Arts & Entertainment

Transcending the Art World

Transcending the Art World

February 17, 2015 by Lily Boland

Just as creative ideas come and go, Pacifica’s latest creative endeavor came last Thursday night and left today. It came in the form of our annual Winter Gallery from February 13-18 at the Santa Monica Art [...]

Boyhood: A Transition in Cinema

Boyhood: A Transition in Cinema

January 30, 2015 by Emma Register

Boyhood, a recurring film in many nomination categories for the 2015 award season, transcends the world of cinema in just 166 minutes, and captures the viewers with Rotten Tomatoes’ description of the film: “Filmed over 12 [...]

New Year, New Productions

New Year, New Productions

January 27, 2015 by Lily Boland

Many of us rested over winter break but many of us could not. Break was instead used by artists as a two week period to sketch, prepare for art portfolios, come up with installation ideas, and [...]

Hollywood Needs a Wakeup Call

Hollywood Needs a Wakeup Call

January 23, 2015 by Ciani Walker

“The overall box office plunged 5.2% in 2014, topping out at $10.3 billion domestically. Audiences cooled to Hollywood offerings, voting with their feet as attendance dropped by an estimated 6% to 1.26 billion, the lowest figure [...]

Nicolas Cage: The Man, The Legend

Nicolas Cage: The Man, The Legend

December 27, 2014 by Nick Linfesty

The world’s greatest gift was born into the famous Coppola family. His family has played a notable role in modern film, such as creating one of the most famous film series, The Godfather. Nicolas Kim Coppola [...]

Who Will Die in The Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Who Will Die in The Avengers: Age of Ultron?

November 21, 2014 by Ciani Walker

Christmas came early this year for the geeks and Marvel fans as the first trailer for the heavily anticipated second installment of Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron, was released and speculations are through the roof. [...]

Fall Play in Shakespeare’s Way

Fall Play in Shakespeare’s Way

November 20, 2014 by Lily Boland

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,” for the ever famous Shakespeare has graced Pacifica with his presence once again with this year’s Fall Play: Much Ado About Nothing. I quote dear William because after watching [...]

A Rehearsal Perspective

A Rehearsal Perspective

October 15, 2014 by John Apted

Rehearsals have started for the Pacifica play, Much Ado About Nothing, and the short time with the cast and director has been quite a wild ride. Since I have been cast in the play I have been [...]

Hollywood’s Biggest Breach

Hollywood’s Biggest Breach

October 08, 2014 by Ciani Walker

“After more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords, and security questions, a practice that has become all too common [...]

Syro by Aphex Twin

Syro by Aphex Twin

October 05, 2014 by Anthony Marcial

Aphex Twin finally released his first full-length studio album in over 13 years on September 22, 2014. Syro features 12 new songs including electronic, techno, ambient, eerie, and heavy drum and bass styles.  Metacritic gave the [...]