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“Perpetual Foreigners”: Asian American & Pacific Islander Representation in Popular Media

Ethan Yu Contributing Writer The year is 2010: I am 10 years old, and I am...

27th Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Showcases Fresh Talent and Variety

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter UC Santa Barbara’s artistic community gathered at Campbell Hall on Friday to showcase its creative talent through original short films, works...

Six YouTube Cooking Channels To Binge During Quarantine

Celine PunContributing Writer The COVID-19 quarantine is the perfect time to check off another adulting milestone: cooking. Think about...

“The Overnighters” is a Microcosm of Post-2016 America

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Last Wednesday at Pollock Theater, when the screening of award-winning documentary “The Overnighters” began, the movie seemed as if it were filmed...

“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...

“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...

Alcoholism and Masculinity Are the Real Monsters in “Colossal”

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Imagine: what if the demons from your past materialized and started destroying Seoul? “Colossal” is the story of Gloria, played by Anne...

Script to Screen: The Universal Messages of “Toy Story 4”

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor On Feb. 29, UC Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) very own Pollock Theater hosted a screening of family-favorite Pixar movie "Toy Story...

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...