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Vanishing of the Bees: A Preview

As the bee population crisis has shuffled into the consciousness of Californians in recent years, a captivating film screening makes its way to Santa Monica College with prevalent timing. On Tuesday evening, Sept. 25th, Vanishing of the Bees - a documentary directed by Markus Imhoof - will be shown at the Center for Media and Design Campus.

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Tully is an Ode to the Beauty and Struggles of Motherhood

Writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman, the team behind 2007's Juno, have reunited for Tully, a powerful film about motherhood. Charlize Theron plays Marlo, an overworked, stressed-out mother of three with an absent husband (Ron Livingston) whose routine involves going to work, coming home to help the kids with their homework, and preferring to play on his Xbox rather than asking his wife how her day was.

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Skid Row Runners' Documentary Elicit Tears and Applause at LA Live

At the end of the almost hour and a half documentary, the entire theater, some with tears in their eyes, gave a standing ovation not just to the directors of "Skid Row Marathon", but also to those whose struggles and triumphs they had just witnessed. The event, a screening of the documentary, "Skid Row Marathon", was held at the Regal LA Live Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, March 16th and hosted by KTLA’s Mary Beth McDade.

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"Skid Row Marathon" Documentary Screening Comes to DTLA

The documentary, which took four and a half years to make, tells the story of Judge Mitchell, a criminal court judge who starts a running club with residents from a homeless shelter on Skid Row, leading to the unlikely group to run marathons around the world. The film follows them on early-morning training runs around L.A. to marathons in Accra, Ghana and Rome, Italy.

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Black Panther Scratches Out Competition

The highly anticipated film of the year is finally here. When Captain America: Civil War premiered on May 6, 2016 revealing a Black Panther addition to the Marvel series, moviegoers anxiously awaited for its release on Feb. 16, 2018, and it has lived up to the hype. From the costumes, to the massive sets, the film is quite a visual experience.

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“The 15:17 to Paris”: An Emotionless Trainwreck

Clint Eastwood has taken a step back with his new feature film, “The 15:17 to Paris.” The director who often proves his patriotism through his movies depicting American heroes -- whether they be cowboys in the desert or soldiers in battle-- tried to step outside of the box and failed miserably. The documentary style movie is unique because the three main characters, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Anthony Sadler, are played by themselves; however, that was Eastwood's biggest mistake

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SZA takes Ctrl at the Novo

Christmas came early for SZA (pronounced "Sizza") fans when she added a concert date at the Novo in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Her "Ctrl" tour, named after her debut album, originally did not have any North American shows for November due to the fact that she is scheduled to tour the United Kingdom with R&B artist Bryson Tiller.

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Thor: Ragnarok Review (Spoilers Ahead)

The third installment of Marvel’s Thor franchise catches us up on what Thor and the Hulk have been up to during the past two years after the incident in Sokovia featured in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Thor: Ragnorok is the series' best film yet, bringing super hero humor and epic fighting scenes to a whole new level. The film may be less of a superhero movie and more of a comedy with film director Taika Waititi’s humor written all over it.

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Is it all "The Hype"?

Hip Pop Rapper Hoodie Allen dropped his most recent album The Hype on Friday, September 29th. “I think Hoodie’s new album is so creative. I always found myself getting lost in the music throughout the album. Every track was so different, and you can see the hard work put into creating the project,” Hoodie Allen fan, Evan Brown-Bacchus said.

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