Monday, November 20th 2017

“Del Playa” Movie Exploits Isla Vista Tragedy

Jennica Martin Staff Writer After years of being delayed due to public outcry and online petitions, the controversial film "Del Playa" was released. "Del Playa" is...

Fantastic Films Surprise at UCSB’s Reel Loud Silent Film Festival

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Friday, hundreds of people gathered at Campbell Hall to watch the 26th Annual Reel Loud Silent Film Festival. This festival brings...

Twin Peaks Returns Unique As Ever

Miles Bishop As much as the term “spectacle” gets attached to undeserving events, no better word describes the two-part Season 3 premiere and accompanying streams...

Trans Media: Seeing “Transparent” More Clearly

Emmanuel Alcantar Last Saturday, the Carsey-Wolf Center held a screening of two episodes from the award-winning television series “Transparent” at the Pollock Theater as part...

Guardians Of The Galaxy Part 2 Loses Essence of the First Film

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Funny and visually spectacular, much like the first film, “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” gave me a pleasant evening out. It...

Episode 1: The Bone Orchard Proves That “American Gods” Is in Good Hands

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer If you’re a fan of Bryan Fuller, I’m sure that like me, you’ve been missing “Hannibal” these days. Although that show isn’t coming...

VEEP Panel Reminds Us Why the Show Is Hilarious

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Last Saturday, the Carsey-Wolf Center screened two episodes from the fifth season (the first episode titled Morning After and the second titled...

No Dimensions To “The Circle”

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer How did a movie with so many good elements fall apart so terribly? It has an all-star cast of amazing actors, writer-director...

“Free Fire” Will Blow You Away with Its Action and Humor

Jennica Martin Staff Writer At first glance, “Free Fire” seems like a typical shoot-em-up action thriller with over-the-top characters and witty one-liners. And it is. But...

Alcoholism and Masculinity Are the Real Monsters in “Colossal”

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Imagine: what if the demons from your past materialized and started destroying Seoul? “Colossal” is the story of Gloria, played by Anne...