Friday, April 20th 2018

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...

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Brings Stellar Cast of “The Public” to Santa Barbara

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) started on Jan. 31 with a screening of its opening film titled "The Public," written by,...

“The Maze Runner” Finale Gets Lost in The Action

Addison Morris “The Death Cure,” the delayed final installment to the popular “The Maze Runner” trilogy, premiered in theaters Thursday, January 25. Reuniting a familiar...

The Top Ten Movies of 2017

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer I had the privilege of writing the “Top Ten Films” article for The Bottom Line in 2016, so it seemed only natural...

Trevor Noah Goes Beyond Politics at The Arlington

Addison Morris UCSB's Arts & Lectures program hosted An Evening of Stand-up with Trevor Noah at Arlington Theater on Friday night. It was a sold out...

Female Chicano Campaigner Dolores Huerta Highlighted in MCC Screening

Alexandra Thurber Out of the 1960s emerged a social movement focused on developing a progressive social climate in which racial equality was achieved and labor...

“Call Me By Your Name”: A Gorgeous, Sensual Experience

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer It’s the summer of 1983 “somewhere in Northern Italy,” according to opening text of "Call Me By Your Name," and Elio (Timothee...

Immigrant and Ex-Convict Eddy Zheng’s Story Told in MCC Documentary Screening

Meiya Bledsoe A crowd of UCSB students filled the MultiCultural Center theater for a live screening of Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story, on Wednesday, Nov....

With Lady Bird, the Sky is the Limit

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Greta Gerwig had a big challenge ahead of her for her directorial debut; how do you make a genre like "coming of...