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Thursday, June 4th 2020

The Return of Pied Piper: ‘Silicon Valley’ Looks to Innovate and Diversify in Season...

Ethan Mendoza The second season of HBO’s tech sitcom Silicon Valley began earlier this month, adding another gem to HBO’s brilliant Sunday lineup, which includes...

Leave The Franchises Alone

Abhishek Mehra Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator The Walt Disney Company purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for approximately $4 billion. With this acquisition, Disney has...

‘American Idol’ Retiring After 15 Seasons

David Wills Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator In what is sure to be news to many, the fourteenth season of American Idol concluded last week...

Galavant Gallops into the Hearts of Many with Premiere

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Photo courtesy of Disney | ABC Television Group Galavant is not a show for people who dislike musicals. Galavant, however, is a show for...

Hey-Diddly-Ho! ‘The Simpsons’ May Hear Some New Neighbor-eenos!

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Fans of The Simpsons might hear new voices in Springfield soon; one of the show's main voice actors, Harry Shearer, has quit. Harry...

Baby, Come Back! It Doesn’t Have To Be on TV

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding For the first time in over 27 years, a new Pee-wee Herman film is coming our way in the...

Pollock Theater Joined by Oscar-nominated Screenwriter John Ridley of ’12 Years a Slave’

Evelin Lopez Staff Writer Photos by Benjamin Hurst, Staff Photographer The University of California, Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center’s "Script-to-Screen" series presented the Oscar-nominated 2013 film "12 Years...

‘The Bachelor’ Turns Nineteen

Rebecca Ou Staff Writer Nineteen season premieres ago, The Bachelor handed out its first roses to a handful of lucky, swooning, crying women searching for love...

Through the Looking Glass: How Found Footage Films Might Be Best Left Unfound

Thea Cabrera In this new era of social networking, micro-budget filmmaking, and the proliferation of front-facing cameras, someone had to come along to combine these...

Disneyland Without the Lines: The Shallow, Theme Park Fun of ‘Tomorrowland’

Ethan Mendoza Staff Writer Disney’s new live-action adventure Tomorrowland is being called science-fiction, but that’s almost a misnomer. The movie skimps on the exposition and technobabble typical...