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At home and entertained: Movies and TV shows to watch during shelter-in-place

At home and entertained: Movies and TV shows to watch during shelter-in-place

by Lakshmi Mulgund, TALON Reporter

May 4, 2020

While we are all stuck at home with the continuing shelter-in-place order, TV shows and movies have emerged as essential sources of entertainment for everyone. Here is a selection of four of the best ones to watch, ranging from comedies to dramas to romance, that are sure to spice up your day! EMMA ...

Movie review: The simplicity of “Amélie”

Movie review: The simplicity of “Amélie”

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

April 26, 2020

An old blind man staggers near a curb, poking his cane at the street below. The camera zooms in on a quirky French girl’s bob-haircut-framed face as she steps up to take his arm to guide him across the bustling road. They bumpily weave through the crowd, zipping past colorful shops. Her sing-song v...

Best of year: Movies from the past, present and future

From top to bottom: Movie posters from the films

by Alysa Suleiman, Sports Reporter

February 20, 2020

Looking Forward to in 2020 To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You Following Netflix’s extremely popular “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” this sequel follows the unintended mailing of love letters and explores Lara Jean and Peter’s blossoming relationship. Hilarious and with all the r...

Warming up your winter with four hot new movies

Warming up your winter with four hot new movies

by Erica Cai, Reporter

December 8, 2018

As winter break is approaching, people are scrambling to make holiday plans and book last-minute flights. However, for those not interested in straying too far from the comforts of home, these four movies debuting this December will be the perfect touch to a laid-back and entertaining vacation. Ma...

Crazy Rich RepresentAsian: Crazy Rich Asians sets a new benchmark for Asian portrayal in popular media

Crazy Rich RepresentAsian: Crazy Rich Asians sets a new benchmark for Asian portrayal in popular media

by Gloria Zhang and Nina Gee

September 3, 2018

Before the classic high school plot of “The D.U.F.F” was “Mean Girls”, and before “Mean Girls” was “Clueless”. Before the romantic musical of “La La Land” was “Singin’ In the Rain”. Before the fake-relationship narrative of “The Proposal” was “How to Lose a Guy in 10 ...

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