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Urban Legends – Linda Vista Community Hospital

Arlene LeosPlasenciaJanuary 16, 2022
Urban Legends – Linda Vista Community Hospital

In Boyle Heights, on the corner of South St Louis and Inez Street, is the old Linda Vista Community Hospital. This building is one of the oldest medical facilities in Los Angeles. Although the hospital initially opened its doors in…

Magical Girl Site (2013) Manga Review: It’s Not Madoka and That’s Completely Okay

Javiera VegaJanuary 16, 2022
Magical Girl Site (2013) Manga Review: It’s Not Madoka and That’s Completely Okay

At some point in history, the magical girl genre existed as the pinnacle of wholesomeness. Yet, Madoka Magica became a staple as the deconstruction of it. At this time, it is fair to say that only a few pieces of…

Effects (1979) Film Review – The Snuff Of Legends

Jim CoxJanuary 15, 2022
Effects (1979) Film Review – The Snuff Of Legends

When it comes to lost media, there are a variety of reasons as to how the media came to be missing in the first place. But, by far the most egregious reason, in my opinion anyway, is legal battles over…

Verona: A Ghost Story by Benedict Ashforth Book Review

Arlene LeosPlasenciaJanuary 14, 2022
Verona: A Ghost Story by Benedict Ashforth Book Review

When I first laid eyes on the cover of Verona: A Ghost Story written by Benedict Ashforth, it seemed simple and right to the point; a stained-glass window depicting a black unicorn with red eyes. There was no doubt in…

The Legend of La Llorona (2022) Film Review – Soggy Vengeance

Jenny MugridgeJanuary 14, 2022
The Legend of La Llorona (2022) Film Review – Soggy Vengeance

Trigger warnings for child loss, miscarriage, infanticide and drowning The Legend of La Llorona is a horror story about a woman haunted – not by a ghost, but by her insufferable idiot of a husband. Okay fine, it’s about the…

The Runner (2022) Film Review – Pain, Pleasure and the Unknown

Adam SymchukJanuary 13, 2022
The Runner (2022) Film Review – Pain, Pleasure and the Unknown

Vocalist Jae Matthews and producer Augustus Muller have been making music under the name Boy Harsher since 2013, amassing a cult following with the track “Pain” serving as an underground hit that brought them to the attention of many. The…