Ladies and gentlemen, it is that time of the year. The pinnacle of art and culture. The Super Bowl for pretentious people. Whether you’re an avid film enjoyer or someone who only stepped foot in a movie theater this year to watch the most recent Minions movie, the Academy Awards are entrenched in popular culture […]
Student-made film spotlights women who surf and skate
Art and design senior Jo Anna Edmison did not have a set plan when she started capturing the stories of female surfers and skaters with her film camera. Three years later, she had turned her footage into an eight-minute short film that has been viewed around the world, and will now be featured in an in-person screening in San Luis Obispo.
SLO photographer brings documentary of historic perseverance, nature
In 2017, four surfers suddenly found themselves caught in the worst storm Iceland had seen in 25 years. After capturing their life-threatening journey on camera, Chris Burkard came back to his hometown to share their story on the big screen. An award-winning photographer and documentarist, Burkard held an exclusive screening of the documentary “Under an […]
English professor consulted on new Amazon Prime series “Hunters” starring Al Pacino
“Hunters,” as well as a behind-the-scenes documentary, will be available for streaming Friday, Feb. 21 on Amazon Prime.
“Napoleon Dynamite” actors stop at Cal Poly for film’s anniversary tour
The cast of the indie classic “Napoleon Dynamite” came to campus Feb. 4 for a screening of the film and Q&A session. The cast is on tour in honor of the film’s 15th anniversary. Jon Heder, who played Napoleon Dynamite, Jon Gries, who played Uncle Rico, and Efren Ramirez, who played Pedro, came to the […]
Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ is the first not horrible DC movie
With its main characters dynamic energy, “Wonder Woman” proves to be a delightful superhero movie to watch.
John Coltrane: A prophet on the woodwind
In only 30 minutes Coltrane drags the listener through the totality of human experience.
Review: One hundred precious minutes of my life ‘Snatched’
Greg Llamas is a journalism senior and Mustang News columnist. The views expressed in this column do not reflect the viewpoints and editorial coverage of Mustang News. I’m normally able to find at least a couple things to enjoy in a movie I didn’t like. From a halfway likable character, to a good performance from […]
Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ delves deeper than the first
It might seem like I have plenty of complaints about certain elements of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” but it had something to offer.
REVIEW: ‘Their Finest’: A heartfelt dramedy
The movie takes an unusual spin on the classic World War II motif
‘The Boss Baby’ manages to not be completely awful
Congratulations to Dreamworks on making not the worst thing ever