Sunday, March 29, 2020

Movies

Bakugo And Deku Finally Team Up In the Beautifully Animated Movie “My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising”

It is no surprise that it has become a smash hit at the box office as it left fans, both old and new, craving more and setting the bar high for future anime films to come.

“To All The Boys: P.S I Still Love You” Presents A Realistic Perspective On Teenage Relationships

Based on the second novel in Jenny Han’s young adult “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” series, Netflix’s “To All...

The Lesson Behind Cretton’s “Just Mercy”

Walter McMillian was arrested for the murder of an 18-year-old girl and was immediately sent to Alabama’s death row before his trial in 1987. When he finally received a trial, it took less than two days to convict him and officially sentence him. Without the dedication of lawyer Bryan Stevenson, his story would have ended there. Now, it has been adapted into a legal drama film.

“The King”: Paradoxically Stale But Engaging

“The King” manages to be a film that is uninspired while also being engaging, creating a film that is decent at best.

“The Laundromat” Is A Bizarre Interpretation Of Corruption

“The Laundromat” is a biographical adaptation of the Panama Papers incident that occurred in 2015 that teaches viewers about the different branches of money laundering.

2019 Viet Film Fest

The Viet Film Festival, which ran from Oct. 11, 2019 to Oct. 13, 2019 in Orange, California, is one of many film festivals that serve the purpose of showcasing the efforts of a minority group.

Two People Walk in to See “Joker”: Here is Their Review

Overall, “Joker” is a well-made film that makes parallels between the modern day and the 1970s. However, the film is not really able to tie those parallels together completely.

Halloween Costume Inspiration From 2019’s Best Film & TV

Here are some Halloween costume ideas from 2019's best TV shows and films including "Midsommar", "Euphoria", "Black Mirror", and "Russian Doll".

“Parasite” Takes You On a Wild Ride

Aided by a killer soundtrack that punctuates the film with levity and suspense in just the right spots, “Parasite” will have theaters cracking up at its witty dialogue in one scene and then on the edge of their seats during another.

Disney Releases New Trailer for “Frozen 2”, an Expected Box Office Hit

On Sept. 30, Walt Disney Animation Studios released their fourth trailer for the upcoming movie “Frozen 2,” the studio’s sixth feature film and third sequel of 2019, which is set to be released on Friday, Nov. 22.

Is The Criticism Of “Tall Girl” Warranted? Yes and No

"Tall Girl" has every teenage movie trope that one could think of. While Netflix movies tend to be a hit or miss—this one was right in between.

The Lumineers: ‘III’s’ Deconstruction of Addiction as a Progressive Disease

Indie folk band, The Lumineers, add to their list of successful albums with the Sept. 13 release of “III” which is accompanied by a short film. Both illustrate the way addiction affects the family dynamic and how it’s carried on in a cycle of transgenerational trauma.

NEWS

First COVID-19 Death In Orange County

Orange County officials reported the county's first death due to COVID-19 on March 24. The individual was a man in his 70s...

Undergraduate Creates Brave Spaces Program To Empower Students

Brave Spaces, a year long course, seeks for students to share their narrative through digital storytelling. The student initiated program was created...

First Confirmed Case Of COVID-19 At UCI

A non-student resident of UCI’s graduate housing tested positive for COVID-19 according to an announcement from the Medical Director of the UCI...

OPINION

The World Should Learn From Taiwan In Fighting The COVID-19 Crisis

If the world learns from anyone about how to handle the COVID-19 crisis, it should learn from Taiwan. Despite its close proximity...

Letter From The Managing Editor: Addressing Faulty Assumptions Made By The ASUCI Senate Parliamentarian

Usually a letter of this nature comes from the Editor-In-Chief, but given that the Editor-In-Chief is the reporter in this situation, this...

Chancellor Gillman, It’s Time To Cancel Class

Editor’s Note: Today, March 10, UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman released an email stating that UCI will be transitioning to a remote learning...

SPORTS

COVID-19’s Effect On Sports

The day began like any ordinary day at UCI on Tuesday, March 10.

UCI Men’s Basketball Suffers Defeat To CSUN 72-70 On Senior Night

The UC Irvine Men’s Basketball team lost to the Cal State Northridge Matadors in their final regular season game ending 72-70 at...

UCI Men’s Volleyball Defeats Grand Canyon University In Four Sets

No. 7 UCI Men’s Volleyball team defeated No. 8 Grand Canyon University Antelopes, 3-1 (25-17, 25-23, 24-26, 25-18) on Feb. 28 at...

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