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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

“Nailed It!”: Distract Yourself From Our Crazy World With Awful Baking

Analissa NúñezContributing Writer With most of the world under quarantine amid the COVID-19 pandemic, picking the perfect television series...

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...

‘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...

Five Throwback Movies to Binge During Quarantine

Aiyana FraasContributing Writer This article contains minor spoilers for "Bolt," "Julie & Julia," "The King's Speech," "Silver Linings...

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...

Celebrating Black History Month with Inspiring Black Films

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer Film connects us to each other — so it might come as a surprise to some that the diversity we see in...

“All in My Family” Highlights the LGBT+ Asian American Experience

Ethan YuContributing Writer Last Wednesday, April 15, the UCSB MultiCultural Center (MCC) hosted its weekly “Cup of Culture” movie...

“Del Playa” Movie Exploits Isla Vista Tragedy

Jennica Martin Staff Writer After years of being delayed due to public outcry and online petitions, the controversial film "Del Playa" was released. "Del Playa" is...

Brad Pitt Receives Maltin Modern Master Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Noe Padilla News Editor Last Wednesday, Brad Pitt walked the red carpet to receive the highest honor that the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) has...

“Tiger King” is Entertainment Without Empathy

Dana Dela Cruz Staff Writer This article contains major spoilers for the Netflix series “Tiger King.”