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Daniel Kaluuya, left, and Jodie Turner-Smith, right, star in the 2019 film Queen & Slim. Photo by Andre D. Wagner/ Universal Pictures

REVIEW: ‘Queen & Slim’ brings an updated Bonnie and Clyde to the big screen

Screening of 2019 movie wraps annual Black Film Fridays at City College
Tresean Osgood, Multimedia Journalist February 23, 2024
The screening of the 2019 movie marks the end of Black Film Fridays at San Diego City College.
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Train to Busan

REVIEW: “Train To Busan” a ride of a lifetime

South Korean film is thrilling, zombie-packed
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 29, 2020
Horror movies have had a trend of overproducing certain ideas. “Train to Busan” was the exception.
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REVIEW: Parasite

Director Bong Joon-ho’s latest film will keep you guessing
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer February 24, 2020
I just saw the four-time Oscar-winning film "Parasite" and it did not disappoint. The film is completely subtitled, which I personally liked, and follows the Kims, a poor and unemployed family that con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. 
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Logo of Avengers: Endgame.

Decade Review: Movies

Movies over the decade.
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 27, 2019
The past decade was dominated by superhero movies that won a trove of awards.
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REVIEW: “Knives Out”

“Knives Out” draws seasoned actors together for a thrilling experience.
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 13, 2019
Staring Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, and and Michael Shannon, Knives Out is a mystery, comedy-thriller film.
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REVIEW: “Queen & Slim”

Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, “Queen & Slim” is worth your time.
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 12, 2019
Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, "Queen and Slim" is a solid drama-thriller film that will make you either root, or feel bad, for the fugitives.
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REVIEW: “Avengers: Endgame”

“Avengers: Endgame” marks the end of an era.
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 11, 2019
Marvel brings back for the last time famous characters such as Tony Stark, Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner, in the Avengers finale. #MikalsMovieRating 10/10
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REVIEW: “Ford v Ferrari”

Matt Damon and Christian Bale delivered outstanding performances in “Ford v Ferrari”
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer December 9, 2019
Taking place in Dearborn, Michigan, “Ford v Ferrari” told the story of the growth of Ford from a third-person perspective.
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Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers.

REVIEW: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is what you didn’t know your childhood needed this holiday
Asha Said, Contributer December 4, 2019
Directed by Marielle Heller and starring none other than Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is a refreshing sentimental film just right for this holiday season.
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A child rides a tricycle through a hallway.

REVIEW: “Doctor Sleep” is not a movie to be slept on

"Doctor Sleep" continues the story that began in the Stephen King film "The Shining"
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer November 19, 2019

“Doctor Sleep” is a 2019 film directed by Mike Flanagan and stars Ewan McGregor. It's a continuation of Stephen King's "The Shining." Even if you haven't seen that film you've likely heard the line,...

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‘Mandy’ brings balanced action-horror nostalgia

The movie featuring Nicolas Cage is currently showing at the ArcLight theater in La Jolla.
Nick Reed, Contributor October 9, 2018
Armed with a crossbow, Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) forges a battle axe and sets out to end the lives of the deranged cult and the somewhat mythical creatures assisting them in Panos Cosmatos’ sophomore film, “Mandy.”
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Billy Bob Thorton and Sandra Bullock star in “Our Brand is Crisis.” Official Facebook image.

Movie Review: Bullock and Thornton score big in ‘Our Brand is Crisis’

Tom Andrew November 24, 2015

The plot for “Our Brand Is Crisis” is one we've seen before, but only at first glance. There are a few things about this "we need you to come out of early retirement to help us save the day"...

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