Saturday, January 18th 2020

“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...

“Hugh Hefner’s After Dark” Screens at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Hugh Hefner is nearly synonymous with Playboy, the controversial magazine that has been a comfort for army service people and lonely souls...

Beatlemania Abound at “Let It Be” Documentary Showing

Noe Padilla Last Thursday, Jan. 24, Pollock Theater was full of Beatlemania as students and community members came to watch a showing of the Beatles...

“Deadpool 2” Q&A Reveals Unique Production Experience

Charles Stock “If you can’t put it in another superhero movie, then you put it in 'Deadpool,'” exclaimed co-writers and co-producers Rhett Reese and Paul...

A Peek Inside the Magic Lantern

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer A classroom on the weekdays, a movie theater on certain weeknights, and occasionally a cult house (at least when "The Rocky Horror...

Demetri Martin Needs to Think Over “The Overthinker”

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Nowadays, stand-up specials aren’t that special. If you peruse Netflix’s comedy section, you’ll see a ton of titles from a number...

Crazy Rich Stories in “Crazy Rich Asians”

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor It’s almost impossible to separate “Crazy Rich Asians” from the fanfare that precedes it. As the first Hollywood film to feature an...

27th Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Showcases Fresh Talent and Variety

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter UC Santa Barbara’s artistic community gathered at Campbell Hall on Friday to showcase its creative talent through original short films, works...