Friday, November 22nd 2019

‘The Simpsons’ Renewed for Two More Years? D’OH!

Marissa Martin Illustration by Amairani Palacios Fox’s The Simpsons seems like it has been on the air for an eternity—because, well, it basically has. The once-heralded...

May Sweeps Bring Back the Ol’ Television Rodeo

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Many have labeled the current era of television as the medium’s “second golden age.” But I believe...

‘Hardcore Henry’: A Film Truly for the Hardcore

Kamran Yunus Last week saw the release of Hardcore Henry, a Russian-American action flick whose claim-to-fame is that it’s entirely shot through the eyes of the...

Luke Cage is a Hero for the Real World

Amy Chase Staff Writer Until now, the superheroes of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe have fought aliens, worn capes, and flown about New York City, and none have...

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...

Through the Looking Glass: How Found Footage Films Might Be Best Left Unfound

Thea Cabrera In this new era of social networking, micro-budget filmmaking, and the proliferation of front-facing cameras, someone had to come along to combine these...

M. Night Shyamalan Regains Some Long-Lost Credibility with “Split”

Paul Tucker Staff Writer M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie, “Split,” came to theaters recently, looking to 'split' from the run of questionable movies made by the...

The More ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Changes, The More It Stays the Same

Emmanuel Alcantar Staff Writer The original animated Beauty and the Beast was one of the only princess films that I did not see as a child....

“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...

The Key to Success is More Gold: The 2016 Oscar Nominations Are Out

Karen Mejia The 2016 Oscar nominations were announced on Thurs., Jan. 14 at 5:30 AM PST and took place in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in...