Wednesday, October 16th 2019

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...

“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...

Fantastic Films Surprise at UCSB’s Reel Loud Silent Film Festival

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Friday, hundreds of people gathered at Campbell Hall to watch the 26th Annual Reel Loud Silent Film Festival. This festival brings...

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...

Trans Media: Seeing “Transparent” More Clearly

Emmanuel Alcantar Last Saturday, the Carsey-Wolf Center held a screening of two episodes from the award-winning television series “Transparent” at the Pollock Theater as part...

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...

UCSB Reads Presents Author Luis Urrea

As a culmination of the 2017 UCSB Reads program, author Luis Alberto Urrea gave a talk at Campbell Hall last Monday, sharing the gripping fictional story of three immigrants to help the audience understand troubling aspects that surround immigration in this country.

Episode 1: The Bone Orchard Proves That “American Gods” Is in Good Hands

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer If you’re a fan of Bryan Fuller, I’m sure that like me, you’ve been missing “Hannibal” these days. Although that show isn’t coming...

VEEP Panel Reminds Us Why the Show Is Hilarious

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer Last Saturday, the Carsey-Wolf Center screened two episodes from the fifth season (the first episode titled Morning After and the second titled...

No Dimensions To “The Circle”

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer How did a movie with so many good elements fall apart so terribly? It has an all-star cast of amazing actors, writer-director...