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Wednesday, January 27th 2021

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...

“They Shall Not Grow Old” Showcases the Stories of British WWI Soldiers

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Weaving together hundreds of Great War testimonials, an immersive soundscape, and re-textured footage, "They Shall Not Grow Old" revives a century-old...

Beatlemania Abound at “Let It Be” Documentary Showing

Noe Padilla Last Thursday, Jan. 24, Pollock Theater was full of Beatlemania as students and community members came to watch a showing of the Beatles...

A Peek Inside the Magic Lantern

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer A classroom on the weekdays, a movie theater on certain weeknights, and occasionally a cult house (at least when "The Rocky Horror...

Demetri Martin Needs to Think Over “The Overthinker”

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Nowadays, stand-up specials aren’t that special. If you peruse Netflix’s comedy section, you’ll see a ton of titles from a number...

Crazy Rich Stories in “Crazy Rich Asians”

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor It’s almost impossible to separate “Crazy Rich Asians” from the fanfare that precedes it. As the first Hollywood film to feature an...