Comic Con to invade DTLA

October 10, 2018

The Los Angeles Comic Con will celebrate eight years of bringing fans and beloved fandoms closer together on Oct. 26 – 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

This year marks what the LA Comic Con has called its, #octoversary.

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‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is a good time

By: Juan Calvillo “Bad Times at the El Royale” starts off slowly, then ratchets the intensity into overdrive, telling a violent story of perception and truth. Each of the characters staying at the El Royale, a hotel with a ‘60s feel, have something that has made them wary of others in Drew Goddard’s wild ride of a movie. Goddard has cut his teeth writing and producing amazing action and story…

October 4, 2018
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Mole makes its way to downtown L.A.

October 3, 2018

Downtown Los Angeles will spotlight traditional Mexican food Oct. 7, as La Feria de los Moles celebrates 11 years of bringing gastronomic excellence to local communities. The fair introduces locals to, and shows off, the achievements in mole from cooks across Mexico. The goal of the fair is to bring families from near and far closer together by combining the elements of music, food and culture into one day.

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New Netflix fantasy adventure debuts

September 27, 2018

Netflix’s new animated show, “The Dragon Prince,” is a fantastical romp into a world filled with elves, humans, magic and dragons. The diversity of characters and strong story make the nine-episode-run feel far too short, leaving viewers wanting more.

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‘Assassination Nation’ critiques society

September 27, 2018

“Assassination Nation” is social commentary movie cleverly disguised as over-the-top violence and tongue-in-cheek criticism of the internet as a whole. “Assassination Nation” is full of potential triggers. Everything from violence to discrimination is on display. Its use is anything but subtle.

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New Netflix fantasy adventure debuts

September 26, 2018

“The Dragon Prince” follows the story of Callum and Ezran, two human princes from the land of Katolis. Callum is the older of the two and is Ezran’s step-brother. Each of the brothers are special in their own way.

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‘Assassination Nation’ critiques society

September 26, 2018

The premise of“Assassination Nation” is simple. It uses the backdrop of a high school in the city of Salem, Mass. as a way to be inclusive to the many issues plaguing society as a whole. The four main leads do well in their roles, but Odessa Young as Lily and Hari Nef as Bex are the standouts. Their characters go through the most harrowing and intense moments in the film.

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‘Cine Sin Fronteras’ showcases Latin-American short-films

September 20, 2018

By Juan Calvillo  The “Cine Sin Fronteras” short-film festival at the Vincent Price Art Museum featured experimental filmography and opened dialogue with the local community Saturday. The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles held the event in hopes of bringing the cinematic arts of Latino-America to a community filled with the very people whose countries the art was created in. “The museum strives to be a place that presents exciting…

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‘Cine Sin Fronteras’ coming to VPAM

September 13, 2018

By Juan Calvillo The Vincent Price Art Museum will present “Cine Sin Fronteras,” a short film program focusing on Latin filmmakers Saturday. An offshoot of the Morelia International Film Festival, the program will be screening three short films. Part of the afternoon’s events will be a live performance by El Rio, a Latin American folk group. The festival will be concluded with a question and answer portion. The Q&A will…

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