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Amy Poehler’s Dismantling of the Media Patriarchy

Amy Poehler’s Dismantling of the Media Patriarchy

By Jessica Singer There’s no secret to the patriarchal dichotomy that is our Hollywood system. The women are objects to move the plot along for men, …

 

EyeCandy Fundraiser Screening: May 1st at Del Mar

EyeCandy Fundraiser Screening: May 1st at Del Mar

By Alexa Olmos   This year our EyeCandy team wants to push the limits by connecting our university environment with that of the film community in Santa …

 

Beyoncé as Every Woman

Beyoncé as Every Woman

By Brittany Edelman Beyoncé has a gift when it comes to connecting with women. Her fan base is largely composed of women, who are often found …

 

Secret Film Festival

Secret Film Festival

By Zachary Stein This March marks another chance to withstand the cinematic endurance test that is The Nickelodeon Theatre’s annual Secret Film Festival. Now in its …

 

Fearing for Fear Itself

Fearing for Fear Itself

By Zachary Finch Sweaty, jumpy, whispering to the characters onscreen and holding his breath at the same time – the guy next to you in the …

 

The Midnight Society

The Midnight Society

By Zachary Stein There is something special happening in Oakland. It is an unparalleled cinematic phenomenon -held in the highest regard by a select audience fortunate …

 

We Are The Media: Amanda Palmer and the Online Revolution

We Are The Media: Amanda Palmer and the Online Revolution

By Sophie Lasken The democratizing power of the internet and new media has been the subject of both praise and debate in the past decade. We …

 

Louie Louis: The Reflexivity of Louis C.K.’s “Louie”

Louie Louis: The Reflexivity of Louis C.K.’s “Louie”

By Daniel Pasenelli In one episode of comedian Louis C.K.’s FX series Louie, he is filming a sitcom called “Oh, Louie” in front of a studio …

 

Why Argo Shouldn’t Win

Why Argo Shouldn’t Win

By Rich Mazahreh These last few months have taught me that only three things are inevitable: death, taxes, and that Ben Affleck’s Argo will win the …

 

Satirizing Pop-POP Culture

Satirizing Pop-POP Culture

By Elizabeth LeJeune Midterm season at UC Santa Cruz is in full swing, and the only thing that can cure my stress is Xanax a good laugh. …