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Confessions of a Finstagrammer

“How many followers do you have?” “What’s your current aesthetic?” “Do you have a good ratio?” “What’s a good time to post for maximum likes?”…

Cinephile’s Paradise

From Feb. 1 through 4, I attended the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where I had access to 200 films, Q&As with filmmakers, industry panels…

‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ does not disappoint

Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray; comedic icons. “Animal House” and “Caddyshack;” films that have become staples in American humor. Perhaps…

‘Call Me By Your Name’ just peachy

Forget the phrase, “If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.” The next generation of hopeless romantics will recite, “Call me by your name, and I’ll…

The American Nightmare

The United States is nicknamed the “melting pot” because immigrants from all over the world come to share their cultures and live out what is…

Avoid cabin fever

Although it’s not a psychiatric diagnosis, according to clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, doctors far and wide do acknowledge its existence. It has been heavily stigmatized…

Oscars overload

On Tuesday morning the Academy announced the list of Oscar nominations in all 24 categories. What follows are some hot takes from yours truly, as…

British heartthrobs set to get hitched

BOOM … and just like that, millions of hearts were shattered by two handsome, British men. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, naturally. If you…