At 5 p.m. on Monday, police sirens blasted throughout the surrounding streets of Westwood in front of the Fox Village Theater. Helicopters flew overhead and heads turned every which way. A black 1978 Chevrolet El Camino with red stripes came racing in front of the famed movie theater, known for hosting premieres of tent pole films going back as far as the 1930s. Following close behind the vintage car were three law enforcement vehicles labeled “DEA” and cheers from dozens of fans that rivaled the volume of the sirens. Stepping out of the vehicle and onto the red carpet, was the star of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Aaron Paul. Paul plays Jesse Bruce Pinkman, a co-founder of … [Read more...] about Review: A Breaking Bad Movie is a triumph for Netflix
By Daniel DeMarco |Copy Editor| Some people want more from their entertainment than, well, entertainment. Unfortunately for those people, fulfilling that need can prove difficult due to the obvious reason that this sort of product is much more artistically demanding to make and thus, not abundant in supply, but also because the spotlight is often reserved for the worst of the worst in radio pop music, reality television, and further simple-minded entertainment. “The Wire” is routinely included in the lineup of countdowns for “the greatest television show/drama ever.” Entertainment Weekly announced it as number one on their list in 2013. On IMDb, the series holds a … [Read more...] about The Wire still sets the standard for television perfection
By Alejandro Cardenas |Staff Writer| “Better Call Saul” is a dark and zany spin-off that has potential to spring out from the massive shadow cast by its predecessor, “Breaking Bad”. The 6.9 million viewers that tuned in to watch Saul’s launch made it the best series premiere in cable television history within the 18-49 year old adult demographic. “At first, I was iffy about yet another television spin-off, but after the first two episodes of “Better Call Saul,” I’ve been hooked”, said CSUSB Junior Dyanna Chavez. With the creator of this show, Vince Gilligan, having created the behemoth that was “Breaking Bad,” pressure has been put on him to bring the viewers a show that is … [Read more...] about Have a problem? Better Call Saul
By Yeana Kim |Staff writer| A large variety of TV shows are coming up in 2013. This week at CSUSB students are anticipating the airing of some of their favorite shows. "I am willing to watch "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad." I like "Modern Family" because it is funny and it is humorous," said graduate student Sara Chin. Chin also mentions that the show looks at what we now consider modern, like a Southern California family living in Los Angeles and it looks at generational differences, sexual orientation differences and the idea of growing up, which makes the show serious, yet funny and approachable. "I am looking forward to watch 'Once Upon a Time.' This TV program shows us … [Read more...] about COYOTE WATCH: What do you have to say?