Gritty ‘Rogue City’ follows police through danger

Netflix’s “Rogue City,” also known as “Bronx,” is an action-packed police thriller full of betrayal and violence. The police are put in difficult situations and to survive, they must question their morality. Oliver Marchal is the film’s director and, interestingly enough, was previously a policeman.

November 9, 2020
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‘Mulan’ remake lacks magic of original

September 17, 2020

Disney’s 2020 remake of the animated classic “Mulan” is a rushed film that does nothing for fans of the original, nor for people who were hopeful for something new. The film tries to take a new direction but is constantly held back by the changes made.

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Vice series explores Chris Benoit story

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April 14, 2020

While there has been a sports shutdown due to COVID-19, the only sport that has continued during the shutdown is professional wrestling. The companies World Wrestling Entertainment and All Elite Wrestling have been doing live shows without audiences and giving people entertainment to enjoy at home.

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‘Tiger King’ provides escape from reality

Joe Exotic and one of his many tigers that he owns at his exotic animal park.
April 6, 2020

The story of one man’s battle saving the custody of his exotic cat park from animal rights activists and financial hardships through unsettling times is liberating to see. “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is a Netflix original that was released on March 20.

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Nazi war criminals brought to justice in “Hunters” debut

By Juan Calvillo Amazon’s “Hunters“ takes creative license with a tragic moment in history, but allows its main character to figure whether the best revenge is revenge.  Taking place in a fictional world, the show asks the audience to imagine a world where Nazis managed to escape to the United States. Over the 10-episode first-season run of “Hunters,” the main characters go through hell and back as Nazi enemies come…

March 3, 2020
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Strokes contrasting songs hint at diverse album

By Gustavo Buenrostro Seven years after their last full-length album, The Strokes released two new singles from their upcoming album “The New Abnormal.”  The first of the singles titled “At the Door” was released to the public on February 11, debuting at Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire political rally the day before. The song has a very somber tone with a heavy use of synths as the lead sound in the…

March 3, 2020
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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ hindered by bad visuals

Juliett Maria Villegas Sonic the Hedgehog boomed into theaters on Valentine’s Day 2020 and it surely captured America’s heart fast.  This action packed, comedy-adventure film is about an extraterrestial hedgehog named Sonic seeking asylum from a rival tribe on his home world. After ignoring his caretaker’s request to hide his supersonic speed and thus being exposed to danger,  Sonic travels to earth with only a bag of teleportation rings, forcing…

March 2, 2020
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