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A Sitdown with Fedra Ramirez

While most students at UC San Diego focus on meeting graduate school requirements or obtaining valuable internships, Fedra Ramirez stands out as a musician in love with the gratification and experience that comes with...

Retrospective Review: “All About Eve”

A winner of five Academy Awards, “All About Eve” is a masterpiece from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and George Sanders, this is a classic drama that explores the ambition, manipulation...

Film Review: “The Great Wall”

“The Great Wall” seems to have a fascination with visual assaults and gratuitous action above all other aspects of film. At its greatest, it delivers relatively amusing displays of heroic combat; at its worst,...

A&E Staff’s 2017 Oscar Picks

Best Film: "Hell or High Water" Will Win: "La La Land" A lone car travels down a dusty road, endless fields sweeping out from both sides. Roiling gray clouds loom over the landscape, and there’s a...

Film Review: “The Lego Batman Movie”

“The Lego Movie” made a splash — it was whimsical, fun and more than a little silly. Not to mention, it was lucrative; so much so, Warner Animation and DC Entertainment formed a conglomerate...

Play Review: “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

Steve Martin’s first full-length play, originally performed in 1993, is undergoing a revival at The Old Globe. The show, while undeniably entertaining and graced with an incredible set and cast, never quite finds its...

Behind the Curtain with the Directors of “VagMo” and “HerStories”

With its controversial title and content, “The Vagina Monologues” is certainly a production laden with shock value. To many, “The Vagina Monologues’” feminism no longer seems relevant, spurring this year’s addition of “HerStories,” featuring...

Film Review: “John Wick: Chapter 2”

John Wick: The mere mention of his name sends a shiver down the spine of anyone who hears it. Wick (Keanu Reeves), known by his nickname “The Boogeyman,” is precision and focus personified. If...

TV Review: “Crashing” (Season 1)

For any comedy fan, the concept of HBO’s new series, “Crashing,” is an exciting one. Produced and partially directed by the one and only Judd Apatow (“Superbad,” “Knocked Up,” “Freaks and Geeks”), the show...

Behind the Curtain with Kristin Idaszak

In a rapidly evolving cultural climate, the arts rely on perpetual renovation to maintain relevance. The keen sense of inventiveness that artists often possess propels their craft forward. Among these artistic innovators is Kristin...

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