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Chris Rock’s role in “Spiral” shows a gradual shift in his career from funny man to serious man

Ahmad Armstrong July 2, 2021

Comedian, Chris Rock, distinguishes a more serious side to his acting in the 9th “Saw” franchise series, “Spiral”. In the film, he plays a detective named Zeke, who investigates cop killings committed...

Moving Pictures Weekly: What movie to watch on Halloween night

Moving Pictures Weekly: What movie to watch on Halloween night

Joel Valdes, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

It is likely that more people will spend Halloween indoors this year, but this doesn’t mean that the fun of Halloween needs to be lost as well. A great way to enjoy the night and capture the spirit of...

This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves, left, and Laurence Fishburne in a scene from, John Wick: Chapter 2. (Niko Tavernise/Lionsgate via AP)

John Wick is back!

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer February 22, 2017

John Wick was one of the movies no one had on their list when it came out three years ago. However, it was very successful, bringing in profit more than four times higher than its $20 million budget. No...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer May 11, 2016

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...

This image released by Disney shows Elizabeth Olsen, left, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in a scene from Marvels Captain America: Civil War, opening in theaters nationwide on May 6, 2016. (Disney/Marvel via AP)

VanCamp talks ‘Civil War’

Neelou Goodarzi, Staff Writer May 5, 2016

“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...

This image released by Yari Film group shows Adrian Sparks as Ernest Hemingway in a scene from the film, Papa: Hemingway in Cuba. The film is the first full-length Hollywood feature filmed on the island since the 1959 Cuban Revolution. (Yari Film Group via AP)

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer May 5, 2016

Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest authors of all time, yet there aren’t many movies about him or his books. If he would have written comic books, I’m sure this would be different. Bob Yari’s...

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Egalitarian Staff Report April 23, 2016

Just in time for Earth Day, a new Independence Day: Resurgence trailer has arrived! To help us all defend our planet, for a limited time, the original INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996) movie will be available...

An audience gathers to watch a movie shown as part of the annual WordFest movie festival. This years festival showed 78 films and 106 short movies from 37 different countries.

WorldFest showcases indie movies

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer April 23, 2016

Houston hosted the renowned WorldFest once again this year—the world’s largest and America’s longest running independent film festival. Founded in 1961, the WorldFest continues to find new talents...

This image released by Focus Features shows Aaron Eckhart, left, and Gerard Butler in a scene from Grammercy Pictures, London Has Fallen.

‘London Has Fallen’ falls short

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer March 9, 2016

‘London Has Fallen’ is an action thriller sequel to 2013’s ‘Olympus Has Fallen’. The plot involves a massive terrorist attack on the city and the efforts of one Secret Service agent to protect...

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Ryan Reyonlds in a scene from the film, Deadpool. (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. via AP)

Marvel got it right

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor February 24, 2016

‘Deadpool’ is Marvel’s new film starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade—a mercenary for hire. This is one movie that must be seen in a movie theater. The bigger the screen, the better. When Wade is...

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander, from left, Owen Wilson as Hansel and Penelope Cruz as Valentina Valencia in a scene from the film, Zoolander 2. (Philippe Antonello/Paramount Pictures via AP)

‘Blue Steel’ back on the big screen

Fabian Brims, Contributor February 22, 2016

Ben Stiller surprised audiences with a fresh and funny comedy in 2001 with ‘Zoolander’ that picked on the model business and the fashion industry, becoming  an instant hit both for critics and audiences...

This image released by Disney shows Casey Affleck in a scene from, The Finest Hours, a heroic action-thriller based on the true story of the most daring rescue in the history of the Coast Guard. (Claire Folger/Disney via AP)

Preparing for Pendleton

Neelou Goodarzi, Contributor February 10, 2016

'The Finest Hours' is a story about selflessness, heroism and sacrifice. It chronicles the true story of the historic 1952 U.S. Coast Guard rescue. During one of the worst storms in New England history,...

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