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“The Disaster Artist” is one of James Franco’s best biographical adaptations

“The Disaster Artist” is one of James Franco’s best biographical adaptations

December 10, 2017

As we progress further into the 21st century, you’re likely to find fewer and fewer people who have heard of Tommy Wiseau’s early 2000s cult classic “The Room,” let alone actually watched it. It’s a cultural experience and cinemat...

Best and worst movies of 2017

Best and worst movies of 2017

December 6, 2017

2017 was a mixed bag in a lot of senses. From a number of producers, actors and entertainers being called out for sexual allegations to Bill Nye getting his own show on Netflix, there was a lot to be ha...

“Curb your Enthusiasm” ninth season is “pretty pretty good”

“Curb your Enthusiasm” ninth season is “pretty pretty good”

December 5, 2017

TV show revivals are almost always a bad idea. Shows such as “24: Legacy” and “Fuller House” prove that, but “Seinfeld” creator Larry David makes an exception to the rule with the return of his se...

“Lady Bird” is one of 2017’s best movies

“Lady Bird” is one of 2017’s best movies

November 22, 2017

“Lady Bird” is a movie which, at least superficially, is incredibly familiar. The story revolves around a girl in her final year of high school as she tries to figure out what really matters to her a...

The empire strikes back — with microtransactions

The empire strikes back — with microtransactions

November 21, 2017

Imagine this: you just turned 10 and your parents bought you the brand new Star Wars: Battlefront II video game for your birthday. You’ve been waiting for months, excited to recreate all your favorite bat...

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

November 6, 2017

In what first appears to be a fourth wall-breaking monologue, “Thor: Ragnarok” begins with the Asgardian god (played by Chris Hemsworth) caged and dangling from heights unknown in a hellscape dungeon....

Daniel Arriaga’s journey from the Academy of Arts to Disney Pixar’s “Coco”

Daniel Arriaga’s journey from the Academy of Arts to Disney Pixar’s “Coco”

November 5, 2017

In a packed auditorium, Daniel Arriaga discussed the life of a Pixar character designer at a clip screening for “Coco” to a crowd of animation students Friday at the Beach Auditorium. The film’s release isn’t...

Watching “Jeepers Creepers 3” makes you complicit in Hollywood’s rewarding of sexual predators

Watching “Jeepers Creepers 3” makes you complicit in Hollywood’s rewarding of sexual predators

Carlos Villicana, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

October 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Today

It seems obvious to me that any person disgusted by child molestation would never consider funding the work of child molester. Yet as of Sept. 26, Box Office Mojo reports that “Jeepers Creepers 3” has collected over $1.77 million in ticket sales. The film is...