Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Sizing Up The Superheroes of Television

Amy Chase Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator It’s no secret that comic book culture has slowly risen its way to power in modern media. Between...

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...

“Mother!”: An Intriguing Yet Unsettling Theatrical Journey

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Watching “Mother!” was one of the most uncomfortably visceral things I’ve experienced in a very long time. Many scenes made my stomach...

Spike and Mike’s Classical Festival of Animation

Coleman Gray Staff Writer Spike and Mike’s Classical Festival of Animation played at University of California, Santa Barbara’s own Campbell Hall on Friday, April 4, as...

“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...

Robert Redford Celebrated with American Riviera Award at SBIFF

Coleman Gray Staff Writer One of the greatest movies stars of all time came to the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 7, to...

“13 Reasons Why” Reminds Us to Proceed with Caution

Joanne Rhee Web Director For the past four years, Netflix has slowly and aggressively been rolling out its own original series, making them a decent competitor...

The Zookeeper’s Wife Falls Flat

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Films about the Holocaust always have the daunting task of accurately portraying the horror that occurred during World War II. As difficult...

Memoir ‘Just Mercy’ Exposes Racial Injustice

Lacy Wright This year’s UCSB Reads choice book Just Mercy is more than just the memoir of one of the country’s most famous living lawyers...

Hungry For More: A Mostly Spoiler-Free ‘Mockingjay – Part 1’ Review

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer As the familiar four-toned whistle resounded throughout theater 3 of Goleta’s Camino Real Cinemas, excited audience members whispered to each other in...