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From left to right, Aquaman, played by Jason Momoa, Wonder Woman, played by Gal Gadot, and Cyborg, played by Ray Fisher, team up in director Zack Snyder's cut of

REVIEW: Yes, ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ rules

Bradley Hinkson March 22, 2021
The infamous ‘Snyder Cut’ that has been the talk of the internet for years has finally arrived. Opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the new version of “Justice League” and how it stands as its own strong piece of superhero entertainment.
In celebration of Women's History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson shares his favorite actress performances. Graphic made in Canva.

OPINION: Some of the best actress performances of all time

Bradley Hinkson March 17, 2021
For Women’s History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson lists some of the best performances women have given in film, from Gena Rowlands in “A Woman Under the Influence” to Catherine Deneuve in “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.”
Steven Yuen in

OPINION: Let’s talk about the 2021 Oscar nominations

Bradley Hinkson March 15, 2021
The Oscar nominations are here and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson takes a look at some of the major ones and discusses who has the best chance of taking home the gold. Who was snubbed? What were some of the surprises?
The State Hornet’s 2021 March Madness picks for most binge-worthy TV shows. Categories were made up from streaming services like Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ and more. Graphic made in Canva.

March Madness 2021: Most binge-worthy TV shows

Magaly Muñoz and Nijzel Dotson March 10, 2021
A March Madness bracket made up of 32 different shows you can binge during quarantine. Vote for your favorites!
Frances McDormand plays Fern, a woman who has recently lost her job and home in the recession and starts to live as a nomad, in Chloé Zhao's

OPINION: How deserving were the 2021 Golden Globe Award winners?

Bradley Hinkson March 1, 2021
The Golden Globe Awards have kicked off the awards season, and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the ceremony itself, awkward celeb breakout rooms and who won the awards and if they were deserving of them.
Nicole Beharie in 'Miss Juneteenth' directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples. For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch. Photo courtesy of Vertical Entertainment.

OPINION: Films by Black directors that deserve to be seen

Bradley Hinkson February 15, 2021
For Black History Month, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson has created a small list of Black directed films that he believes more people should be going out of their way to watch.
John David Washington and Zendaya play an arguing couple in “Malcolm & Marie.” The relationship’s 12-year age gap garnered a lot of criticism recently, a trope typically found in Hollywood. Photo courtesy of Netflix, Inc.

REVIEW: ‘Malcolm & Marie’ dresses emotional terrorism in black and white

Estefany Nuñez February 12, 2021
“It is vividly entertaining to watch John David Washington display some new acting range, but the monologues interrupt what works best in the film: the back-and-forth dialogue he shares with Zendaya. Unfortunately, it’s the script’s lack of structure that makes all the film’s points feel moot by the end.”
The Sundance Film Festival went virtual this year which made it more accessible to check out a variety of films. Photo by Travis Wise / CC BY 2.0

OPINION: 2021 Sundance Film Festival films to be on the lookout for

Bradley Hinkson February 5, 2021
Another Sundance Film Festival has come and gone with many films premiering and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson is here to list a few films that people need to be keeping an eye out for.
The Pan-African flag is made up of red, black and green stripes; the Black Power movement is symbolized by a fist. Several virtual events will be held in February to celebrate Black History Month.

Black History Month: 7 virtual, socially-distanced events in Sacramento

Angela Rodriguez February 5, 2021
The Black community of Sacramento is coming together to celebrate Black History Month with these free virtual and socially-distanced events.
Shaggy Rogers (Will Forte) and Scooby-Doo (Frank Welker) share nachos at a movie theater during the latest addition to the Scooby-Doo franchise, SCOOB! (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

REVIEW: ‘SCOOB!’ was a great idea that flopped on its face

Jordan Parker May 20, 2020

Scooby-Doo was my absolute favorite show as a kid and is now my comfort show when I need a laugh or two, but I can confidently say that the release of SCOOB! put a stain on the franchise. I know that’s...

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