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To infinity and beyond 10 years: C Lo’s Movie Reviews

May 2, 2018 Opinion

It’s all come down to this. 10 years in the making, from 2008’s “Iron Man” all the way up to this February’s “Black Panther” — that’s almost half of my life. The Marvel cinematic universe has always brought joy to me with every new film that builds upon their franchise. I’ve grown up with these ...

Find your place in the entertainment Arts & Media industry

April 17, 2018 News

Students are welcome to be a part of and learn from professionals from the Film, Music, Performing Arts, Broadcasting & Immersive & Social Media industry this Wednesday April 18 at 10 a.m at the Jack Adams Hall. The discussion panel will consist of SFSU alumni, Jannette Bivoni (2011), Alicia Mayo (2017), David Owenm (1991) and ...

Diversity in media matters

September 27, 2017 Opinion

As a ‘90s kid, I grew up watching the Walt Disney channel. My favorite show, which was set in San Francisco, was “That’s So Raven.” It resonated with me because she was one of the few actresses on my favorite network that looked like me. Her character was funny, smart, goofy, crazy and addressed topics ...

Oscar-winner Jonas Rivera to share his story with graduates at commencement

May 18, 2016 Life

Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015 film “Inside Out,” taking the stage with director Pete Docter in February was nothing short of surreal. “It didn’t hit me until we were done,” ...

“The Force Awakens” is bound to disappoint

October 26, 2015 Opinion

A long, long time ago in a barn far, far away, the Virgin Mary gave birth to a little, bloody baby Jesus. Mary gave life to our lord and savior so we could eventually celebrate his birth with bright Christmas trees and overplayed Mariah Carey songs. But she did not push out a messiah so ...

Audiences groan over excessive Hollywood remakes

October 6, 2015 Opinion

Whenever a Hollywood reboot, sequel or spinoff is announced, you can hear the faint sounds of a million angry people screaming about today’s unoriginal movie market. If you listen closely enough, you can even hear the shrieks of people pleading with Hollywood to stop remaking their favorite childhood movies. The freshest screams stem from the new, animated Ghostbusters movie ...