The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The titular Mitchell family from

REVIEW: “The Mitchells vs. The Machines” is fittingly eccentric and heartfelt

Bradley Hinkson May 5, 2021
‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ is a new animated film about the offbeat Mitchells family being humanity’s last hope of saving the world from a robot apocalypse, and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses how the film is a delight for its animation and heart.
Evan Jonigkeit as Greg in 20th Century Studios’ THE EMPTY MAN. Photo by Ilze Kitshoff. © 2020 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

OPINION: It’s time to join the hive of ‘The Empty Man’

Bradley Hinkson April 15, 2021
‘The Empty Man’ was released late last year and was met with a disastrous release. Though with it now being more readily available, the film has started to gain a cult audience online and opinion writer Bradley Hinkson is here to discuss why it deserves it.
OPINION: Spongebob’s top 5 most underrated songs

OPINION: Spongebob’s top 5 most underrated songs

Shelby Tolly April 1, 2021
Opinion writer Shelby Tolly argues that SpongeBob is the best singer of our generation and shares what she thinks are his top five songs — it’s hard to prove her wrong.
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.
A photo of a golden Grammy Statuette, given to recipients of awards from the Recording Academy. (Photo by Thomas Hawk/CC BY-NC 2.0.)

REVIEW: Some of the best songs nominated at the 2021 Grammys

The State Hornet’s A&E and Opinion sections teamed up to bring you a playlist of our favorite songs from the 2021 Grammys Awards Show.
If you’re looking to open your wallet to spend some money on streaming services, copy editor Jordan Parker ranked the top services from best to worst. Graphic by Jordan Parker.

OPINION: Ranking the top streaming services from best to worst

Jordan Parker, copy editor March 11, 2021
Copy editor Jordan Parker ranks the available streaming services available to subscribe to.
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany play Wanda Maximoff and Vision respectively in the new Disney+ series, “WandaVision.” The show replaced “Black Widow'' in being the first installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Four after the pandemic delayed its May 2020 release. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.

DUO REVIEW: ‘WandaVision’ is wickedly entertaining, but ultimately underwhelming

Bradley Hinkson and Estefany Nuñez March 6, 2021
Have you watched the season finale of “WandaVision”? Read two reviews from different perspectives: an MCU fan and a film critic break down the superhero sitcom, the first Disney+ series to debut on the streaming service.
The Sinclair family from the series

OPINION: How ‘Dinosaurs’ stays relevant 30 years later

Bradley Hinkson February 24, 2021
Nearing the 30th anniversary of when it first premiered, opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses the classic sitcom “Dinosaurs” and the ways that the show stays relevant and will always be modern.
Promotion still/video thumbnail posted by

REVIEW: “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen

Robbie Pierce, podcast editor February 18, 2021
Perúvian animator Joel Guerra’s “ENA” captures the feeling of a dream like nothing you’ve ever seen, writes podcast editor Robbie Pierce in this review of the ongoing avant-garde animated series.
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.
Load More Stories