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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

92nd Academy Awards: A Disappointment for Female Led Films

Erik Gustufson, Reporter March 10, 2020

The Academy Awards are a chance to recognize exceptional films and performances of the previous year, unless you’re a woman. Some of the best films of the year didn’t get nominated, despite winning...

“Green Day’s”  “Father of All…” is a nauseating punishment that we don’t deserve

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer March 4, 2020

“Green Day’s” “Father of All…” is an anomaly. The album somehow plays it too safe while managing to pursue the worst ideas possible. Although often revisiting the blandest of the group’s...

A still from the Mystery music video. Photo credits courtesy of Paul Holmberg

Ray and Paul Holmberg release their first music video

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 2, 2020

Ray and Paul Holmberg (Drake senior and freshman, respectively) dropped a music video for arguably one of their most popular songs, “Mystery”. Older brother and lead singer Ray performs the vocals,...

Picture courtesy of Creative Commons Licensing.

Lock “Locke and Key” away – and throw away the key

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 2, 2020

I like to imagine that Netflix Originals are a little bit like a mystery house themselves. At first, they seem structured and varied, with solid casting and decent plotlines. But, like most mystery houses,...

“The Turning” is Broken, Just Like You

“The Turning” is Broken, Just Like You

Pace Buchan, Illustrator February 25, 2020

Director Floria Sigismondi's The Turning was the latest adaptation of the classic 1898 horror novella "The Turn of the Screw." The film follows Kate Mandell (Mackenzie Davis) who takes a job as a governess...

Tender Tenders storefront in San Rafael.

Tender Tenders serves up exceptional chicken, mediocre ambiance

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2020

After hearing countless opinions about the crispy chicken and addictive fries at Tender Tenders, I knew that I had to see what the chatter was all about. Tender Tenders, a fast-food restaurant in San Rafael,...

“Fug Yep No. 2” treads water

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer December 29, 2019

Although a nice novelty made for a good cause, The Shins’ new singles lacked the imagination of previous projects. A member of the group recently passed away due to alcoholism, so the single was released...

A look back at “Blade Runner”

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer December 16, 2019

“Blade Runner” (1982) is a convoluted mess. With seven different cuts of the movie, it’s nearly impossible to get a definitive interpretation from the film, but the beauty of “Blade Runner” lies...

“Living With Yourself” fails Paul Rudd

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 11, 2019

The concept portrayed in “Living with Yourself” is nothing new. Back in 2012, the Michael Keaton film “MULTIPLICITY” had a similar premise. Even disregarding the gimmick itself, the existence of...

First Impressions: The Dark Crystal – Age of Rebellion

Hunter Nerviani , Reporter November 29, 2019

“The Dark Crystal: Age of Rebellion” is an episodic prequel to its 1982 film edition by Jim Henson, creator of The Muppets. Released on Netflix on August 30, 2019, it’s clear from the first scene...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ refreshes satire

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer November 28, 2019

“Jojo Rabbit” is a charming coming of age story... set in Nazi Germany. Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) is a ten-year-old German boy during WW2, and proud of it. He dreams of one day joining the ranks of...

Lighthouse Review

Ella Richards, Reporter November 27, 2019

A gray, sickly sea dominates the screen - the sound of an engine fills your ears as a steamboat’s silhouette bobs into the scene. The camera turns to a shot from behind two men facing a desolate, rocky...

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