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“Moonlight” is the best film of 2016

“What’s a faggot? Am I a faggot? How do I know?” Berry Jenkin’s “Moonlight,” based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play “In Moonlight Black Boys...

“Arrival” is a great addition to the Science Fiction canon

Science fiction is a hard genre to tackle. All the great sci-fi films from “Star Wars” to “Blade Runner” have envisioned futuristic settings with...

“La Jetee” is the greatest film ever made.

As a devoted film buff, the perennial question always arises: “What is the greatest film ever?” While this question is fundamentally unanswerable, it’s always...

“Inferno” is not lit

Some say the third time’s a charm, but in this case, Ron Howard’s third attempt in readapting a Dan Brown novel bursts into flames...

“13TH” offers harrowing tale of oppression

“13th” tells the harrowing tale of modern day slavery in America’s prison industry. From the beginning, powerful imagery traces the roots of inequality back...

Nana Dijo film screening serves as a platform for discussion on...

By: Adrian Dizon The power and influence of cinema was very much alive during the documentary film screening of “Nana Dijo” on Thursday, Oct. 13...

KUCR honored by campus at its 50th Anniversary Gala

On Thursday, Oct. 6, four days after KUCR’s official 50th anniversary, the college radio station that has been a staple of UCR held its...

The confounding elegance of Frank Ocean’s “Endless”

This summer saw the release of not one, but two albums by elusive alt R-and-B artist Frank Ocean. Initially releasing “Endless,” the audiovisual album,...

‘Mother’s Day’ is closer to a parody than a comedy

I walked into “Mother’s Day” expecting a two-hour soap opera, which was a little true, but there were also some unexpected aspects. The refreshing...

The art of the short: UCR’s annual short film festival

The Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production’s annual short film festival was held in a small arts screening room this year; the room...