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King’s Horror, It, isn’t that Scary!

King’s Horror, It, isn’t that Scary!

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Derry, Maine, is not normal. It looks like your average small town, the kind of place that is replicated and dots the landscape all over the U.S. New England district. In some ways, the town looks almost like a picture postcard. However, looks can be deceiving. For instance, the locals are known...

‘Wind River’ will make your blood freeze!

‘Wind River’ will make your blood freeze!

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under A&E

After his screenplays for ‘Sicario’ and ‘Hell or High Water,’ writer and director Taylor Sheridan completes his ‘American Frontier’ trilogy with his second feature ‘Wind River’ starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen. In rural Wyoming, US Fish and Wildlife Service agent Corey Lambert...

In Retrospect: The Bad Seed (1956)

In Retrospect: The Bad Seed (1956)

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture

Why do we like to be scared? I think that question is important. If we can explore why people are drawn to the Horror genre, then we’ll be tackling some of the most sophisticated material the imagination has to offer. I can’t hope to do all that in the space of a single column. However, we can look...

The Dark Tower Darkens the Screen

The Dark Tower Darkens the Screen

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

August 9, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture

Well, that was a train wreck. Novelist Stephen King once described himself as a “brand-name author”. There’s no doubt that he has a wide name recognition in pop culture. Despite this fame, his forays into Hollywood adaptation have produced a checkered legacy in the eyes of his fans. I tend to think...

Dunkirk – Another Awesome Review

Dunkirk – Another Awesome Review

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

August 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture

Many stories were told about World War II, and one of the best ones is “Saving Private Ryan.” Just when we thought there couldn't be a tale more intense and realistic, Christopher Nolan introduces "Dunkirk." In 1940, World War II is in full swing, and German troops are closing in on the Allies....

Dunkirk – Impresses and Entertains

Dunkirk – Impresses and Entertains

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

July 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

On May 10th, 1940, the army of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany drove the Allied French and English armed forces to the very tip edge of occupied France. The Allies found themselves stranded on a strip of beach in the little French town of Dunkirk. This strip of land was so close to England that on a...

Student-artist inspires with ‘Elevate’

Student-artist inspires with ‘Elevate’

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

June 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

“You can’t sing.” It was a typical day before a music appreciation class at Houston Community College when a fellow student accused Ayo Shofoluwe of not being able to sing. Ayo responded by singing John Legend’s ‘Save Room’ and their professor walked into the room as the class was...

SpringBoard South hits HCC

SpringBoard South hits HCC

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-In-Chief

June 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Community, Culture, News, Showcase

Make sure not to miss SpringBoard South Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at The Heinen theater located on HCC's central campus!!! The music festival which is celebrating it's sixth year gives musicians from around the world an opportunity to be seen and heard during a weekend of amazing performances. Local...

The Book of Henry

The Book of Henry

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

June 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Some movies have been referred to as emotional rollercoasters. For “The Book of Henry,” it would be described as an emotional Apollo mission, or in other words a testament of every element coming together and pulling of something excellent. Henry (Jaeden Lieberher) is a boy genius. Not only does...

In Retrospect: Wait until Dark

In Retrospect: Wait until Dark

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

June 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Commentary, Showcase

Wait until Dark is a 1967 thriller, starring Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin, that tells the story of Lisa, “the World’s Champion Blind Woman”. She suffers her condition as the result of a bad car accident that happens off-stage before the curtain opens. Since then, she’s been attending blind...

‘The Mummy’ curses Universal’s new franchise

‘The Mummy’ curses Universal’s new franchise

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

“Dark Universe” – that is how the Universal Studios calls its attempt to establish a new movie series full of classic monsters. After watching Disney make billions with its Marvel and Star Wars franchises, the studio with the globe logo now wants its own piece of the pie, but success is not alw...

‘Freaky Friday’ a musical hit

‘Freaky Friday’ a musical hit

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

June 8, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Even if you think you know the story, ‘Freaky Friday’ the musical at Houston’s Alley Theatre still surprises and delights. This new musical production of the familiar tale of a mother and teenaged daughter mysteriously swapping bodies is even better than the Lisney Lohan version. Both Heidi...

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