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“Keep loving, El Paso”: Film adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s young adult novel stuns audiences following public release

One year, two months and 13 days after its premiere at the 47th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the film adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” began streaming to audiences on November 14. The film follows Aristotle Mendoza (Max Pelayo), also known as Ari, a 15-year-old Mexican-American growing up in El ...

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One Piece makes its long-awaited live-action debut

After multiple attempts to create an accurate live-action version of a highly known anime, Netflix may have finally gotten it right with its new live-action adaptation of “One Piece” with its surprising precise shots from the original show.   “One Piece” is a highly popular and long running Japanese manga and anime series. It debuted as a manga series in ...

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Under the Sea. . . Again

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Disney’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” has been a subject of controversy since it was first announced; however, its release has provided an experience full of fun and joy and finds itself just as magical as the original cartoon.  The film follows Ariel (Halle Bailey), the fun-loving, red-headed mermaid who has a curiosity about the human world above her. After saving ...

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‘Heartstopper’ Review: a must add to your watch list

“Heartstopper,” Netflix’s newest LGBTQ+ show, dropped on April 22 and is a show that everyone should watch for more than its wholesome content. The show was originally a 2016 webtoon comic by Alice Oseman, which follows British teens Charlie Spring and Nick Nelson on their unlikely friendship as they navigate high school, teenage love and self-discovery. “Heartstopper” had a 5-year ...

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Super Bowl LVI: The good, bad, and worst

The Super Bowl aired to an audience of 117 million viewers who took the time out of their day to watch the brawl between the Rams and the Bengals, which the Rams arose as champions with a final score of 23-20. But it’s already been known as it was a hot topic on campus the following day. What we’re here ...

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Mac Miller ‘Faces’: a dive into the late artist’s mind

While Mac Miller’s mixtape “Faces” has been released for independent download since May 2014, it was released fully and on all platforms on Oct. 15, receiving praise from his fans as a reminder of how music touches our souls even after the singer has passed. “Faces” is considered as the mixtape that changed Mac Miller’s career, but some argue “Watching ...

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Emmy red carpet looks: the best and the worst

The 2021 Emmy awards aired on Sept. 19 with a variety of outstanding actresses and actors. Out of some of those outstanding celebrities, only a few of them went all out in their attire for the awards. Let’s look at some of the best and worst looks from the red carpet. The Best: MJ Rodrigues MJ Rodrigues’ Emmy red carpet ...

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Passage 2 India gives South Asian flavor

Passage 2 India, a family owned traditional restaurant, stands tall but does not stand out. When I arrived at the restaurant with my best friend, the smell was apparent the second we got out of the car: Spices and home recipes wafted all the way down the block. When my party came inside, we were greeted with traditional music and ...

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New addition to “The Conjuring” series frightens fans (again)

The Conjuring Franchise has once again made fans jump out of their seats with the recently released movie, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.” Michael Chaves, the film’s director, also directed “The Curse of La Llorona,” which is also part of the Conjuring franchise. Chaves hasn’t had extensive experience with directing, specifically in the horror department, but his ...

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