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What is Morgan?

What is Morgan?

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
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Morgan is the feature-debut from Ridley Scott’s son Luke Scott. In this minimalistic science-fiction-thriller a team of scientists created a genetically modified human: a young girl named Morgan. Only one month after conception, she can walk and talk and then is completely self sufficient after half...

“Embrace for Impact” – ‘Sully’ is the Movie of the Year (so far)

“Embrace for Impact” – ‘Sully’ is the Movie of the Year (so far)

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
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We all know about the events of January 15, 2009 when an airplane had to emergency-land on the Hudson River in New York with all 155 souls on board surviving. Now, seven years later, Clint Eastwood brings the events to the big screen and tells us the story behind it, which only few people knew about...

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV

Egalitarian, Staff Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

This is not going to be your normal review, because I am not a Final Fantasy fan, so I have no idea what it’s all about, but I did watch the film with someone who is a Final Fantasy fan and lucky for me, they  explained it all. Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, directed by Takeshi Nozue,  is about tw...

Houston braces for Cold Summer

Houston braces for Cold Summer

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief
August 2, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Local rapper, director and filmmaker, Q. Guyton recently released his short film Cold Summer in collaboration with fellow Houston rapper Doughbeezy. The sold-out premiere was held at AMC 30 July 25 and although the audience featured Slim Thug who also had a cameo in the film, the grand applause was held ...

Wiener Dog: A Dark Comedy

Wiener Dog: A Dark Comedy

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer
August 1, 2016
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July is ‘National Hot Dog Month’, so what a great month to have a movie called ‘Wiener Dog’ coming to the big screen. The movie written and directed by Todd Solondz is an episodic, dark-humor comedy that tells four different stories that have one thing in common: an innocent little dachshund....

Bryan Cranston goes undercover in ‘The Infiltrator’

Bryan Cranston goes undercover in ‘The Infiltrator’

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer
July 14, 2016
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Pablo Escobar’s rise to power as one of the most notorious cocaine traffickers came back to people’s consciousness when Netflix published its show ‘Narcos’ last year. ‘The Infiltrator’, the new movie by Brad Furmann, plays in the same universe based on real events in the 1980’s. However,...

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer
July 10, 2016
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‘The Neon Demon’ is Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest movie. It’s a true NWR film, and that’s good and bad at the same time, but let’s start with the good: Like in his last movies (‘Drive’, ‘Only God Forgives’) the cinematography, the art direction and the soundtrack are amazing. The...

‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ director reflects on film’s making

‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ director reflects on film’s making

Neelou Goodarzi, Contributor
May 31, 2016
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There are few stories more iconic and well-known than Alice in Wonderland. In Alice Through the Looking Glass, out May 27th, Alice Kingsleigh slips through a mirror and finds her way back to Underland. Reunited with her favorite friends, she travels through time and steals the cronosphere to help the...

‘All the Way’ adapts play

‘All the Way’ adapts play

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016
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Last weekend the cable channel HBO broadcasted Jay Roach’s new movie ‘All the Way’ with Brian Cranston. It is an adaptation of the play with the same name, written by Robert Schenkkan, who also wrote the screenplay for the movie. It’s about Lyndon B. Johnson’s fight for the Civil Rights Act...

The Force is strong in Houston

The Force is strong in Houston

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer
May 18, 2016
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The Star Wars Art Festival returned to Houston May 6-8. Dandee Warhol and his crew from the War’Hous Visual Studios worked for months to bring back the popular show, and once again it was an overwhelming success for Houston’s art scene. An old, graffiti-covered warehouse in the East End became...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016
Filed under A&E, Culture

A student’s life can be pretty tough. Papers, projects, and deadlines can be overwhelming so a little distraction, like a movie, is like pure gold. How fortunate that HCC was able to provide stressed students with VIP Gold Passes to WorldFest—America’s longest-running independent film festival that ...

VanCamp talks ‘Civil War’

VanCamp talks ‘Civil War’

Neelou Goodarzi, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
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“Captain America: Civil War” focuses on the once allies Steve Rogers (Captain America) and Tony Stark (Iron Man). A serious disagreement prompts the Avengers to choose sides, leading to a tough battle. “Captain America: Civil War” is preceded by “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, which was a huge...

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