Friday, November 22nd 2019

27th Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Showcases Fresh Talent and Variety

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter UC Santa Barbara’s artistic community gathered at Campbell Hall on Friday to showcase its creative talent through original short films, works...

‘Girls’ Gone Wild…ly Explicit

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Photo courtesy of Fortune Live Media This most recent season premiere of the hit HBO show Girls has drawn the ire of some...

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....

Demetri Martin Needs to Think Over “The Overthinker”

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Nowadays, stand-up specials aren’t that special. If you peruse Netflix’s comedy section, you’ll see a ton of titles from a number...

“Joker” Explores the Reality of Darkness

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer "Joker" is a dark, nihilistic look into the reality that many individuals suffering from severe mental illness face. With cinematic homage to...

Unskilled Laborer and Mother of Three Con a Billionaire in “Overboard”

Addison Morris Staff Writer "Overboard" set sail into theaters last weekend and reeled in $29 million — a respectable sum but not enough to cover the...

Cliffhangers: An Effective (Yet Frustrating) Tool

Bailey Emanuels If you’ve ever watched The Walking Dead or Grey’s Anatomy, you know that cliffhangers are terribly frequent occurrences. Whether they leave with the...

‘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...

The Undertaker’s Last Ride: An Overview and Tribute to the Legendary Career of Mark...

Matthew Lee Games Reporter On Apr. 2, after losing to Roman Reigns at Wrestlemania 33, Mark Calaway left the stage and presumably ended his legendary career...

The Top Ten Movies of 2017

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer I had the privilege of writing the “Top Ten Films” article for The Bottom Line in 2016, so it seemed only natural...