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Week of Welcome 2016

September 13, 2016

Damn ladies, back at it again

Damn ladies, back at it again

March 14, 2016

Whether life imitates art or art imitates life, the introspective questions of the past don’t always matter. Especially not when art looks so fashionable. Films, in particular, have a habit of influencing a w...

Review: ‘Carol’ is music to the ears

Review: ‘Carol’ is music to the ears

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

January 15, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews, Today

Directed by Todd Haynes, “Carol” tells the “love-at-first-sight” story of two women, socialite Carol Aird (portrayed by Cate Blanchett) and part-time department store worker Therese Belivet (p...

A look back at 2015’s best films

Daily 49er Staff

January 4, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Today

Mad Max: Fury Road Micayla Vermereen, Opinions Editor Let's, for a second, consider a world in which women are tradeable commodities, stockpiled by power-hungry male overlords to expand the family line and told to breed until their backs break. Let's consider a world in which women are named for their dispositional characteristics -- Capable, Fragile, Furiosa. And let's consider a world in which they find each other, b...

SPOILERS: 49ers strike back on ‘The Force Awakens’

SPOILERS: 49ers strike back on ‘The Force Awakens’

December 24, 2015

The nostalgia was strong in this one. J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” broke the summer blockbuster “Jurassic World”’s opening weekend box-office record to become the highest g...

CSULB alumni’s film ‘Star Trek Wars’ hyperdrives onto the silver screen

CSULB alumni’s film ‘Star Trek Wars’ hyperdrives onto the silver screen

December 3, 2015

Captain’s Log: A year ago, in a college not too far away, director and California State Long Beach film alumni Joshua Hoh set out the create the next big fan film after his award-winning “Steven Spielberg...

Review: ‘Spotlight’

Review: ‘Spotlight’

November 8, 2015

Tenacity. Patience. Bravery. Such are the characteristics of the investigative reporter as eloquently portrayed in Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” a fast-paced, voyeuristic perspective of what it...