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Must-Watch Halloween Movies for This October

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor It’s finally October, which means Halloween is just around the corner! Halloween for me means fun costume parties, pumpkin patches, eating delicious foods and most importantly, locking myself in my dorm room to binge watch Halloween movies. While there are some great Halloween movies being released, I believe the […]

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Bringin’ the Oldies Back at Blue Starlite

By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Do you ever wish you had a time machine and could go back to when times were simpler? When there were Polaroids, music was played on turntables and diners were the go-to place for hangouts? Lucky for you, the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In makes you feel as if […]

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Summer Activities For Broke Students

By Cain Hernandez Music Journalist If you’ve been overhearing your friends talk about their vacation plans, and have no idea what you’re going to do for the summer break because you have no money, then this is the list for you! I’ve compiled a list of things to do over when break that requires little […]

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You’ve Never Seen Star Wars?!

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor That’s what my boyfriend exclaimed to me in early March this year when he found out I had no clue who Darth Vader was, why Leia is a princess or what kind of animal Jabba the Hutt was. I then decided to binge watch the entire film series to […]

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Everyone’s Ready For Morphin’ Time

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Growing up, I remember going into my brother’s room to look at the pink ranger. She is named Kimberly, so of course I was drawn to her. I didn’t notice much more beyond that about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. For my best friend, the Power Rangers were a […]

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Valentine’s Day Movies for Everyone

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor Some people celebrate Valentine’s Day by gazing into the eyes of their romantic partner over candlelit dinners. Others are annoyed by any mention of the “made-up” holiday. But whatever your situation is, it is the perfect excuse to relax, sit back and watch a movie. I made a list of some of […]

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DC vs. Marvel: What’s the Difference?

By Alisa Pierce Assistant Web Content Manager Superhero movies have finally come to fruition, with fans flocking to theaters to watch their favorite comic book characters come to life on the big screen. Marvel Comics in particular seems to be thriving, as Marvel movies have become extremely popular after Disney’s purchase of the rights to Marvel’s […]

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The Best Disney Movies to Rewatch This Halloween Season

By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor The temperature is finally dropping in San Marcos, which means fall is officially around the corner. It’s almost time for pumpkins, Halloween costumes and chilly weather that’s great for staying inside and staying cozy. Whenever I was a kid, those cozy nights meant watching Halloween themed original Disney movies […]

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Drive In Bliss

By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Anytime I was visiting with one of my friends, the idea of going to see the latest film always came up. However, I was never a fan of going to the movies. I didn’t like the idea of paying for something I could just wait to come out on […]

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Summer Survival: Entertainment

By Asia Daggs Blog Content Contributor Originally posted on April 15, 2016. Summer is almost here and I know my fellow couch potatoes will be in need of a good list of books, movies and shows to live off of. My summer breaks are mainly spent working and hanging out with friends and family, but […]

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Weekend Movie Guide: April 22

By Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager Interested in movies? No? Well that’s too bad, because pretty much every week there are movies coming out in theaters. Some of these are wide releases, meaning they’ll play in just about every theater, others are limited, meaning they’ll only play in select theaters or something of that sort. […]

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Weekend Movie Guide: April 15

By Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager Each week when movies are released, some are released wide, meaning they play in basically every theater, and a few are released limited, meaning they only play in specialty theaters or are on Video on Demand. This week there are a few wide releases, which would be The […]

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Weekend Movie Guide: April 8

By Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager Each week when movies are released, some are released wide, meaning they play in basically every theater, and a few are released limited, meaning they only play in specialty theaters or are on Video on Demand. This week, the only two wide releases are Hardcore Henry and The […]

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Weekend Movie Guide: March 25th

By Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager This week, there are two movies that are getting wide releases, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. These two films will play in just about any theater. However, there are three other limited release films, I Saw the Light, Born to […]

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Fantastic Fest Review: Part Two

Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager Saturday 9/26 I was so exhausted this day, I don’t know how I functioned. Turns out waking up at 9 a.m., then going to bed at 2 a.m. after a full day of writing and watching movies makes me more tired than I thought it would. Oh well, Saturday’s […]

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Fantastic Fest Review: Part One

by Andrew Nogay Assistant Web Content Manager This year I went to Fantastic Fest for the fourth time, and for the first time writing about it for KTSW. In total, I saw 26 films and about a dozen short films in the span of a week. It was wild and exhausting, but of course I’m already looking […]

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August Movie Guide

By Andrew Nogay Web Content Contributor *KTSW consists of and respects varying opinions within its staff. Opinion articles do not reflect the opinion of KTSW as a whole. August is a strange month for movies. It’s during the summer, so blockbusters are the norm still, but it is also late enough in the year that […]

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June Movie Guide

Andrew Nogay Web Content Contributor The summer is an interesting time for movies. On one hand, the conventional wisdom in Hollywood for decades has been to release blockbusters during summer, because kids are off from school, and people generally have more free time on their hands, therefore generating larger crowds. On the other hand, independent […]

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