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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is one of best films of the year

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is one of best films of the year

Angel Ortega

February 5, 2018


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A favorite for this year’s Best Picture award at the Academy Awards, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is playing at The Pageant Theatre this week until Thursday, Feb. 8. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has been regarded as one of the best films of 2017, with a hi...

‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

Ulises Duenas

February 5, 2018


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"Resident Evil" is synonymous with the survival-horror genre, but it seemed to have lost its way in favor of more action-oriented gameplay. "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" takes the series back to its roots while also bringing it into a new age. The biggest change in "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" ...

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Hannah Yeager

February 4, 2018


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The second concert hosted by Associated Student Productions lit up the Bell Memorial Union with up-and-coming country artist, Frank Ray. Ray falls in the contemporary pop-country genre and dazzled the crowd with some of his original songs like "Every Time You Run," which hit number 15 on the Texas...

Can ‘Madden 18’ predict the Super Bowl winners? Probably

Can ‘Madden 18’ predict the Super Bowl winners? Probably

Ulises Duenas

February 3, 2018


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Why listen to sports experts when a computer can do all the work for you? "Madden 18" uses sophisticated technology to accurately simulate the outcome of any NFL match-up. The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots were pitted against each other in a best of five competition to see who was more...

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas

January 31, 2018


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When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond" shows the behind-the-scenes drama and absurdity that occurred during the filming of the movie. ...

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Phantom Thread is one of the best romance movies of the year

Angel Ortega

January 27, 2018


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An Academy Award nominee that critics have been raving about, “Phantom Thread,” is playing at the Pageant Theatre this week.With its vibrant costume design and wonderful performances, “Phantom Thread” delivers one of the best romance films of the year.Reynolds Woodcock, played by Daniel D...

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

Ulises Duenas

January 23, 2018


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"Wolfenstein" is one of the oldest series in gaming history with games that date back to the early 80s. "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" does a great job of blending old-school shooter gameplay with modern mechanics and presentation. "Wolfenstein II" is a direct sequel to 2014's "Wolfenstein: The New Order." ...

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Gary Oldman brings Winston Churchill to the big screen in ‘Darkest Hour’

Angel Ortega

January 22, 2018


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Gary Oldman delivers one of his best performances in Joe Wright’s "Darkest Hour." In Darkest Hour, Winston Churchill, portrayed by Oldman, is days away from becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the Labour Party requested the resignation of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain for being ...

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

Alejandra Solorio

December 13, 2017


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Marked by the beginning of December and the illumination of twinkling lights, it's obvious the holidays are near. Kaskade, longstanding electronic dance music (EDM) producer, was in the giving spirit and dug into a new realm in which electronic music never has touched before: Christmas tunes. What wo...

What type of Christmas person are you?

What type of Christmas person are you?

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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With so many things to do over Christmas, it's hard to decide how to spend it. What type of person are you on Christmas? Take this quiz to find out!What type of Christmas person are you?Niyat Teferi can be reached at [email protected] or @tayintee on Twitter. ...

Christmas playlist of the week

Christmas playlist of the week

Niyat Teferi

December 13, 2017


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Christmas is near and it's only right to ring in the season with a cheerful holiday playlist. Here are the 15 top Christmas songs that will make your spirits just a little brighter.All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt - That Bad EarthaIt's Beginni...

Which Christmas song are you?

Which Christmas song are you?

Julia Maldonado

December 6, 2017


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There are many different Christmas songs out there. Which one suits you the best? Find out by taking this quiz!Which Christmas song are you?Julia Maldonado can be reached at [email protected] or @julianewsblog on Twitter....

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