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John Wick is back!

John Wick is back!

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Culture

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 surprise that the producers wanted to make a sequel; in fact a whole trilogy. But can John Wick: Chapter...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under 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


Filed under Culture, Showcase

“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...

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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 new movie, ‘Papa – Hemingway in Cuba’ doesn’t only bring back the author of ‘The Old...

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Save the Earth from an Alien Attack!

Egalitarian Staff Report

April 23, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

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 for only $0.99, with all of Fox’s net proceeds being donated to Earth Day Network! Get your $0.99...

WorldFest showcases indie movies

WorldFest showcases indie movies

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

April 23, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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 in filmmaking. Big names like Steven Spielberg, the Coen Brothers, and Ang Lee got their first...

‘London Has Fallen’ falls short

‘London Has Fallen’ falls short

Emmanuel Akinola, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Culture

‘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 the President of the United States from being captured. Gerald Butler reprises his role as the...

Marvel got it right

Marvel got it right

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

‘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 diagnosed with cancer, he undergoes some experimental tests that makes him into the man Deadpool. Director...

‘Blue Steel’ back on the big screen

‘Blue Steel’ back on the big screen

Fabian Brims, Contributor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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 alike. Now 15 years later, his character Derek Zoolander tries to make a comeback in ‘Zoolander...

Preparing for Pendleton

Preparing for Pendleton

Neelou Goodarzi, Contributor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

'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, an oil tanker called the SS Pendleton split in half, leaving its crew stranded at sea. The ...

‘The Lady in the Van’ brings sunshine

‘The Lady in the Van’ brings sunshine

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

'The Lady in the Van' is a film about an old lady living outside of the law trying to legally find a place to pass the rest of her days. The film is based on the true story of Mary Shepherd that lived in Alan Bennett's driveway for 15 years. The film opens in theaters on Feb. 19.  The picture is...

‘The Hateful Eight’ disappoints

‘The Hateful Eight’ disappoints

Erik Calderon, A&E Editor

January 13, 2016


Filed under Culture, Showcase

When I think about Quentin Tarantino I think about Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Django Unchained, Kill Bill, Inglorious Bastards—all amazing films worth recognizing. I feel like Quentin Tarantino has talent; he’s gifted and knows how to put a film together for the enjoyment of the audience. ‘The...

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