The Orion

‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ is fun and that’s all that matters

‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ is fun and that’s all that matters

Ricardo Tovar

May 15, 2019

The point of any form of entertainment is too entertain. It seems silly to say it like that, it should be obvious, but it's incredible how people forget that.You see critics like Rotten Tomatoes give films like "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" a 64%. They take the review business too seriously when the same s...

My top 15 films of all time

My top 15 films of all time

Angel Ortega

May 8, 2019

Disclaimer: This list is my personal opinion. While I do feel that there are other films that are much more influential and significant to cinema both thematically and culturally, these films are the ones that have resonated with me the most and deserve recognition. 15. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbi...

My top 15 films of all time

My top 15 films of all time

Angel Ortega

May 8, 2019

Disclaimer: This list is my personal opinion. While I do feel that there are other films that are much more influential and significant to cinema both thematically and culturally, these films are the ones that have resonated with me the most and deserve recognition. 15. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbi...

“The Intruder”: problematic, distasteful and forgettable

“The Intruder”: problematic, distasteful and forgettable

Angel Ortega

May 8, 2019

“The Intruder” is the quite possibly the worst film of the year, and its only May. Scott (Michael Ealy) and his wife, Annie (Meagan Good) are elated when they purchase their new home in the Napa Valley to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life in San Francisco. However, the forme...

SOB x RBE and Hit-Boy collab is good but lacks any development

SOB x RBE and Hit-Boy collab is good but lacks any development

Mitchell Kret

April 30, 2019

SOB x RBE collaborated with producer Hit-Boy for their most recent project, “Family Not A Group.” This came as a surprise to many fans after rumors arose that the collective would be splitting up in late 2018. SOB x RBE is a combination of two groups from Vallejo, CA. It may be difficult...

“Avengers: Endgame” a monumental conclusion to an era

“Avengers: Endgame” a monumental conclusion to an era

Angel Ortega

April 28, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS! DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT YET SEEN "AVENGERS: ENDGAME"Exhibiting stellar screen-writing and outstanding performances, “Avengers: Endgame” is the perfect conclusion to the Avengers series. Following the events of the previous Avengers film, “Avengers: Infinity War,...

Gendry will win the Iron Throne and if you think otherwise, you’re wrong.

Gendry will win the Iron Throne and if you think otherwise, you’re wrong.

Mitchell Kret

April 24, 2019

*Spoiler Warning* This will bring up events that occurred in Season 8, Episode 2 In the final season of Game of Thrones, there are four characters most people think will end up ruling Westeros: Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei Lannister and the Night King, leader of the undead army. However, the...

“The Curse of La Llorona” reaps a flawed attempt at horror

“The Curse of La Llorona” reaps a flawed attempt at horror

Angel Ortega

April 21, 2019

Exhibiting one of the most flawed and uninspired narratives in contemporary horror, “The Curse of La Llorona” displays nothing original and is reflective of New Line Cinema and Atomic Monster Productions’ lazy filmmaking. The film takes place in Los Angeles during the 1970s. Anna Tate...

Playlist: Angel Ortega’s ten picks

Playlist: Angel Ortega’s ten picks

Angel Ortega

April 13, 2019

For my playlist, I decided to choose songs that have been in my constant rotation for years and have some significance in my life, one way or another.KANYE WEST – "REAL FRIENDS" Kanye West is one of my favorite artists of all time. The man has proven time and time again that he is not only one of th...

‘Pet Sematary’ is a poor-man’s horror film

‘Pet Sematary’ is a poor-man’s horror film

Angel Ortega

April 9, 2019

With cheap horror clichés and poor writing, “Pet Sematary” is one of the most disappointing horror films of the year. Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) and his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) move from Boston to rural Maine with their two young kids to escape the exhausting work environment of the city....

Billie Eilish debut album doesn’t mess around

Billie Eilish debut album doesn’t mess around

Rayanne Painter

April 5, 2019

She’s dark, moody, cynical, but somehow soft. Billie Eilish isn’t your typical 17-year-old.Looming on the horizon as one of the most anticipated albums of the past few months (or years), Eilish finally released her “anti-pop” debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO ...

Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle. You will be missed

Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle. You will be missed

Mitchell Kret

April 4, 2019

Rapper and philanthropist Ermias Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was fatally shot and killed in front of his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles on March 31. He was known and will be remembered for his activism, entrepreneurship and, of course, his music. Nipsey was shot six times, an...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Reviews