henry Gardner, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2024

Grammys Album of the Year Should win: SOS, SZA Will likely win: Midnights, Taylor Swift After SZA’s first solo album, “CTRL,” went triple platinum, she returned with another massive commercial...

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Mahito (Luca Padovan) embarks on a journey full of surprises after moving from Tokyo to his aunt’s mysterious house in rural Japan.

‘The Boy and the Heron’ expands but weakens Miyazaki’s resume

Arda Inegol, Business Manager
January 26, 2024

“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Princess Mononoke,” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” With pictures that have influenced generations of children and adults alike, Hayao Miyazaki’s...

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In the 2024 remake of “Mean Girls,” Regina George was played by singer-songwriter Reneé Rapp, who also played her in the Broadway musical.

‘Mean Girls’ fails to live up to the original movie’s charm

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
January 26, 2024

The 2024 version of “Mean Girls” was doomed from the start. An entire generation adores the original 2004 movie, and achieving that same level of devotion from fans in a remake would be quite the feat....

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21 Savage released his highly-awaited album “American Dream” on Jan. 12.

21 Savage displays musical and personal evolution on “American Dream”

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
January 22, 2024

British-American rapper 21 Savage has proven himself deserving of mainstream fame with his latest album, “American Dream,” released on Jan. 12. The album, whose songs ranged from fast-paced rap to...

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Loki season 2 has returned after its debut two years ago, becoming a clear success with huge audience approval.

Marvel’s Loki Season 2 is burdened with ‘glorious purpose’

Arshia Chakravartti, Copy Editor
December 20, 2023

Marvel recently dropped the second and final season of the hit show “Loki,” a part of the most recent era in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).  So far, this recent addition to the MCU has been...

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Napoleon Bonaparte (Joaquin Phoenix) stands alongside his French army, waiting to strike against the British troops in the Battle of Waterloo.

Forget the reviews — ‘Napoleon’ is worth watching

Arda Inegol, Business Manager
December 19, 2023

Everyone loves an underdog. When weak links overcome major challenges and strive to be the saviors of the world (or galaxy), there is something undeniably endearing about their quest for success. Of course,...

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Popular singer and songwriter SZA sits on top of a ledge during her last song “Good Days” at the Chase Center.

Stage effects make live SZA performance unforgettable

Natalie Gyde, Social Coordinator
November 12, 2023

On Thursday Oct. 26, popular singer and songwriter, Solana Imani Rowe, otherwise known as SZA, held her San Francisco concert at the Chase Center as part of her S.O.S. tour. I bought my tickets back in...

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In my ranking of the best streaming services on the market, I concluded that Max provided the best combination of variety, quality and affordability for viewers.

No, Netflix isn’t the best streaming service

Kaylee Hwang, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2023

Netflix's approximately 274 million subscribers each spend an average of 3.2 hours per day watching shows and movies according to Backlinko, a site that studies search engine optimization. But does popularity...

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Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’ movie offers the full experience of her record-breaking world tour.

‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour’ is a concert at its best

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
October 25, 2023

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour movie offers a thrillingly-detailed visual immersion into the record-breaking, economy-boosting tour that Swift embarked on earlier this year, recreating the experience in its...

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