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In Retrospect: Blade Runner

Canonical cinema rarely gets much richer than Ridley Scott’s 1982 film “Blade Runner.” Of course, by “Blade Runner” I refer to the “Final Cut,” Scott’s definitive version of the film whose themes are mirrored...

Things We Enjoyed… (Issue 25)

Paramore - Hard Times This past week I managed to enjoy the newest single from the self-proclaimed, “genre-neutral” band (at least that's what lead singer Hayley Williams states on her Instagram bio) Paramore, “Hard Times.”...

“Lit” Pick of the week: “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams

Radar is committed to all forms of art and entertainment and as such, will pick one book as a reading recommendation every week. This week, Radar’s “Lit” pick is “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the...

ASPB’s Arts Walk 2017 oozes with talent and passion

On the evening of Wednesday, April 19, the Bell Tower was surrounded by an array of art showcases ranging from canvas paintings to photography and even graffiti art in ASPB’s Arts Walk 2017 event....

Lovecraftian body horror film “The Void” is excellent genre fun

Here’s the thing about cult movies: They don’t (or, at least, they shouldn’t) try to force their way into cult cinema history. That’s why movies like “The Greasy Strangler” fail — cult status is...

“Lit” Pick of the week: “literally show me a healthy person” by Darcie Wilder

Radar is committed to all forms of art and entertainment and as such, will pick one book as a reading recommendation every week. This week, Radar’s “Lit” pick is “literally show me a healthy...

The 14th annual Orange Blossom Ball cha-chas real smooth at the SRC

On Saturday, April 15, the Student Recreation Center was host to Dancesport at UCR’s annual Orange Blossom Ball, an amateur ballroom and Latin dance competition that exhibits talent from schools such as Arizona State...

Cold War Kids replicates more of the same with “L.A. Divine”

If I told you that I once saw Cold War Kids perform at my middle school’s cafeteria when I was in seventh grade, would you believe me? No? Yes? Well, it's true. See, on...

Things we enjoyed …

“Re:Zero” I can picture the summer season now. Beachgoers having fun under the sun as they run amok celebrating the end of another school year. Feeling the chill of the ocean breeze as they traverse...

“The Fate of the Furious” is a serviceable “Fast and Furious” sequel

Saying that “The Fate of the Furious” is a repeat of the last three films in its franchise is not at all accurate. The title alone differentiates the film from the previous seven, focusing...