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‘Abigail’: A ballerina vampire’s bloody ballet that is far from terrifying

*Spoilers* Loosely inspired by the 1936 film “Dracula’s Daughter,” “Abigail” was theatrically released on April 19. The horror-comedy film follows a group of six criminals...

‘Drive Away Dolls’ proves the need for more fun and silly...

In 2021, Saturday Night Live released a sketch named “Lesbian Period Drama.” It was meant as a parody of period dramas featuring lesbians in...

Class is back in session with ‘Abbott Elementary’s’ third season

Mockumentaries have consistently been successful for American television with well-known sitcoms such as “The Office,” “Modern Family” and “Parks and Recreation.” The American Broadcasting...

‘The Underdoggs’: The half-baked sports comedy you didn’t know you needed

Spoilers “The Underdoggs” released Jan. 26 on Amazon Prime Video, is a foul-mouthed comedy focused on a struggling children’s football team. Well-known rapper and actor...

‘Saltburn’ Review: Infiltrating the upper crust

Oliver (Barry Keoghan) is a freshman at Oxford University. His presence is anything but noteworthy — he’s dressed like a middle-aged penpusher and gets...

UCR’s ‘Airness’ pulls its audiences into the crazy world of air...

The world of air guitar was electrically showcased in “Airness,” a UCR play that features its main character, Nina (Emily Luong), traversing through this...

‘Cocaine Bear’ provides a heart-pounding high

“Cocaine Bear” is a high-concept comedy that supplies an unbeatable cinematic experience. The comedy's premise comes from a true story involving blow, a bear...

George Lopez keeps it in the family with his new sitcom

'Lopez vs. Lopez’ marks the return of a comedy juggernaut and his next of kin. George Lopez returns to his sitcom roots on NBC’s new...

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...