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Away From the Sprawl: The Mowgli’s bring the love and the party

"I've been in love with love / And the idea of / Something binding us together / You know that love is strong enough." This line is from “San Francisco,” by up-and-coming artists, The...

Dirty Grandpa” riddled with bad jokes

The all-star cast of “Dirty Grandpa,” including Zac Efron and Robert De Niro, is sadly this film’s only silver lining. Aside from the A-list actors, the movie only succeeds in making cringe-worthy and tasteless...

“The Big Miracle” Movie Review

“The Big Miracle,” inspired by the true story of an attempted rescue of three whales in Barrow, Alaska, barely made a splash in the ocean of cinema. The film had too many subplots that...

Inside the making of “Muse,” a UCR student film

The UC Riverside Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production (TFDP) showcased the student film “Muse” as part of its ongoing Sixth Annual Film Festival on April 27 and April 28. Written and directed...

Ten thousand laughs at the tenth Apocalypse

There’ve been nine previous apocalypses at the Barn and somehow we’ve survived all of them. How did they come to be, though, and could the Comedy Apocalypse succeed in finally annihilating the human race?...

The Highlander Journal, issue 4

"A June Drive" by Christian Monroy Gyuri sees a crumpled workman’s boot sitting by the glaring white river and wonders if it belonged to someone they made disappear. The dawn lightens all the colors of...

Miles Anderson talks “Tartuffe,” “La La Land” and the magic of theater

Theater and the arts have always served as a medium of self expression. However, it’s easy to forget that starring in plays and movies isn’t always about the glamorous life and the big paycheck....

“Skyfall” Review

“Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, is the latest addition to the James Bond franchise since it began 50 years ago with Sean Connery in “Dr. No” (1963). After earning critical acclaim for his performance...

“Orphan Black: Nature Under Constraint and Vexed” Review

Canadian show “Orphan Black” had a fabulous freshman season, garnering award nominations and wins in both the U.S. and Canada. This included a Golden Globe nomination for lead actress Tatiana Maslany, which I was...

“Argo” Review

Through most of film history, audiences have been attracted to films based on true stories. They want to see something that really happened and feel like they were there. Though these films often exaggerate...