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Wednesday, February 19th 2020

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Receive Outstanding Performer of the Year Awards at SBIFF

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor On Jan. 17 at the 35th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), actors Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson both received the...

The Beauty of Change in “Frozen 2”

Amrylois Ferido Contributing Writer When "Frozen" first showed in theaters in 2013, people literally could not let it go. The film left audiences wanting to see...

“Parasite” Enthralls with a Chilling Commentary on Class

Vy Duong Contributing Writer "Essentially, we all live in a society called capitalism." In a recent interview from Birth.Movies.Death., director Bong Joon-ho of Korean film "Parasite" expressed...

Script to Screen: Pollock Theater Screens “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Wendy Matias Contributing Writer On Saturday, Jan. 11, Pollock Theater screened "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" (2019), a film directed by Marielle Heller and centered...

Our Childhood Makes a Comeback With Disney+

Suchetha Reddy Contributing Writer Disney+, a newly launched streaming service, is competing with Netflix — arguably the most popular streaming service currently — to become the...

“Bombshell” Director Brings Fox News Scandal From Script to Screen

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor The film "Bombshell" has received resounding critical acclaim for its authentic, engaging portrayal of the female journalists and news correspondents — namely...

“They Shall Not Grow Old” Showcases the Stories of British WWI Soldiers

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Weaving together hundreds of Great War testimonials, an immersive soundscape, and re-textured footage, "They Shall Not Grow Old" revives a century-old...

“Joker” Explores the Reality of Darkness

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer "Joker" is a dark, nihilistic look into the reality that many individuals suffering from severe mental illness face. With cinematic homage to...

UCSB’s REEL LOUD Presents a Film Competition for the Best of the Best

Noe Padilla Incoming News Editor It’s quite a rare opportunity to be able to observe the future talent of cinema all coalesced in one student event....

Script to Screen: A Conversation with “Game of Thrones” Episode Director

Noe Padilla With season eight of “Game of Thrones” right around the corner, UCSB gave fans of the series an opportunity to interact with Jeremy...