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Monday, November 23rd 2020

John Wick is Back and Kicking Ass Again

Jennica Martin Staff Writer After pleasantly surprising everyone with “John Wick,” Keanu Reeves is once again kicking ass and raising puppies in “John Wick: Chapter 2.”...

#OscarsNotSoWhite, For Now

Stephanie Torres The Oscar nominations for 2017 were announced this Tuesday and they showed a dramatically different set of nominees compared to previous years when...

“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...

‘Bloody, Violent, and Sexually Disturbing’: “Red Sparrow” is Unforgettable

Addison Morris Staff Writer Francis Lawrence’s spy thriller "Red Sparrow," based on ex-CIA agent Jason Matthews’ 2013 novel, hit theaters March 2. Fans who expect Jennifer...

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...

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...

The Beauty of Change in “Frozen 2”

Amrylois Ferido Contributing Writer When "Frozen" first showed in theaters in 2013, people literally could not let it go. The film left audiences wanting to see...

Netflix Presents Marvel’s Jessica Jones

Abhishek Mehra Staff Writer The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been growing exponentially in the last decade. The latest addition to the ever-growing franchise is the Netflix...

Interactive Episode of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Immerses Viewers

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer After its final episode aired at the beginning of last year, the...

‘Your Name’ in Lights: New Anime Film Sparks Awe Worldwide

Bailee Abell Staff Writer Anime director Makoto Shinkai’s newest film Your Name has been blowing up the box office charts since its release this past summer....