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Multiversus makes players double up to double the fun

David Kim, Staff Reporter September 30, 2022

“PREPARE YOURSELF!” That’s the male announcer-type voice that players hear when they load into the recently released Multiversus game and turn to face their opponents. This novel and competitive...

Alienoid movie poster features popular South Korean actress Kim Tae-ri, known for her film debut in 2016s The Handmaiden, (left) and her father, an alien known as Guard. The film, the first of two parts, blends several genres ranging from science fiction to action to comedy.

South Korean film, ‘Alienoid,’ mixes sci-fi, action, fantasy and comedy to a more confusing than fun ride

Chris Lee, Staff Reporter September 23, 2022

Perhaps in the planning stages of “Alienoid,” the idea to mix time-traveling, interplanetary robots (sci-fi) with dosas in search of a powerful blade (the hero’s journey) sounded too good to be true. And...

Knotts Berry Farms annual Halloween fright fest will debut tonight, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m., ending at 1 a.m. the next morning. Because of a new park policy, Sunny Hills students and minors 17 and under will be banned from enjoying Knotts Scary Farm unless they are accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.

For the first time, those 17 and under won’t experience the frights of Knott’s Scary Farm unless accompanied by an adult

Faith Jung, Social Media Manager September 22, 2022

As Knott’s Berry Farm turns into Knott’s Scary Farm for the first time this year tonight, Sept. 22, and through Halloween, those 17 and under will be banned from the Buena Park venue unless accompanied...

Amazon Primes new series, a prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, takes its characters on several journeys throughout the J.R.R. Tolkien world. This scene appears in the third episode of The Rings of Power in which one of the protagonists, the elf Galadriel, travels to Numenor, the land of men.

Amazon Prime’s $715 million “Rings of Power” shines

Alexxa Berumen, Feature Editor September 17, 2022

July 29, 1954, marked the beginning of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy and decades later, the “Lord of the Rings” movie franchise, leading fantasy-fiction fans down a winding path of elves,...

Gamma 1 (left) gets ready to defend himself as Son Gohan angrily charges up a ki blast in this artist rendering of a scene in the middle of “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero,” a film released earlier this school year.

Latest movie installment of ‘80s Japanese anime, Dragon Ball, still ‘Super’

David Kim, Staff Reporter September 12, 2022

KA-ME-HA-ME-HA! That’s the signature attack that most protagonists in the Dragon Ball TV and movie series shout out loud before a shining whitish-blue beam obliterates the villain. But in the recently...

Lil Huddy’s debut album “Teenage Heartbreak” showcases the young artist’s potential as the next great pop-punk musician with 11 tracks.

Lil Huddy’s debut album “Teenage Heartbreak” taps into niche of pop-punk genre fans

Andrew Park, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 23, 2022

Screeching, distorted guitar sound. Autotune-pitched vocals. Basic, vulgar lyrics. These elements that 20-year-old artist Lil Huddy infuses into his pop-punk debut album, “Teenage Heartbreak,” could...

After making an impressive appearance on season 19 of the “American Idol” before withdrawing from the competition, 19-year-old Benson Boone returns to the music scene with his debut single. “GHOST TOWN” conveys sorrowful and pensive emotions felt after a breakup.

Debut song by upcoming artist Benson Boone impressive

Justin Pak, Copy Editor May 18, 2022

Whether it’s watching from the sidelines or having first-hand experience, being involved in a sour and rapidly plummeting relationship is a situation many people can relate to. Upcoming artist Benson...

Doctor Strange blasts orange rays in a clash with the Scarlet Witch at the Kamar Taj, the training grounds for mystic art.

‘Doctor Strange 2’ delivers out of the universe experience with unconventional plot

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor May 17, 2022

Strange plus mad — “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” has the perfect ingredients for a thrilling blockbuster to bewitch viewers with its novel level of gore and character depth. With...

Apple TV+’s “Pachinko” focuses on generations of a Korean family dating back to World War II.

‘Pachinko’s’ references to bitter history between Korea, Japan makes it a must-see

Irene Sheen, Special Sections Editor May 16, 2022

Shah-la, la-la-la-la live for today.  With The Grass Roots’ timeless 1967 rock classic, “Let’s Live For Today,” playing in the background, the camera captures cast members flaunting their disco...

Chelsea Holmes (left) plays Kelly Mallet, the cousin of Sam Straleys Lloyd “Shrub” Mallet, in Foxs latest attempt at a mockumentary series, Welcome to Flatch. The 14-episode debut season is scheduled to end May 26.

Fox’s ‘Welcome to Flatch’ needs less corny jokes to succeed

Scarlett Chang May 2, 2022

A new venture by Fox, “Welcome to Flatch” is a rural take on documentary comedies, yet based on the premiere episode, it falls short of the expectations set by iconic TV series such as Fox’s “This...

Teen musician Keedron Byrant of Florida created a 50-second video of him singing I JUST WANNA LIVE in response to the death of George Floyd two years ago. Prominent figures like actor Will Smith helped the YouTube video go viral by mentioning it or talking about it or tagging it in their social media handles.

Teenage musician Keedron Bryant to actor Will Smith: ‘Keep your head up’

Hannah Lee, Opinion Editor April 4, 2022

To teen music artist Keedron Bryant, Oscar best actor winner Will Smith was among those who helped catapult his career two years ago. Shortly after the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd at the hands...

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