Reviews

Bird Scooters take over the United States, and now Fresno

By |2018-09-18T13:35:30+00:00September 18th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, News, Reviews|

Are Bird Scooters the future or a fad? Popular cities all over the U.S have been invaded by Birds, but not the aviary type. Bird is a Scooter Sharing Company based out of Santa Monica, California. Founded by the former executive of Uber and Lyft, Travis VanderZanden aims to bring a new form of city transportation to the table.

Review: The Bitter Side of Sweet

By |2018-09-11T13:38:48+00:00September 11th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews|

The Bitter Side of Sweet, by Tara Sullivan, shares the story of Amadou, a fifteen-year old boy and his eight-year old brother Seydou. Imprisoned on a cocoa farm that uses child labor in the center of Ivory Coast, Africa, the brothers fight to survive and reach harvesting quotas each day.

Christopher Robin movie review

By |2018-08-30T13:37:07+00:00August 30th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Reviews|

Recreating one of the most iconic Disney movies of all time, Christopher Robin aims to remind the audience of the simplicity of life. With classic character appearances such as Winnie the Pooh (Jim Cummings), Piglet (Nick Mohammed), and Eeyore (Brad Garrett), the 2018 version adds a little more magic and heart to the already lovable classic.

Charlie Puth contributes refreshing presence to pop music in ‘Voicenotes’

By |2018-05-22T10:28:40+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Reviews|

After the smashing success of songs such as Attention and How Long, Charlie Puth has put out his sophomore studio album, Voicenotes. When comparing his previous album, “Nine Track Mind”, this one is much more original and unique. He applies a unique jazz and funk swagger to his music unlike anything currently on the radio.

Broadway Aladdin combines theatrical talent with modern comedy

By |2018-05-04T09:53:37+00:00May 4th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Reviews|

Performed live in the New Amsterdam Theater on Broadway in New York City; Disney production Aladdin brought a classic story to life using comedy and extravagant actors. Aladdin the Disney movie was originally made in 1992. The musical has been on Broadway for four years since 2014 in the New Amsterdam Theater. The team who made the play has won over 20 Tony Awards in a collective amount.

Theatre Review: Legally Blonde fails to meet expectations

By |2018-05-02T09:43:40+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 2, Reviews|

The movie version, featuring Reese Witherspoon is a well known and classic movie. Unfortunately CMT’s theatre version pales in comparison. From the costumes to the singing the show was a disappointment, even though there wasn’t much to look forward to after seeing Annie in December.

Local FPU production features familiar voice, acting

By |2018-05-04T14:32:22+00:00April 17th, 2018|Reviews|

Guys and Dolls, a beloved musical from the 1950’s was recently performed by Fresno Pacific University's Theater Program along with other actors. The play featured 23 musical numbers all enthralling in their own right. The musical is based off multiple of Damon Runyon’s short stories. Runyon’s stories were mainly focused on the New York Broadway scene and this continues within Guys and Dolls. One of the lead roles was played by FCS alumni and FPU junior Robbie Hill. The musical was directed by Brooke Aiello.

The Phantom of the Opera draws in audience

By |2018-05-04T14:31:55+00:00April 14th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Reviews|

Phantom of the Opera recently celebrated its 30 year anniversary, making it the longest running show on Broadway ever. The show is based on the horror novel by French author Gaston Leroux, and has then since been adapted into several films.

Thirty Seconds to Mars releases ‘America’

By |2018-04-17T13:53:02+00:00April 13th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Reviews|

After a five year period of silence, Alternative rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars recently released their fifth studio album, America. I had never listened to the band prior to the album and I was shocked to see it was led by Jared Leto, who I recognized from "Suicide Squad" when he played The Joker. He also starred in movies such as "Dallas Buyers Club", and Blade Runner 2049.

Fortnite offers free, cross-platform gaming

By |2018-04-17T10:57:54+00:00April 11th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Feature Podcast, Reviews|

Popular game dominates the Battle Royale genre Fortnite allows you to play with up to four friends for free in a Battle Royale style match with players from around the world. In an era of increasing technological integration, virtual pastimes have become more popular. One of the most recent popular video [...]

Fresno Christian Schools - 7280 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93720 - 559.229.1695 Facebook Soundcloud Twitter Vimeo Instagram Email SmugMug September 23, 2018 - 08:05 am