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“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” Mostly Sticks the Landing

Calvin Anderson May 11, 2024
"Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" is a fine addition to the new Planet of the Apes continuity. While there were some aspects of the film that left more to be desired, this film is a worthy successor to the Caesar trilogy.
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Palomar Kicks Off Pride Week With Everything Everywhere All At Once Screening

Calvin Anderson May 11, 2024
Get an inside look at the screening for Everything Everywhere All At Once, the Q&A that took place after with actress Tallie Medel, and what this event means to the Palomar community.
Image released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures shows from left, Mike Faist, Zendaya and Josh OConnor in a scene from Challengers. (Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures via AP)

“Challengers” dares you to join the game.

Monica Garcia May 3, 2024
Luca Guadagnino, not yet short of a film centered on desire, teases audiences to the edge of the court with his new exhilaratingly sensual tennis film, “Challengers”.
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“Civil War” Will Leave You Shell Shocked

Calvin Anderson April 23, 2024
Civil War is tense, pulse-pounding thrill ride with a poignant message, the security of neutrality during times of conflict won't save you from the repercussions.

Telescope Talks: “Dune: Part 2” Critical Review (Spoilers)

Alex Ortega and Calvin Anderson March 21, 2024

https://youtu.be/Dat9xOodzEY?si=x_zagELM-M_zrO95 This episode of Telescope Talks was written by Alex Ortega and Calvin Anderson edited by Alex Ortega. The music featured was Once in Paris - Pumppupthemind....

Netflix Lift Press Release Poster

Did “Lift” Actually Take Flight?

Yanna Baradin March 11, 2024
Or did it stay on the runway?
Dune: Part Two movie poster via WarnerBros.

“Dune: Part 2,” The Best Sci-Fi Movie Of All Time?

Alex Ortega March 11, 2024
After a four month delay, Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic "Dune: Part Two" is finally here and it just might be the best sci-fi movie of all time.
Dune 1984 movie poster. Image source: IMDb. 

And Dune 2021 movie poster. Image source: IMDb.

Dune ‘84 vs. Dune ‘21

Calvin Anderson March 1, 2024
A comparative analysis of David Lynch's 1984 adaptation and Denis Villeneuve 2021 adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic, in anticipation for Dune: Part Two.
Picture created by Monica Garcia.

“Society of the Snow”, is it possible?

Monica Garcia February 28, 2024
How the TikTok For You Page unites latin communities with the 2023 survival thriller.
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Critical Review

“The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” Critical Review

Elizabeth Rivera Guevara December 13, 2023
The newest Hunger Games movie hit the big screens and if you are a die-hard fan of the novels, then this action based, romantic "star crossed lovers" movie will keep you watching.
Saltburn movie poster via Warner Bros. Pictures

“Saltburn” burned holes in my eyes

Alex Ortega December 13, 2023
Director Emerald Fennell delivers her second theatrical film with thriller/comedy "Saltburn," that had me cringing and laughing in my seat for two hours.
Priscilla movie poster. Photo credit: A24 Films

“Priscilla,” an intimate look into one of rock n’ roll’s most infamous ‘love stories’

Alex Ortega November 13, 2023
Sofia Coppola's highly anticipated Priscilla Presley project is here, but how good of a job does it do staying faithful to Priscilla's memoir "Elvis and Me" and history?
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