Music and movies: a match made in … Hollywood?

“The Great Gatsby,” as interpreted by the always-subtle and understated Baz Luhrmann, presents the whirlwind of Roaring ’20s opulence.

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

Kassi Luja 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”…

‘Missed Connections’ — a film you won’t want to miss

Allison Montroy Cal Poly alumnus Kenny Stevenson always knew he wanted to make people laugh for a living. In second grade, if his teacher had asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he would have said…

San Luis Obispo on the silver screen

Lights, camera, action! Here are a few flicks filmed in your new home town.

Enjoy the (Fremont) experience

[slideshow] There are a lot of unique places in SLO, but one of the most recognizable places has got to be The Big Fremont Theatre. We’ve all seen it. It’s hard to miss if you live here. And like most of…

See Sunset (drive-in) before graduation

Erin Hurley is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily SLO lifestyle columnist. Now that I’m a senior at Cal Poly, I’m starting to realize that my time here is limited. When I was a freshman I thought these four years…

Horror film premiers at Palm Theatre

A movie director with local roots is planning to terrify moviegoers this week with the premiere of his new movie “Primitive” at the Palm Theatre on Thursday. The movie will show at 9:15 p.m. each night through Monday, with a…

Palm Theatre offers a different movie experience for SLOcals

Erin Hurley is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily San Luis Obispo lifestyle columnist. I love movies. I think they’re like a little escape from daily life. When I go see a movie, I can kind of suspend reality for…

OP-ED: 3-D movies, hurting more than just your eyes

With more 3-D movies debuting, the special effect has become more of a gimmick to bring audiences back to the theatre.

International Film Festival to take over downtown Friday

The 16th annual International San Luis Obispo Film Festival begins on Friday with ten days of movies, wines and workshops.

What your SLO theater choice says about you

For a town as small as San Luis Obispo, we are lucky to have four different theaters to choose from when it comes to watching a movie on the silver screen.