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Brad Pitt Receives Maltin Modern Master Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Noe Padilla News Editor Last Wednesday, Brad Pitt walked the red carpet to receive the highest honor that the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) has...

“The Dumpling King,” a Heartwarming UCSB Student Film

Christine Ho Layout Editor At 5 p.m. on Jan. 19, The Arlington Theatre played a series of short documentaries as a part of the Santa Barbara...

“The Lighthouse” Provides a Comical and Crude Take on Horror

Alyssa Tinoco Contributing Writer On Jan. 17 and 20, U.C. Santa Barbara’s Magic Lantern Films presented Director Robert Eggers' nightmarish yet compelling film "The Lighthouse" (2019)....

Lupita Nyong’o Receives Montecito Award At Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor On Jan. 20 at this year’s 35th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), actress Lupita Nyong’o was presented with the festival’s...

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...