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The Edge of Seventeen: A Coming of Age Film That Does the Classics Justice

The Edge of Seventeen: A Coming of Age Film That Does the Classics Justice

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
December 16
Filed under Reviews

When another comedy-drama hits theaters featuring angsty teens and their irrelevant issues, it’s most people's tendency to turn away, disgraced by the thought of any high school-themed film attempting to top the iconic “Breakfast Club” or “Sixteen Candles.” Not to say that writer/director Kel...

Movie Review: “Pan”

Movie Review: “Pan”

By Sophia Martinez, Writer
October 20
Filed under A&E, Features, Reviews

“Pan” hit the theaters on October 9, 2015 with a bang. A movie that brings you back to your childhood of Disney movies. It had funny moments, really sweet moments, and even some emotional ones. The movie “Pan” is about 12 year old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) going through the journey of fig...

Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

By Mackenzie Austin
May 29
Filed under A&E, Reviews

“Pitch Perfect 2” is about a group of girls who are in a three-time U.S. championship-winning a capella group. After an accident during a performance, the girls have to win their way back so they can perform again. During their experience they find their voices and how to come back together and work together again. “Pitch Perfect 2” is hilarious. There are more jokes and s...

Movie Review: “American Sniper”

Movie Review: “American Sniper”

By Mackenzie Austin
April 24
Filed under A&E, Reviews

People all over the country are raving about the movie “American Sniper.” Theaters were flooded with men and women with tears in their eyes because of the heart-wrenching true story of Chris Kyle. Kyle was given the nickname “The Legend” when he killed 160 people in the most recent war in Iraq and bec...

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

By Franklin Leung
February 19
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival, Reviews

In front of a packed hall in the Arlington Theater on Feb. 8, Roger Durling, the Director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), opened in Spanish on the final night of the festival - talking about his experience pursuing the American Dream as a Panamanian immigrant in the Unite...

Music Review: “Evermotion”

Music Review: “Evermotion”

By Lauren Caspersen
January 22
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Album atwork for Guster's new release "Evermotion" (photo / Ocho Mule Records) Guster’s new album “Evermotion,” released Jan. 13, exudes a down-to-Earth smoothness that captures the audience’s ear right from the start with their first song “Long Night.” Guster was formed back in Boston, Ma...

Music Review: “The Dream Walker”

Music Review: “The Dream Walker”

By Lauren Caspersen
January 19
Filed under A&E, Reviews

"The Dream Walker" album artwork (photo / To The Stars Records) Fast paced, tantalizing modern beats flow through Angels & Airwaves’ new album "The Dream Walker." Angels & Airwaves first took off in 2005 when lead singer Tom DeLonge, lead singer of famous punk rock band Blink-182, deci...

Mockingjay Part One: A quiet beginning to the finale of the Hunger Games

Mockingjay Part One: A quiet beginning to the finale of the Hunger Games

By Lauren Caspersen
December 19
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Image courtesy of Lions Gate Entertainment After a year’s wait, the first part of the highly anticipated “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” was released. The film came out on Nov. 21 and received $612 million in box office profits from around the world. The movie follows the battle between the ...

Nightcrawler: Sociopathy at its Most Thrilling

Nightcrawler: Sociopathy at its Most Thrilling

By Max Rouhas
November 19
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Image courtesy of Open Road Films “Nightcrawler” follows the story of the deceptive Lou Bloom, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, who's isolated, unemployed and willing to do just about anything to survive. While hunting for a job, Bloom finds excitement and cash by videotaping accidents and crime...

Food Review: Miso Hungry satisfies

Food Review: Miso Hungry satisfies

By Jean-Michel Ricard
November 4
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Burrito-sized sushi is on the menu of the new Japanese restaurant Miso Hungry. Miso Hungry's menu offers bowls, salads, and wraps with sides of miso, edamame, seaweed salad and fries. Though the locale is fairly small and the ambience is rather plain, Miso Hungry sports an outdoor terrace an...

Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

By Julia DeRogatis
April 16
Filed under A&E, Reviews

By Julia DeRogatis | Editor April 10, 2014 On March 21, 2014 Divergent surged into theaters. Based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name, the movie follows the story of the Abnegation-faction Tris Prior as she faces the challenges associated with following her heart and diverging from so...

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the show that will rock your world

By Julia DeRogatis
March 12
Filed under A&E, Reviews

By Julia DeRogatis | Editor March 12, 2014 You are almost nothing, so small in a great big universe as to be almost non-existent. Your existence equates to less than a second in the calendar year of the universe's existence. Yet your mind is infinite, miraculous in its ability to even grasp th...

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