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Reviews: Grammy winners

Reviews: Grammy winners

by Josh Benjach, Thomas Reymond, McKenna Topps, and Christian Garza
February 27, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories They say music is life, and life is music. Almost everybody in the world listens to music. There are many great musicians to listen to and Daft Punk is one of them. With their “Random Access Memories” winning Album of the Year at the 2014 Grammy’s, Daft Punk...

Review: Wolf of Wall Street

Review: Wolf of Wall Street

by Christian Martinez, Reporter
February 24, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Director: Martin Scorsese Cast Includes: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie Screenplay: Terence Winter “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a three-hour experience full of debauchery unlike any other. Scorsese’s customarily classy pictures of crime, hedonism...

Review: Flappy Bird

Review: Flappy Bird

by McKenna Topps, Reporter
February 2, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

“Flappy Bird” is an irritatingly addictive game that keeps you in its digital trance. By simply tapping the screen, you take control of a bird’s digital wings, guiding it vertically through small gaps between two pipes. Though the game seems simple at first, it is a lot harder than one might...

Xbox One vs. Playstation 4

Xbox One vs. Playstation 4

by Matthew Clancy, Reporter
February 2, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, video games & internet

In November of 2013, the new generation of gaming consoles was released: the Sony Playstation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One. Playstation and Xbox have always been rivals, but now more than ever, their fans are at each other’s throats with remarks about each console’s pros and cons. Looking at this...

Review: Her

Review: Her

by Christian Martinez, Reporter
February 2, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Her (2013) Director: Spike Jonze Cast Includes: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Scarlett Johansson Screenplay: Spike Jonze MPAA Rating: R Spike Jonze has achieved something brilliant with what prevails in his new film, “Her”. Considering all of the nominations and victories the film received a...

Horror is coming to a TV near you

Horror is coming to a TV near you

by Christian Garza, Entertainment Editor
January 29, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Horror movies are a famous delight that many moviegoers treat themselves to throughout the years. From watching them in the dark at your house to watching them at your favorite theater, there are many ways to watch horror movies. But a new way to experience horror is through TV shows. Many TV shows...

Music Review: Beyoncé by Beyoncé

Music Review: Beyoncé by Beyoncé

by Thomas Reymond, Entertainment Editor
January 29, 2014
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

Beyoncé's fifth studio album is all about surprises. Not only was the release of the album sudden and done without any promotion, but the record is surprisingly good. The self-named "visual album" is full of catchy beats and features big-name artists like Jay-Z, Frank Ocean and Drake, as well as...

Review: Foreverly by Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones

Review: Foreverly by Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones

by Christian Garza, Entertainment Editor
December 18, 2013
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music

“Foreverly” is an interesting album for anyone looking to combine a punk pop sensibility with classic rock ‘n roll melodies. Following the blueprint of the Everly Brother’s album “Songs That Daddy Taught Us”, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and jazz/folk singer Norah Jones really hit it...

Review: Catching Fire

Review: Catching Fire

by McKenna Topps, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson Screenplay: Michael Arndt and Simon Beaufoy MPAA Rating: PG-13 In the second film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series, The Girl on Fire is back with newly sparked relationships and elaborate...

Review: Call of Duty – Ghosts

Review: Call of Duty – Ghosts

by Matthew Clancy, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, video games & internet

Six years ago, a first person shooter video game by the name of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, was released to the public. This game blew its players away with stunning graphics and extremely addictive gameplay. After a long line of different additions to the franchise, Call of Duty: Ghosts has now step...

Review: Oldboy

Review: Oldboy

by Christian Martinez, Reporter
December 12, 2013
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv

Director: Spike Lee Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley Screenplay: Mark Protosevich MPAA Rating: R What could I, along with countless audience members and other film critics, say about remaking movies that has not already been said? How does one improve upon perfection...

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