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‘The Sweeney’ provides thrill and suspense (Review)

‘The Sweeney’ provides thrill and suspense (Review)

Brendan Cross

March 1, 2013

‘The Sweeney,’ starring Ray Winstone, is a crime drama centered around a law enforcement team that come off a bit more brass knuckles when it comes to stopping criminals. Taking place in London, ‘The Sweeney’ is at times very intriguing and at times very slow paced. The action sequences keep...

Panties drop March 6

Vanessa Flores

March 1, 2013

The Los Medanos College Drama Department will be presenting a comedy production called ‘The Underpants,’ a play by Carl Sternheim and adapted by Steve Martin, which will open March 6. ‘The Underpants’ is a play about a German family at a parade for the King in Germany. At the parade, Louise...

Movie Review: A Good Day To Die Hard

February 22, 2013

‘A Good Day To Die Hard ’ Movie Summary: The fifth installment of the series, ‘A Good Day To Die Hard,’ follows John McClane (Bruce Willis) in his search for his son Jack (Jai Courtney). John finds out that Jack is a CIA operative in the midst of stopping a nuclear weapon heist. Released: Feb 14...

‘Stand Up’ brings on the laughs

‘Stand Up’ brings on the laughs

Pete Costanza

February 11, 2013

Stand Up Guys, directed by Fisher Stevens, is a comedy crime film starring two iconic actors that will have you laughing, despite the lack of continuous action. The movie starts with Val, played by Al Pacino, being released from jail after serving 28 years. His best friend Doc, played by Christopher...

Art show to dye for

Art show to dye for

Brendan Cross

February 11, 2013

The Los Medanos College Art Gallery, located within the library, is currently holding an exhibition entitled Iron & Wine: The Ritual of Natural Dye by Deepa Preeti Natarajan. Natarajan, the artist of the gallery, has many intentions for the show in terms of what she wants students to take away...

‘Playbook’ calls all the right plays (Review)

‘Playbook’ calls all the right plays (Review)

Brendan Cross

February 1, 2013

Silver Linings Playbook, directed by David O. Russel, is shuffled under the comedy category but also tugs at the heart strings while journeying through the rough and tumble but endearing road that Pat Solatano, played by Bradley Cooper, travels down on his road to recovery from spending time in a state...

Band director shares story

Band director shares story

Brendan Cross

February 1, 2013

  “I’ve known it was music from high school. My dad was a physicist, and I was really interested in all things scientific when I was growing up. But I soon discovered that I wasn’t good at math. They say that if you are good at music you are going to be good at math too, but that certainly...

Relax in ceramics class

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012

When people think of night classes they think of it as an option for people who work during the day. But some night classes at LMC are for people who want to manage to fit a fun and creative classes into their schedule. This is the case for most of the students in the evening ceramics class. Every...

Austin inspires depth and breadth in writing

Austin inspires depth and breadth in writing

Phillip Kuhn

December 7, 2012

Everyone feels at one point or another, when staring at a blank page, that they have nothing to write. The temptation to plagiarize can be overpowering, and some students take the bait. The consequences, if caught, range from simply failing an assignment to being expelled from school or fired from a...

LMC’s own Miss Antioch

LMC’s own Miss Antioch

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012

  The average student at Los Medanos College takes classes to transfer to a university and receive a degree. They may work, and have a social life outside of school, but for LMC student Kinsey McLaughlin, she’s not only a working college student, she represents Antioch for Miss California USA. After...

Skyfall (Review Crew)

Skyfall (Review Crew)

Eric Martin and Irvin Trigueros

November 30, 2012

‘Skyfall’ Movie Summary:  Daniel Craig stars as agent 007 James Bond whose mission is to protect fellow british agents from being electronically exposed.   Eric says: Skyfall is ok not best 3/5 stars  Sky Fall is the 23rd James Bond thriller and as always Bond movies are full of...

New Twilight film is great (Review)

New Twilight film is great (Review)

Aishling Doherty

November 30, 2012

Knockout movies are few and far between, even in today’s super-saturated movie market, but when they do appear, people know it. When I say this I’m telling the truth. Breaking Dawn Part 2 is personally the best movie out of the Twilight Saga movie franchise. Starring in Breaking Dawn Part 2 is...

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