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Monday, September 21st 2020

President Underwood Will See You Now

Nardin Sarkis If you have a Netflix account (or know someone who lets you use their Netflix account), then odds are you were counting down...

Event Seeks to Educate Future Women in Media at UCSB

Gustavo Gonzalez Women in Media (WIM) was a weekend-long event which invited women from various branches of the entertainment industry to advise and describe their experiences....

Film Legend Bruce Dern Honored with Modern Master Award

Katana Dumont Features Editor "Nebraska" star Bruce Dern was honored with the Modern Master Award, which pays tribute to an individual with exceptional accomplishments in the...

Amazon Seeks to Reinvent Prime-Time Television

David Wills Fresh off the heels of an incredibly successful Golden Globes showing, Amazon’s latest season of TV pilots has arrived. This time, there are...

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...

’12 Monkeys’ Traveling to Present Day, and Television

Hector Sanchez Adaptations of any kind are always met with a level of skepticism. Whether it’s book-to-film or film-to-television, fans of the original source material...

Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Bob Nelson’s Long Road to ‘Nebraska’

Gilberto Flores Staff Writer “Nebraska," the six Oscar-nominated 2013 film directed by Alexander Payne, was screened at Pollock Theater on Friday, Feb. 7, presented by the...

Pledge Allegiance to the Flag: ‘The Americans’ Concludes Its Stellar Third Season

Ethan Mendoza Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator The finale of the third season of FX’s spy drama The Americans aired last week, marking the end of...

Marvel and Netflix’s New Show ‘Daredevil’ Gives the Hero His Due

Amy Chase They say justice is blind. In Marvel’s latest cinematic endeavor, we see the bloodied knuckles of blind justice himself. He is a defender,...

‘Neighbors’: A 3-in-1 Comedy

Brett Debbold Staff Writer Photo by Diane Ng, Staff Photographer The upcoming comedy, "Neighbors," is really more like three movies mashed together into one. Directed by Nicholas...