The Californian

Sonic the hedgehog is out for anxious fans to watch, and it did not dissapoint

The final design of Sonic the Hedgehog satisfied fans after backlash on an earlier attempt to make Sonic's design more realistic.

Rebecca Newman, Graphics Editor

April 19, 2020

In recent years, the prospect of video game movies has been revived through the financial and cultural growth of popular video game franchises. When “Detective Pikachu” was released in 2019, a niche genre for movies seemed to promise a surprising comeback — and “Sonic the Hedgehog” by Paramount...

‘Detective Pikachu’ brings a furry friend to the big screen

‘Detective Pikachu’ brings a furry friend to the big screen

Kristen Choi, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

The world’s favorite yellow rodent finally made his electrifying live-action debut in “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”. Based on the 2016 game of the same name, the film explores a Pokémon universe with references to prior video games such as Pokémon Red Version and the long-running anime Pokémon. ...

‘Klingon’ to ‘Star Trek’

‘Klingon’ to ‘Star Trek’

Marlena Granieri, Staff Writer

June 5, 2013

Summer’s off to a great start with hot men in space. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” is emerging into the light to shine with great passion and a whole lot of stress. “Star Trek” is a world famous series that started in the 1960s, and is filled with intense action and strong relationships. “Star...

‘Breaking Dawn: Part 1’ movie review

November 18, 2011

by Sydnie Parker, A&E Editor “Breaking Dawn: Part 1,” the fourth installment in the now hugely popular “Twilight” series, can be best compared  to an extremely cheap buffet:  mix some sub-par acting, enough dramatic pauses to put a soap opera to shame, and just the right amount of shirtless men to make the preteens in the theater wet t...

Drive is Nonstop Fun

September 29, 2011

By: Jacob Hirsohn Staff Writer Movie: Drive Grade: A+ Since I saw “Drive” on it’s opening night on Sept. 16, I have been talking about it pretty much nonstop. A lot of people have told me that it didn’t look like anything special, just another action movie along the lines of the “Fast ...