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ASIJ Reacts to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Article by Maia Macek, Writer

April 6, 2020

The first day back from winter break and the library was buzzing with all sorts of opinions on the latest and final Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the film which generated 374 million dollars internationally on its opening weekend.  Skywalker is, ...

Refrozen: A Beloved Film Gets a Sequel

Refrozen: A Beloved Film Gets a Sequel

Article by Lisa Neureiter, Writer

February 7, 2020

Over Thanksgiving break, the widely anticipated film Frozen 2 opened at theaters worldwide. The original film, Frozen — from the movie itself to the merchandise to the catchy songs — had become a beloved hit that people from all walks of life could respect and enjoy. Released in 2013, Frozen took...

To All the Boys… Brings Change to TV

To All the Boys... Brings Change to TV

Article by Emma Rekate, Writer, Photographer

October 18, 2018

In the past couple of years, there has been an increasing number of movies and television shows that have leading characters who are Asian. In addition to this, there have been more mixed-race families and relationships in movies and TV that aren’t the main plot of the story or aren’t seen as so...

Mind-bending Maniac

Mind-bending Maniac

Article by Alex Katsuleres, Writer

September 30, 2018

In the last decade, few actors have been as popular as Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, the latter even winning an Oscar for Best Actress last year for her work on La La Land. While they’ve both made their names on the big screen, they’ll be coming to the small screen this fall, in a mind-bending Netf...

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