‘Aloha’: Wandering narrative a waste of potential

Emma Stone as one quarter Hawaiian and one quarter Chinese? Not buying it.

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ a breath of fresh air for action blockbusters

It’s like ‘Babe,’ but in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

Cinematic romances make last hurrah of season

From “Fifty Shades” to “The Age of Adaline.”

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ delivers for hopeful fans

“Even though it’s only been in theaters a few days, I’ve already managed to see ‘Age of Ultron’ twice.”

“While We’re Young:” Friendly, funny and tastefully critical

“While We’re Young” captures adulthood struggles in an accessible way.

Digging up the truth about recycling

For some Cal Poly students, watching someone drop a recyclable water bottle into the black trash bin instead of the clearly labeled blue recycle bin is as painful as watching someone get a needle in the eye.

Hollywood Motion Picture Experience: The production studio in the hills

Apparently there’s a film production company in San Luis Obispo County.

‘Gatsby’ trailers and soundtrack dazzle, but will the film?

The New York lights glitter in the night. In West Egg, a mansion is filled with crowds adorned in opulent ’20s garments. Guests dance and converse on every confetti-blanketed surface. Fireworks boom above their heads as restlessness envelopes the air.

Required viewing: humanities and LAES bring ‘must-see’ films to campus

Kassi Luja kassiluja.md@gmail.com The Cal Poly community now has the opportunity to embark on a cinematic adventure each Wednesday night this quarter, thanks to the humanities and liberal arts and engineering studies (LAES) departments. The two recently teamed up to put on a “must-see film”…

Film festival to address variety of environmental concerns

A number of contemporary environmental issues will be addressed during the second annual Los Padres Forestwatch “Wild and Scenic” Film Festival.

In film, prequels are the new sequels

The trend seemed to have started after George Lucas made those three critically condemned Star Wars movies not too long ago, which followed the rise of Darth Vader. Since then, franchises have been choosing to tell back-stories instead of creating new legacies.