Cinemaniac: Are You Ready For Summer?

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By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—Summer is the glorious time of year for college students to relax and have a good time. If you’re too busy lounging on the beach or backpacking through Europe, be sure to check out one of these summertime classics. Or, if you’re a broke college students […]

Senior Profile: Desirae Martinez, Reporter And Producer

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By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—I started writing for The Lake Front the spring of my junior year and now find myself as a senior ready to graduate. I will always remember and cherish my time at The Lake Front, especially writing for the Cinemaniacs movie column. Because of the column […]

Summer Blockbusters At Risk Of Being Disappointments

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By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—Summer blockbuster season is almost here, which means explosions, hot actors, explosions, awesome fight scenes, explosions, car chases, and did I mention explosions? While summer blockbusters may not be the most philosophical of movies, there’s no denying that they provide entertainment to millions of people. But […]

Cinemaniacs: Are Live-Action Disney Princess Movies A Good Thing?

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By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—It’s a tale as old as time: Hollywood has run out of ideas so they’re rebooting classics. While the pattern has been to remake horror, superhero, and 80s movies, Hollywood is going to a place that seemed almost untouchable: the Disney vault. The latest remake of […]

Cinemaniac: Why Donald Glover Should Be Spider-Man

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By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—After months of rumors, Sony and Marvel confirmed the speculation of nerds everywhere and agreed to share custody of Spider-Man on film. The announcement could not have come at a better time, considering Marvel’s next big movie will follow the storyline from the Civil War comics, […]

Cinemaniac: And The Oscar Goes To…

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Desirae Martinez is a senior mass communications major. She has seen many movies and enjoys commenting about them. Martinez especially enjoys the storyline of films. By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONO—2014 was an ambitious year for movies. Richard Linklater brought his 12-year passion project, Boyhood, to the big screen while Birdman […]