Monday, July 23rd 2018

Pushing the Envelope with “Infinity War”

Annette Ding Staff Writer Almost 10 years since the day Marvel Studios introduced “Iron Man,” “Infinity War” hit theaters as a quasi-conclusion to the Avengers franchise....

May Film Preview: Films to Watch Before Finals

Jennica Martin Staff Writer May is usually not the most exciting month to see films, with most blockbuster films waiting until the holidays and the summer...

Saucy Rom-com “I Feel Pretty” Mocks Superficialities

Addison Morris Staff Writer Despite being hobbled by negative buzz before its debut last weekend, "I Feel Pretty" starring Amy Schumer offered pleasant surprises to people...

‘A Quiet Place’ Silently Wows Thriller Fans

Addison Morris Staff Writer Making his writing and directorial debut, John Krasinski stars alongside his off-screen wife, Emily Blunt, in "A Quiet Place," a thriller which...

Oscars 2018: A Predictable Show with a Few Memorable Moments

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Sunday, thousands of people in the film industry gathered at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the 90th Annual...

‘Bloody, Violent, and Sexually Disturbing’: “Red Sparrow” is Unforgettable

Addison Morris Staff Writer Francis Lawrence’s spy thriller "Red Sparrow," based on ex-CIA agent Jason Matthews’ 2013 novel, hit theaters March 2. Fans who expect Jennifer...

“Annihilation” Movie Disappoints and Diverges from the Original Novel

Addison Morris Staff Writer Combining sumptuous visuals, a talented cast of accomplished actors, and a verified hit as its source material, "Annihilation" produces plenty of enjoyable scenes...

‘Ridiculously Cool, Hilarious, and Deeply Moving’: “Black Panther” Breaks Mold on Superhero Movies

Jessica Gang Since its release last Friday, Feb. 16, "Black Panther" has earned almost unanimous critical acclaim and has smashed box office records worldwide. Fans...

SBIFF Coverage: Saoirse Ronan Accepts the Santa Barbara Award

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer The Santa Barbara International Film Festival held an event on Feb. 4 to award actress Saoirse Ronan the Santa Barbara Award, given...

Jordan Peele Goes Deep in “Get Out” at the Pollock Theater

Spencer Wu Copy Editor With only a $4.5 million budget and 23 days of filming, box office success "Get Out" amassed four Oscar nominations and one Golden...