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Class is back in session at ‘Abbott Elementary’

A 5-foot tall Janine Teagues (Quinta Brunson) stands in the door frame of the "Abbott Elementary" music teacher's classroom. She moves with a clumsy...

The Comedy Closet: UCR’s most well-kept secret … for now

Gather your wit, drop all pretenses of formality and prepare to succumb yourself to egregious laughter. The Comedy Closet is UCR’s first running organization...

Hulu takes a spin at a classic with “How I Met...

On March 31, 2014, many fans had to say goodbye to the beloved show “How I Met Your Mother,” with many not ready to...

ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ returns for its final season with special guest star...

“Black-ish,” the popular comedic ABC Network show, aired its eighth and final season on Jan. 11. The show premiered in 2014 and often pushed...

‘Don’t Look Up’ is an entertaining film that is rich with...

Any student who has taken even the most entry-levels of astronomy classes can take away a few things for certain: courses in astronomy should...

‘Spaceballs’ the replay

Mel Brooks is without a doubt the big-screen king of spoofs and satire. With classics such as the hilarious western spoof “Blazing Saddles” and...

‘Mortal Kombat’: Balancing fatality and realism

In “Mortal Kombat” (2021), writer Greg Russo and director Simon McQuoid aspire to blend the franchise's brutal violence and complex storyline into something that...

‘Thunder Force’’s lackluster comedy is elevated by its strong female leads

“Thunder Force,” which premiered on Netflix with stars Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer at the forefront as Lydia and Emily, presents two former friends...

The long awaited ‘Coming 2 America’ is a lackluster sequel to...

“Coming 2 America,” an Amazon Prime exclusive and the recently released sequel to the legendary 1988 Eddie Murphy film, “Coming to America,” is unfortunately...

‘Killing Is Easy’ illustrates the volatile nature of authenticity 

It is no secret that Patrice O’Neal was not exactly a universally beloved comedian, like George Carlin or Dave Chappelle. In fact, during a...