Saturday, October 19th 2019

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....

Niki Caro Answers Questions on “Zookeeper’s Wife” in Roundtable Discussion

Kyle Roe Arts & Entertainment Editor New Zealand director Nikola “Niki” Caro is entering 2017 with a hefty plate on her hands. In addition to directing...

Logan Lucky: A Cinematic Rebellion of the Working Class

Hugh Cook Logan Lucky reaches beyond the typical tropes found in heist films—flashy violence and dirty money—and instead uses a talented cast and fitting, West...

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghostbusters

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Despite all the odds, disapproval and criticism, Ghostbusters exceeded everyone’s expectations by being a genuinely good film. There was a lot of...

Pushing the Envelope with “Infinity War”

Annette Ding Staff Writer Almost 10 years since the day Marvel Studios introduced “Iron Man,” “Infinity War” hit theaters as a quasi-conclusion to the Avengers franchise....

Guardians Of The Galaxy Part 2 Loses Essence of the First Film

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Funny and visually spectacular, much like the first film, “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” gave me a pleasant evening out. It...

With Lady Bird, the Sky is the Limit

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Greta Gerwig had a big challenge ahead of her for her directorial debut; how do you make a genre like "coming of...

Twin Peaks Returns Unique As Ever

Miles Bishop As much as the term “spectacle” gets attached to undeserving events, no better word describes the two-part Season 3 premiere and accompanying streams...

Trevor Noah Goes Beyond Politics at The Arlington

Addison Morris UCSB's Arts & Lectures program hosted An Evening of Stand-up with Trevor Noah at Arlington Theater on Friday night. It was a sold out...

Moving the Finish Line: The Race to Space in “Hidden Figures”

Sruti Mamidanna Just minutes before his famed 1962 orbital flight, astronaut John Glenn said, “have the girl check the numbers … the smart one.” Captured...