'Leave It To Chance' celebrates anniversary with special screening

Karen Velie “Leave it to Chance,” the movie written, produced, acted and directed in entirely by former and current Cal Poly students, will be shown as an anniversary screening Friday at 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the Business building Room…

'Lucky Number Slevin' worthy of screen

Ryan Chartrand There are few stories told best only through the beauty of cinema. “Lucky Number Slevin” happens to be one of them. “Slevin” is a complex story about a guy who ends up in the wrong place at the…

Last chance to catch free flicks this quarter

Jen Boudevin For students longing to watch their favorite classics on the big screen, Associated Students Inc. (ASI) just might hold the opportunity. Again presenting its popular quarterly film series, ASI Events hosts “Oldies but Goodies,” a trio of films…

Sluggish 'Slither' fails as horror parody

Ryan Chartrand Ryan Chartrand mustang daily   “Slither” could be the most shocking film of 2006. But it isn’t shocking in the “you- must-watch-this-movie” kind of shocking. Instead, when the lights come up and the slime is washed out of…

'V' delivers a political revolution, Wachowski style

Mariecar Mendoza "V for Vendetta,” the latest offering from the Wachowski brothers, depicts a dystopian British society on the brink of a revolution. The film provides a good balance between drama, science fiction and action. Hugo Weaving plays V, a…

Aspiring filmmakers flourish with Firefox

Ever see a memorable Super Bowl commercial that inspired an idea for a creative ad, but you never knew where or how to get started? Well, now it is easier than you think. Acclaimed Internet browser Mozilla Firefox has announced…

Chappelle invites fans to his 'Block Party'

Ryan Chartrand Although Dave Chappelle’s “Block Party” is by no means a Hollywood picture and has “DVD Bonus Disc” written all over it, there is no doubt that the only place it does belong is in every theater in America.…

'Running' out of excuses for poor acting

Forget the cute Hollywood sled dogs from “Eight Below,” leave the kids at home and tell the Disney Channel to interview someone else because it’s time for classic F-word bombing, fast car driving and shotgun blasting Paul Walker fun. “Running…

Panther's meow more like yawn

Ryan Chartrand It’s amazing to think that there are a whopping 10 “The Pink Panther” films. It’s even more amazing to think that Steve Martin thought “Cheaper by the Dozen 2” was a good idea. With his career dwindling down…

Quadriplegics rise again in 'Murderball,' in life

Nick Coury Tragic accidents often leave people without hope for the future, but in the case of Mark Zupan, he would not trade being a quadriplegic for his old life. On Feb. 2, ASI Events hosted the showing of the…

Screening of Oscar nominated film today

Justin Fivella The star of the Oscar nominated documentary “Murderball” and captain of the U.S. quadriplegic rugby team, Mark Zupan will speak tonight after a free screening in the Chumash Auditorium. Doors open for the free show at 7:30 p.m.…