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‘42’

‘42’

Brendan Cross and Dakotah Zabroski

April 19, 2013

Movie Summary: “42” tells the story of Jackie Robinson, who was the first African American player in the Major Leagues. Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson and Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, who insisted that Robinson be signed in the first place. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 2 hours 8 minutes. Genre:...

The 1920s are calling

Alexandra Tagliamonte

April 19, 2013

LMC held an open mic night in the cafeteria Friday April 12 with the theme being a 1920s Speakeasy. The event was hosted by LMC’s Honors and Shenanigans clubs. Honors aims to promote excellence while Shenanigans helps student hone their improv skills. The event was held from 6 to 9 p.m. and the...

LMC’s performance underwhelming

LMC’s performance underwhelming

Brendan Cross

April 19, 2013

The East County Select Band and Los Medanos College Concert Band played a joint concert together last Sunday. The East County Select Band is made up of instrumentalists from Deer Valley High School, Freedom High School, Liberty High School, Heritage High School, and Pittsburg High School. The LMC...

‘Evil Dead’ not as good as the original

‘Evil Dead’ not as good as the original

Brendan Cross

April 12, 2013

“Evil Dead” is a remake of “The Evil Dead,” which was released in 1981 to rave reviews. The idea of the series was to not only scare people, but also make them laugh. The idea of the trilogy (“The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead II,” “Army Of Darkness”) was to take a genre that is normally...

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ Movie Review

‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ Movie Review

April 5, 2013

Movie Summary: In the sequel, the Joes are fighting thier most hated enemies, the Cobra. They also must contend with the government who threaten to shut down their existence as a unit. Stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum, Walton Goggins, Ray Stevenson, Adrianne Palicki, D.J. C...

RPG a gaming escape

RPG a gaming escape

Christine Menchaca

April 5, 2013

Imagine a place where you could escape from the everyday stress and tedium of college life and enter a world full of magic, warfare and friendship. For the members of the LMC Role Players Club, this is their reality. Members meet almost every day to engage with friends and play traditional role-playing...

Review Crew ‘Admission’

Review Crew ‘Admission’

Brendan Cross, Kenzie McMillan, Dakotah Zabroski

March 29, 2013

Movie summary: A Princeton admissions officer, played by Tina Fey, is up for a promotion and takes a risk by pushing a transcript of a brilliant student with poor grades, played by Nat Wolff, trying to get him into college. Paul Rudd, Gloria Reuben and Wallace Shawn co-star. Directed by Paul Weitz. Writte...

A crippling dark comedy

A crippling dark comedy

Brendan Cross

March 29, 2013

“The Underpants,” the first play of the spring semester was quite a success, but now the Drama Department is full steam ahead in prepping their latest production, ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan.’ “The Cripple of Inishmaan” can essentially be described as a dark Irish comedy. A Hollywood film...

Dye reception and workshop informs

Dye reception and workshop informs

Brendan Cross

March 12, 2013

Deepa Preeti Natarajan’s “Iron & Wine: The Ritual Of Natural Dye,” art exhibit opened Thursday, Feb. 28 in The Los Medanos College Art Gallery. Art classes, other students, and passersby of all forms flocked into the gallery to appreciate some art, eat some snacks, and to learn about the...

Bands in full harmony

Bands in full harmony

Brendan Cross

March 12, 2013

The Los Medanos College Concert Band and Northern California Community College Honor Band played a joint concert last Thursday night at the LMC Recital Hall. It was the first concert of the year for the LMC Concert Band, as they played three songs; “Colonial Song” by Percy Granger, “The Leaves...

Opening night of play a big success

Opening night of play a big success

Vanessa Flores

March 12, 2013

The Los Medanos College Drama Department’s latest play, presented by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin entitled “The Underpants” opened Wednesday night in the drama department at the Little Theater. The story revolves around the main characters – a German couple, Theo and Louise Maske,...

‘Snitch’ (Movie Review)

March 1, 2013

Movie Summary: John Matthews, played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, goes undercover in the narcotics business to minimize his son’s prison sentence,. Also starring Rafi Gayron, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, and Michael Kenneth Williams. Runtime: 1 Hr 52 Mins. Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Myster...

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