Saturday, January 18th 2020

“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...

Fantastic Films Surprise at UCSB’s Reel Loud Silent Film Festival

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Friday, hundreds of people gathered at Campbell Hall to watch the 26th Annual Reel Loud Silent Film Festival. This festival brings...

“Hugh Hefner’s After Dark” Screens at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Hugh Hefner is nearly synonymous with Playboy, the controversial magazine that has been a comfort for army service people and lonely souls...

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...

‘Straight Outta Compton’’s Message Comes Across Loud and Clear, Despite Muddled Plot

Kyle Roe Copy Editor “You are now about to witness the strength of street knowledge,” begins N.W.A’s hard-hitting, largely self-funded, and strikingly relevant biopic Straight Outta...

Simpsons World: Maybe Not The “Worst. App. Ever.”

Coleman Gray Arts & Entertainment Editor Illustration by Amy Chase I wish I could tell you that the new Simpsons website and app, Simpsons World, will change...

UCSB’s REEL LOUD Presents a Film Competition for the Best of the Best

Noe Padilla Incoming News Editor It’s quite a rare opportunity to be able to observe the future talent of cinema all coalesced in one student event....

‘Medium Cool’ Revisited

Gilberto Flores Photos by Lorenzo Basilio, Staff Photographer Presented by the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center, celebrated cinematographer and director Haskell Wexler visited Pollock...

Unskilled Laborer and Mother of Three Con a Billionaire in “Overboard”

Addison Morris Staff Writer "Overboard" set sail into theaters last weekend and reeled in $29 million — a respectable sum but not enough to cover the...

Shocks and Revelations Disappoint in “13 Reasons Why” Season 2

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The second season of Netflix’s critically-acclaimed series "13 Reasons Why" premiered last Friday, allowing fans to breathe a long-awaited sigh of relief....