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Disney Movie “Zootopia” raises social issues

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Violet Canelo

March 4, 2016

Disney’s upcoming film, “Zootopia,” directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and co-director Jared Bush, is a light-hearted comedic animated film, which takes place in a world where animals have evolved to live collectively in an enormous diverse city. While being visually fascinating, the film provides...

Summer Film Fest Five

Saffana Hijaz

May 29, 2015

CSUN's Associated Students Production team will host the fifth annual Summer Movie Fest starting with a showing of "Clueless" next Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. The event started back in 2010 by CSUN alumni Leanne Vincent to a crowd of about 300 on the lawn near the bookstore and has since expanded...

A frequent showcase of sci-fi

Sahar El-Ghali working on set with the main actors David A. Jørgensen and Joseph Barone.

Nicolette Hinojos

May 4, 2015

Follow @nicolettehinojo // The first horror/sci-fi thriller genre thesis film to come out of CSUN will premiere at the annual Senior Showcase held in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. "The Frequencies" is about the close relationship of two brothers and how they work together to get rid of life-draining creatures that escaped from an energy source the older brother helped discover. The film was inspired by both...

‘Fifty Shades’ of disappointment

'Fifty Shades' of disappointment

Adriana Celis

February 18, 2015

After months of steamy trailers, “Fifty Shades of Grey” has hit the big screen. If you were looking to come out the theater fanning your heated face after watching the sexy film, you will be sorely disappointed. While the wildly popular book by E.L. James is almost entirely filled with sexually...

Spend spring break with movie classics, courtesy of Netflix

Josh Carlton

April 3, 2014

Finally, the week everyone up to their ears in schoolwork has been waiting for is here: Spring. Fucking. Break. In this digital age of distraction, an entire week off is long enough for you to forget you even go to college. Therefore, the burning question isn’t “how much homework can I get...

Production films on campus this week

Christina Bennett

May 8, 2013

A major production is filming on campus this week and will be using the VPAC and a Jacaranda Hall lab to film several scenes. CSUN students have been recruited as extras for the film. On the film set at the VPAC, manager of facilities Michael Bergantzel said he could not disclose details about the...

Depression in a fantasy world

Alexandra Brell

January 18, 2010

Chances are most of you saw at least one movie over the semester break. Chances are you remained emotionally unscathed as a result. Chances are, though, some of you have fallen prey to the “Avatar" blues. When I first heard about this epidemic, I rolled my eyes so high and far back in my head it hurt. ...

Disney’s ‘Old Dogs’ perfect for the family and holidays

Christine Chen

December 2, 2009

Disney’s “Old Dogs” is a fun-filled movie the whole family can enjoy. With an all-star cast that includes John Travolta, Robin Williams, Kelly Preston, Seth Green and Lori Loughlin. The movie takes place in New York City, where two best friends who have grown up together and formed a business...

Zombieland is Deathly Entertaining

Christine Chen

October 8, 2009

The movie Zombieland is a cross between ‘Resident Evil’ meets ‘Superbad’. It consists of all the scary elements used in a zombie movie, such as, limping dead corpses spewing blood, but it also has hilarious comedy tied into it. One moment you’re on the edge of your seat, squeezing the life...

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