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Does Art have a Value?

Does Art have a Value?

C.D. Calderon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, Culture

Until a while ago I would have taken art for granted.  Like most people, I assumed that books, paintings, films, and plays were all made up this great big cultural institution that was safeguarded by the schools and libraries of America.  I now realize the view looks a lot different when seen from...

Action Packed Thriller – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back! part 1

Action Packed Thriller – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back! part 1

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Reacher checks into a beat up motel, and while walking around to get to his room, notices a car, engine running with no one in it.  He looks up and sees two men, two very large men, waiting for him.  “We’re here to warn you, go back to where you came from and never come back to this city again,”...

A Home for children with Special Powers!

A Home for children with Special Powers!

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

Jake doesn’t know it yet, but he has special powers.  He only has one power, he’s not courageous, not strong, not fast, he can’t fly, his power is very simple, but his power will save all the children.  One night his grandfather calls him, in a panic, struggling to find the key to his gun chest,...

New Movie Remembers the Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe

New Movie Remembers the Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under A&E, Culture

On April 20, 2010, the mobile offshore drilling platform Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers were killed in this accident that also caused the biggest marine oil spill in history and the largest environmental disaster in United States up to this day. Now six years later,...

Morris from America: A true feel-good movie

Morris from America: A true feel-good movie

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


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The movie ‘Morris from America’ is an American-German co-production and tells the story of Morris (Markees Christmas), a 13-year-old kid from the United States. He just moved to Germany with his father Curtis (Craig Robinson) who took a job as a soccer coach for the local team. The father is a widow...

Complete Unknown: A diffuse Character Study

Complete Unknown: A diffuse Character Study

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, Uncategorized

With some of the best character-actors and an interesting premise, I was really looking forward to see the movie ‘Complete Unknown’, but in the end it couldn’t uphold the high expectations. 15 Years after she suddenly disappeared, Alice (Rachel Weisz) comes back into Tom’s (Michael Shannon)...

What is Morgan?

What is Morgan?

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under A&E

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


Filed under A&E

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


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under A&E, Showcase

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,...

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