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Cassandra Clare and the Chamber of Not-So-Secret Plagiarizing

Shanthi Guruswamy PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR Before Cassandra Clare became popular for her hit series, The Mortal Instruments, she was popular for other reasons — specifically for writing fanfiction...

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...

“Deadpool 2” Unapologetically Entertains

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Not only did the excitement surrounding the newly released "Deadpool 2" remain alive after it hit theaters on May 18 but also...

Seven Nostalgic Movies and Specials to Binge During Halloween

Natalia Hernandez Copy Editor Once September hits, spooky season officially begins: Starbucks brings out 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....

UCSB Carsey-Wolf Center’s “Subversives” Presents “Parasite” And Its Horrors of Capital

Ethan Yu Staff Writer This article contains spoilers for the movie, “Parasite.” Capital...

At Home Movie Screening: The Death of Theater and the Birth of Digital Spectacle

Ethan Yu Staff Writer “The spectator’s consciousness, imprisoned in a flattened universe, bound by the screen...

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...

Lil Dicky Balances Comedy and Vulnerability in “Dave”

Graeme Jackson Photo Editor This article contains spoilers for season one of FX Network’s “Dave.”

“Nailed It!”: Distract Yourself From Our Crazy World With Awful Baking

Analissa NúñezContributing Writer With most of the world under quarantine amid the COVID-19 pandemic, picking the perfect television series...