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12 Years A Slave Delivers Stunning Performances

12 Years A Slave Delivers Stunning Performances

Jonathan Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2013

12 Years a Slave is that type of film that entices every kind of movie goer, even an action hound such as myself. The rave reviews and the Oscar buzz were more than enough to set my ears aflame and my curiosity peaked. Of course, I have been let down by such hype before, and almost all of the time, I ...

New Korean movie : The Face Reader

Heejoong Chung, The Impact Staff

November 9, 2013

The face reader is an upcoming South Korean film starring Song Kang-ho as the son of a disgraced noble family who goes around Joseon and studies physiognomy. He is able to assess the personality, mental state and habits of a person by looking at his or her face. His talents bring him to the royal courts...

Captain Phillips:Review

Captain Phillips:Review

Bryan Reyes, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

  As the U.S Maersk Alabama slowly herds along the Somali coast line and the ship slowly visions two small undetected objects in their radar the rest of the film well exceed your exceptions. This is an intense true story about Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking of the Somali pirates...

Prisoners:Review

Prisoners:Review

Brian Reyes, Impact Staff

October 7, 2013

Giving you that  urgency just from the title alone, Prisoners throws you just that and a whole lot more. The edge of your seat dark and twisted drama tells us a story about how far will you go to save and protect your loved ones. Those are the questions raised in Villeneuve’s fifth movie, a threatening...

Remember the Alamo Drafthouse

Remember the Alamo Drafthouse

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2013

No parties to go to? Don’t feel like getting dressed up to go out but not willing to sit home stuck in the endless Saturday night loop of “What do you want to do?/I don’t know, what do you want to do?” Well, break the cycle this weekend with a trip to Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers. Alamo...

Fruitvale Station: Review

Fruitvale Station: Review

Bryan Reyes, Impact Staff

September 26, 2013

There was not a person in the theater that did not wipe a tear. Winner of the audience award at the 2013 Sundance film festival, Fruitvale Station touches on the true story and struggle of a young man Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed in an Oakland train station in the early hours of New Year’s...

Goodbye, Dexter Morgan

Goodbye, Dexter Morgan

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff

September 26, 2013

Eight seasons. 96 episodes spanning over eight years. And Dexter is over. (SEASON 8 SPOILERS - OBVIOUSLY) Read More »...

Olympus Has Fallen Is A Decent Die Hard Knockoff

Olympus Has Fallen Is A Decent Die Hard Knockoff

Jon Gonzales, Corrrespondent

May 12, 2013

Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. What? What is this? A Die Hard knockoff in 2013? Why we haven’...

Tom Cruise Thrust into “Oblivion”

Tom Cruise Thrust into “Oblivion”

Sasha Majette, Online Editor

March 20, 2013

Tom Cruise’s latest action flick takes place in a post apocalyptic world after an alien race war has destroyed earth. Cruise plays a drone repairman stationed on earth  60 years after the war.  The movie, like most movies made within the last 5 years is based off another medium. This time the movie...

Stephanie Meyer Hopes to Host Another Success

Stephanie Meyer Hopes to Host Another Success

Sasha Majette, Online Editor

March 14, 2013

The Host is an upcoming movie featuring the work of popular romance novalist Stephanie Meyer, Meyers writing style has captivated many with her hybrid use of sci-fi, fantasy and romance. The Host begins as your average love story until it’s revealed that the two lovers are actually some of the last...

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