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“Silver Linings Playbook” Review

Cheesy? You must be thinking of another movie. Director/screenwriter David O. Russell (“The Fighter,” “Three Kings”) covers all the bases from the opening to the end credits, navigating a script that drips none of...

“Rise of the Guardians” Review

“Rise of the Guardians” delivers the magic of the holiday season to nationwide audiences. The latest DreamWorks Animation feature film is based on children’s book series “The Guardians of Childhood,” written by William Joyce...

“Life of Pi” Movie Review

In 2009, Fox 2000 Pictures announced that director Ang Lee (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Brokeback Mountain”) had signed on for the film adaptation of best-selling adventure-drama novel “Life of Pi,” written by Yann Martel....

Comedy Apocalypse at the Barn

Comedy came to UCR last Wednesday, Nov. 14. The Barn, in conjunction with KUCR, hosted UCR’s sixth Comedy Apocalypse. Five stand-up comics entertained a three-quarters full audience; the show was thoroughly entertaining throughout its...

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” Review

After five years and four movies of disco ball vampirism, lupine six packs and Kristen Stewart’s monotone delivery, “The Twilight Saga” breathes its last in “Breaking Dawn – Part 2,” and it’s well overdue....

Fashion Instinct: Black Friday—Shopping Survival Guide

Let’s be honest, we all enjoy a good sale, right? Especially in today’s economy. Rushing to the next shopping sale is the only way I can get a good workout these days. Thanks to...

Christina Aguilera “Lotus” Review

A year after the release of her album “Bionic” in 2010, Christina Aguilera returned to the spotlight as a judge on “The Voice,” and made a visual statement by showcasing her glowing fake tan...

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” Review

As I stepped into the surprisingly spacious screening room of Downtown Riverside’s Culver Center, I expected “Martha Marcy May Marlene” to be a cookie-cutter psychological thriller. The independent film was released early 2011 at...

Slam the Hate: A Spoken Word Revolution

Spoken word performers stormed the Barn on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. to confront today's hatred against the LGBTQ community. These poets and musical performers represented not only people who are queer and/or...

Illerside B-Boys at the Barn

On Nov. 15, the Barn played host to the Illerside B-Boys Jam Out! Dance, during which dancers throughout UCR and the Inland Empire came together to display their groovy and outrageous dance skills. Illerside...