Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Jennifer Lawrence Brings the Fire to SBIFF

By Deanna Kim Staff writer Photo by Deanna Kim   In recognition of her recent and critically acclaimed performances in "The Hunger Games" and "Silver Linings Playbook," as...

Art Exhibit ‘Collect Your Thoughts’ Closes on Ruminative Note

Yuen Sin Staff Writer Photo by Yuen Sin The placid demeanor of student art showcase "Collect Your Thoughts," billed as an exhibition “based on collective experiences, memories...

Quentin Tarantino Gets Colloquial at SBIFF

By Camila Martinez-Granata Opinions Editor Photo by Ayeyi Aboagye Saturation. Nonlinear scenes. Racial epithets. Stylistic music choice. These are the signature qualities you will find in the...

Baldwins Share Lessons on Life, Love at ‘Last Lecture’

Courtney Hampton Staff Writer Photo by Justine Estrada Janice and John Baldwin beamed as they gazed upon the audience in a packed Isla Vista Theater. “It feels like...

Ben Affleck Deemed a ‘Modern Master’ at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Renowned Actor, Director, Producer Receives Award at First Award Ceremony of SBIFF Camila Martinez-Granata Opinions Editor In stark contrast to its usual peaceful presence on State Street,...

Restored Film ‘The Hoodlum’ Delves Into the Minds of Misfits

Deanna Kim Staff Writer Film-noir  "The Hoodlum," directed by Max Nosseck in 1950, tells the story of a sociopath and anti-hero, Vincent Lubeck, after his release from...

A Glimpse of the Windy City Through a Whirlwind Performance: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago...

Oxana Ermolova Staff Writer Lightning may not strike twice in the same spot, but thankfully, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago does. The renowned dance company returned to grace...

Is Everyone Dead Yet?

You might think reasonably enough that the story of a planet struck by catastrophe must be inherently gripping

Thor Review A Nerd’s Perspective

This Nerd is displeased with the film.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – Review

Beware: This Review Contains Some Spoilers, read at your own risk