Saturday, January 18th 2020

2015 Academy Awards Preview

Coleman Gray Arts & Entertainment Editor Joanne Rhee Kristie Chairil Best Picture American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Imitation Game The Grand Budapest Hotel Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Who Should Win: Birdman. In this great crop...

Granada Theater Commences New Digital Projection System with ‘Safety Last!’

Emma Boorman Staff Writer When "Safety Last!," directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, premiered in 1924, audiences paid $4 to see the silent romantic comedy....

SBIFF Honors Outstanding Performers with Virtuosos Award

Katana Dumont Features Editor Tuesday, Feb. 4 was a night full of mishaps, absences, and heated debate at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuosos...

January’s Cinematic Vortex

Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer If box office sales indicate a movie’s merit, year after year those released in January would fail to impress. Indeed, January’s monthly...

Sick of the Same Old Same Old This Valentine’s Day?

Bryn Lemon Staff Writer That Hallmark-iest of holidays is bearing down on us once again, and with it, the sound of men across the nation mourning...

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...

Spike and Mike’s Classical Festival of Animation

Coleman Gray Staff Writer Spike and Mike’s Classical Festival of Animation played at University of California, Santa Barbara’s own Campbell Hall on Friday, April 4, as...

These Amazon Pilots Take Flight

David Wills In addition to writing about the state of Amazon Prime Instant Video’s innovative pilot strategy, I took the opportunity to watch some of...

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...

“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...