Photographer shows insight on East-side neighborhood culture

April 25, 2018

By Eddie Mike Garcia A visual look at backyard scenes across the East-side neighborhoods of Los Angeles will be on display at the Vincent Price Art Museum with the opening reception on Saturday at 7 p.m. Rafael Cardenas, known for his fascinating street style of photography, will present a collection of new works that capture the backyard activities of parties, social gatherings and get togethers and the people that put…

Read More >>

Epic survival game takes off worldwide

By Noe Ortega Survival games have never felt so epic with “Fortnite: Battle Royale’s” early access taking off worldwide after almost a year after its release.  “Fortnite” is a single and multiplayer survival video game where the objective is to be the last one standing by eliminating other online players with weapons and explosives. Some weapons include assault rifles, sniper rifles, shotguns, handguns, grenades, machine guns, grenade launchers and rocket…

April 25, 2018
Read More >>

Skyward offers unique perspective

April 25, 2018

By Frank Portillo The latest release from Image Comics, “Skyward,” offers a unique look at a world in which gravity on Earth is at such a low level, people float as if they’re on a space station. In this world, twenty years have passed since the loss of gravity and a new generation of people grew up their entire lives not knowing what the past was like. The first issue…

Read More >>

‘God Of War’ strikes a milestone in series

April 25, 2018

By Andrew Ayala “God of War” is Sony’s Santa Monica Studio’s latest and greatest PlayStation exclusive which tells the story of a familiar hero in a new light. This is the newest addition to the series and follows the infamous protagonist Kratos along with his son Atreus on the biggest journey of their lives. The main purpose of the story is to fulfill his departed wife’s wish of taking her…

Read More >>

Schumer’s newest movie defies society’s ‘Pretty’ standards

April 25, 2018

By Allison Beatty “I Feel Pretty” is a comedy rollercoaster that stops right before it jumps the shark and stays true to its message. The film stars stand-up comedian and producer of the film Amy Schumer as Renee Bennett, a woman struggling with insecurities over her weight and appearance, who suffers a head injury and believes she has become the most beautiful woman on the planet. She even compares her…

Read More >>

‘Truth or Dare’ fails across the board

By Frank Portillo “Truth or Dare” is an unoriginal movie that is marketed as a horror, but fails to deliver anything scary or even a worthwhile story. The problem with the movie is that none of it makes any logical sense. With four credited screenwriters, the story never gets engaging enough to warrant attention. The movie follows the most hateable group of friends who have no redeeming qualities as they…

April 18, 2018
Read More >>

Classic video game adaptation smashes box office

April 18, 2018

By Jerry Flores Directed by Brad Peyton, “Rampage” is a science fiction, action, adventure and fantasy monster film that all movie lovers must watch. The movie is based on a 1986 video game of the same name that was developed by Midway Games. The film stars Dwayne Johnson as Davis Okoye and Naomie Harris as Dr. Kate Caldwell, the dynamic duo who work together to save Chicago from an attack…

Read More >>

‘The Dark Knight’ continues impacting films to this day

April 18, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is one of the most influential films in the past decade and its impact can be felt in films today. “The Dark Knight” is a comic-book movie based on the Detective Comics character Batman. It tells the story of Bruce Wayne, played by Christian Bale, dealing with the strain of being Batman and a new villian that has made his presence known…

Read More >>

‘Comedy of Errors’ modernizes a Shakespeare originalB

April 18, 2018

By Christian Horta “Comedy of Errors” opens up with the Merchant of Syracuse, Egeon, played by Ramon Ramos, begging for redemption to stay alive to find his family. The play takes place in the city of Ephesus, where Egeon is not supposed to be. Egeon is violating a travel ban between the cities of Ephesus and Syracuse, which are two rival cities.  As a result,  he is being sentenced to…

Read More >>

1968 Walkouts talk at VPAM

April 13, 2018

By Steven Adamo Photos from the 1968 Chicana/o walkouts was the topic of discussion at the Vincent Price Art Museum yesterday for the 50th anniversary of the walkouts. The photographs shared are part of a larger exhibit currently on display at the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA, curated by the speaker of the event, Dr. Carlos Manuel Haro, PhD and UCLA Assistant Director Emeritus. The exhibit at UCLA is…

Read More >>