Film and TV

Artsweek’s April Film Calendar: 30 Recommendations for Each Day of the Month

Artsweek’s April Film Calendar is finally here and ready to lift up spirits during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.
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You Can’t Look Away From “Tiger King’’

Tweets, memes and uppity think pieces alike all have their own takes on this absolute madhouse of a show.
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7 Netflix Shows to Watch While Quarantining

In need of good television and entertainment while you’re stuck at home during this global pandemic? Well, look no further.
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Pete Davidson Stand-Up Comedy Special Review

To a generation that greatly values authenticity, Davidson’s voice may very well be one of the more sane ones to rise up.
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“All the Bright Places”: A Trip Back to Middle School

It’s better late than never for Netflix to finally release an “All the Bright Places” screen adaptation.
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“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” Crafts a Smoldering Love Story

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a poignant, brilliantly realized story about love. But more specifically, it is a beautiful meditation on the memory of love.
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“To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You”: Does It Live Up to the Hype?

I fittingly watched the movie in my bed on Valentine’s Day, hopeful that it would live up to the book’s rollercoaster of emotions. 
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In Review: “Horse Girl”

“Horse Girl,” a new Netflix 2020 drama, is something very different and unexpected.
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A Rundown of This Year’s Oscar Noms: Who’s Going to Win?

The biggest night for the film industry is coming up this weekend: the 92nd Academy Awards. Hosted by ABC, this near century-old event has only changed with its decline in relevance.
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In Review: “Dolittle”

I had wondered where RDJ would go after leaving a multi-billion dollar franchise; never would I have guessed that the next character he would portray would be Dr. Dolittle.
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Didn’t Make it to SBIFF 2020? Here’s Everything You Missed

Your handy-dandy guide for what happened at SBIFF this year!
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In Photos | Adam Driver at SBIFF 2020

Recently, actor Adam Driver attended the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to receive the Outstanding Performers Award for his role in "Marriage Story."
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“She’s in Portland” but We’re in Isla Vista: I.V. Makes Cameo in New Indie Film

Skoog’s experience as a student at UCSB and as a resident of Isla Vista inspired Carlini’s decision to include Isla Vista in the film, a location that is difficult to replicate in a Hollywood stud...
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An Ode to the Art of Photography: Capturing Life on Film

You can most definitely get photos that you took on your phone or digital camera printed, but the film process is just an undeniably different and more special experience.
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An Exhilarating Year of Film: The Best of 2019

2019 proved to be a historic year for film.
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