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Best films of 2018

Best films of 2018

December 30, 2018

The year is coming to an end and as we look back on what we’ve been through in our lives, whether it be a bad break up or finally graduating college, let’s also take a look back at what the wonderf...

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

December 12, 2018

While critics are often known for being harsh in their reviews, audiences are becoming worse when it comes to the quality of a film, which raises the question: What’s wrong with just having a good t...

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

November 28, 2018

Critic and audience reviews used to be the key factors in viewing how successful a film was, but now the only thing that matters are box office numbers. Although this is not as problematic for smal...

Catalina Film Festival opens its first night of the week at the Art Theater

Catalina Film Festival opens its first night of the week at the Art Theater

September 28, 2018

The historic halls of the Art Theater on Fourth Street roared with thunderous applause, impassioned speeches and camera flashes Thursday, as the 2018 Catalina Film Festival kicked off the first night of i...

How to watch movies without breaking the bank

How to watch movies without breaking the bank

Zaina Cummins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

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

No cable? No problem. There are plenty of legal movie streaming websites and apps that are affordable and accessible to students. Long Beach State offers discounted codes for movie websites such as Hulu, F...

The best film and TV show cameos filmed in Long Beach

The best film and TV show cameos filmed in Long Beach

September 17, 2018

The beauty of Hollywood is that filmmakers can make nearly any city morph into the one a story is set in. While many coastal scenes look as though they’re filmed somewhere on the east coast, many were fi...

ASI Beach Pride Events hosts Movies on the House

ASI Beach Pride Events hosts Movies on the House

September 12, 2018

Nothing resonates more with college students than the word “free.” Associated Students Inc.’s Beach Pride Events is presenting a series of movie screenings fit for any broke college student. M...

Lights, Camera, Long Beach

Lights, Camera, Long Beach

September 8, 2018

Laughter echoed in the theater as local Long Beach filmmakers debut their latest projects. The 5th Annual Long Beach Indie International Film Festival took place last week showcasing local filmmakers, includi...