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CONCUSSION

December 14, 2015


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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Concussion brings to light the horrors of football injuries. The movie is based on a true story in which pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers the prevalence of concussions and other brain injuries in the NFL and how horrible the symp...

Fallout 4 impresses with wide scope

December 14, 2015


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BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] There is something about Bethesda’s open world titles that always seem to give them that edge over the competition. This success primarily lies not in dazzling graphics or gameplay mechanics, but in their storytelling and remarkable ability to engage players...

J. Cole-produced album highlights the underground

December 14, 2015


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BY BEN FURDEK [email protected] Rapper J. Cole’s label Dreamville dropped a collaboration album, Revenge of the Dreamers 2, starring rappers Bas, Omen, Cozz, Ari Lennox, Lute and features from Donnie Trumpet and Correy C. J. Cole made appearances in three songs on the album. He us...

STAR WARS

December 14, 2015


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BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] This Friday, the force might actually awaken with the premiere of the 7th installment in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The anticipation for the return of Star Wars at this point is almost palpa(tine)ble and at this point I am just r...

Bieber makes successful comeback with Purpose

December 14, 2015


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BY DESTINE KYUBWA [email protected] Hit pop artist Justin Bieber released his fourth album, Purpose on Nov. 13 and I am pleased to say he absolutely didn’t disappoint. His long anticipated album caught the eyes of many. The social media presence on Purpose was so significant, many expres...

THE REVENANT

December 14, 2015


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BY MARC CHAPPELLE [email protected] Leading man Leonardo DiCaprio should be able to bolster The Revenant into something truly engaging. Early critics on Twitter say this movie may finally land an Oscar in DiCaprio’s hands. It tells the story of redemption for an 1823 American fron...

The Good Dinosaur teaches morals through sincere, feel-good storyline

December 14, 2015


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BY CLAIRE ORERTLY [email protected] Pixar’s movie The Good Dinosaur is cute and interesting with top-notch graphics and good use of characters. A young dinosaur named Arlo and his family – which consists of him, his parents, and his two siblings – were miraculously able to survive the extin...

'Burnt' sparks but fails to ignite

November 11, 2015


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BY ELIZABETH HILLMAN [email protected] In this dramatic comedy, Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) was the top chef in Paris. When his drug and alcohol problems caught up with him, it put his whole career on pause. After problems arose, Jones moved from New Orleans to London. He got anothe...

Newest Jobs biography artfully depicts CEO

November 9, 2015


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 BY AUSTIN COLLINS [email protected] Although Steve Jobs is not the first biography that has been released since the death of Former Apple CEO, Steven Paul Jobs, this Danny Boyle directed iteration of the man behind the turtleneck is by far the most well written and most intense entry of...

The Ghost Dimension brings satisfying closure

November 9, 2015


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BY CLAIRE OERTLY [email protected] The Paranormal Activity movie series recently came out with its sixth film: The Ghost Dimension. The events through the storyline remained intact with the previous films, following the almost-exact plot line and providing a somewhat similar scary...

Classic horror movies

October 26, 2015


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BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] A girl receives a satanic relic and begins acting strange like speaking in tongues and levitating. This causes her worried mother to seek help from the catholic church. People reference this film as one of the scariest movies ever, but I find that it doesnt...

Wrap N’ Roll sushirittos strike satisfying balance

October 26, 2015


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BY MARC CHAPPELLE [email protected] Some could argue that sushi rolling is an art. I wouldn’t go as far as to say that the offerings of Wrap N Roll (or any form of sushi I’ve had) in Midtown Sacramento qualify as a carefully crafted art piece, but that doesn’t mean that their sushi bur...