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‘Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’ have almost everything

‘Pokémon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’ have almost everything

December 3, 2017


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Last year, when "Pokémon: Sun and Moon" came out, it seemed to be the most divisive games in the series among fans. While it did provide a nice change of pace from the usual formula of the games, it was also criticized for being too easy, having too many cutscenes and holding the player's hand too m...

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Quiz: Which Christmas movie should you watch?

Julia Maldonado

November 29, 2017


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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to focus on the last holiday of the year: Christmas! Take this quiz to find out which Christmas movie you should watch this holiday season! Which Christmas movie should you watch? Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @julianewsblog ...

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ brings joy this holiday season

Caitlyn Young

November 28, 2017


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Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner. To get in the holiday mood, there is no better Christmas tale than "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This book is a classic and there are film and stage adaptations of it. However, this year there is something a little different. "T...

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

Ulises Duenas

November 28, 2017


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Years after it made big waves in the games industry, "L.A. Noire" has been remastered. Its gameplay may not be the smoothest, but this is still one of the best crime stories in video games.You play as Cole Phelps, a World War II veteran who becomes a beat cop, and later a detective, in Los Angeles. after returning fro...

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

‘A Bad Mom’s Christmas’ is a mother-daughter movie

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 27, 2017


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A Bad Mom's Christmas follows three moms Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiki (Kristen Bell) and Carla (Kathryn Hahn). It is a sequel from the first movie Bad Moms. As the holidays are rolling around, all of the main characters' mothers are visiting. The movie follows the different relationships that each character ...

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

Julia Maldonado

November 27, 2017


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Based on the children’s novel of the same name by R.J. Palacios, “Wonder” follows the heartfelt tale of August “Auggie” Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with facial deformities. After many years of being home-schooled, Auggie’s parents Isabel (Julia Roberts) an...

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

Niyat Teferi

November 19, 2017


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On Nov. 10, rapper Wiz Khalifa releases his new mixtape "Laugh Now, Fly Later." The record features 10 tracks and a guest appearance from Casey Veggies. As a rap artist, Khalifa has been pretty consistent with his music, releasing two EPs earlier this year. He plans to release his official album "Rolling Pa...

Gratitude albums

Gratitude albums

Julia Maldonado

November 15, 2017


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Ready for the holidays? These two albums will remind you to be thankful for what you have, whether it be family, friends or food. Thankful - Kelly ClarksonClarkson reminds her audience to be thankful for their blessings in her album. The album features songs such as "Thankful" and "A Moment Like This" whi...

Taylor Swift protects her ‘Reputation’ with her new album

Taylor Swift protects her ‘Reputation’ with her new album

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

November 14, 2017


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Taylor Swift finally released her new album "Reputation" on Friday. This album was hard to get ahold of. The only way to stream every song on the album is to buy it in-store or online on iTunes.This album was long-awaited because of all of the drama she had with Kanye West. In the album, there are a f...

Gratitude Playlist

Gratitude Playlist

Julia Maldonado

November 14, 2017


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With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's important to remember to be thankful not only for the food on the table, but for the people around it. Take a listen to these jams to prepare for the yummy turkey, short/ long journey home and great laughs with family and friends.Thankful - Kelly Clarkson - ...

‘Bubsy’ should have stayed in the ’90s

‘Bubsy’ should have stayed in the ’90s

Ulises Duenas

November 13, 2017


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"Bubsy" is a bobcat who starred in a series of terrible games in the '90s. In the age of "Mario" and "Sonic the Hedgehog," there were a slew of platformers that featured some type of animal mascot. Most of these games were bad and "Bubsy" was at the bottom of the barrel. After over 20 years, like a cas...

‘Pokémon: I Choose You!’ delivers nostalgia and inaccurate scenes

‘Pokémon: I Choose You!’ delivers nostalgia and inaccurate scenes

Julia Maldonado

November 13, 2017


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Beloved '90s franchise Pokémon released "Pokémon: I Choose You!" for a limited release on Nov. 5 and 6. The film follows 10-year-old Ash Ketchum beginning his journey with his partner, Pikachu. After a fateful encounter with a flock of Spearow, Ash and Pikachu see the legendary phoenix Pokémon Ho-...

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