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‘A Star is Born’ is a remake that gets it right

Lady Gaga (Ally)  and Bradley Cooper (Jackson Main) make music and chemistry in

Alex Coba

October 12, 2018

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga share electrifying chemistry in this latest retelling of “A Star is Born." This film marks Cooper's first time directing and while the man can act, sing and now direct, Cooper still needs to work on what is necessary and what definitely needs to get cut.The plot centers...

‘Pokémon Gold and Silver’ offers more than nostalgia

One of the first places you'll visit in the game, Cherrygrove City. Image from

Ulises Duenas

October 1, 2017

"Pokémon Silver" was the first game in the series that I played. I put over 200 hours into it, and for most of my life, it was my all-time-favorite game. Now, almost 20 years later, "Gold and Silver" have been re-released on the 3DS virtual console.   These new versions of the game have been s...

‘The Jungle Book’ stunning visuals brings animals to life

Promotional photo from official Facebook page.

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

May 5, 2016

My dad would have taken me to a lot more kids movies when I was growing up if they were made like the newest version of "The Jungle Book."Disney's remake of its own cartoon classic was visually stunning. The CGI animation made you feel like you were actually running alongside a pack of buffalo through t...

Why revamp the classics?

Sarah Fielder, senior liberal studies major, shares her take on remakes. Photo credit: Romeo Espinal

Carly Plemons

April 30, 2016

Watch student responses at the end of the article. Living in a society filled with remake after remake and countless sequels that never measure up to the original movie leaves a person to wonder: Is the entertainment industry just out of ideas? How many “Mean Girls 2” (2011) incidents or Disney mo...

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