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Thursday, June 4th 2020

The Slow Burn of ‘Mad Men’ Will Leave a Light That Will Never Go...

Ethan Mendoza Illustration by Amairani Palacios The final half season of AMC’s drama series Mad Men premiered Sunday, April 5, ushering in the end of one...

Script to Screen Strikes Back with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara’s “Script to Screen” series wrapped up its fifth season with a showing of Star Wars: The...

‘American Idol’ Retiring After 15 Seasons

David Wills Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator In what is sure to be news to many, the fourteenth season of American Idol concluded last week...

Spin-Off Miniseries: Low ‘Stakes,’ High Reward

Miguel Rodriguez Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator How many times have you watched a TV show or a movie, or even read a book, and fallen...

‘Zoolander no. 2’: Not His Best Look

Abhishek Mehra STAFF WRITER A film has failed as a comedy if all you can hear from the audience is mild sporadic chuckling. Such was the...

Oscars Recap: “Moonlight” Nomination Gaffe Steals an Otherwise Uneventful Show

Jennica Martin Staff Writer This year’s Oscars will be the most memorable award show of all time. Jimmy Kimmel was a forgettable host, and most of...

Four TV Shows for Students to Binge During Quarantine

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer It’s safe to say that many of us have acquired considerable amounts of free time as we social distance to combat the...

From a Pawn to a ‘Queen of Katwe’

Ramya Ponnambalam Most feel-good movies can easily fall into the trap of becoming a little too cliché to be palatable, but this is definitely not...

David Fincher: The New Master of Adaptation?

Shomik Mukherjee Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator It’s become a familiar sequence of events at the movies: first, we hurriedly enter the theater, feeling a...

‘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...