Film and TV

Netflix Horror Films: The Horrifically Bad

Picture your upcoming Halloween night. What do you envision yourself doing? Are you dressing up in that “sultry spirit” costume (who knew being a ghost could be so revealing?) and lurking amongst ...
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Not for the Faint of Heart: 24 Hour Movie Scarathon

In honor of Halloween tomorrow, I have compiled a list of the creepiest horror movies around for you to indulge in for the next 24 hours. From the freaky clowns of “It” to the demons of “Silent ...
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Scorsese’s “Mean Streets”: Screenwriter Comes to Pollock

INSIDE PERSPECTIVES: SCORSESE is part of a film series curated by UCSB faculty that focuses on the work of a specific director every quarter. This quarter centers on the early works of director Martin...
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Academy Award Winning Actress Diane Ladd Reminds UCSB to Fight For the Arts

On Thursday, Oct. 23 UCSB’s Pollock Theater was filled with film connoisseurs anxiously waiting to see award-winning actress Diane Ladd on the big screen and in person. The room was overwhelmed with...
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Lessons Learned from “Gone Girl,” Spoiler Alert!

Before going to see “Gone Girl,” the only two things I knew about the movie were that David Fincher directed it, and that it’s about a girl who’s … gone. Needless to say, I didn’t really k...
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From Childhood, to College, to Cartooning: An Evening with Matt Groening and Lynda Barry

When Matt Groening and Lynda Barry stepped onto the stage of the Arlington Theatre on Friday, Oct. 10, it was in a style only two cartoonists could pull off: wearing knit hats shaped like “Futurama...
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