ASUC SUPERB’s fall 2016 film screening lineup

This semester, ASUC SUPERB’s film lineup is combining the new and old, coupling modern blockbusters with legendary classics. With Stanley Kubrick’s science-fiction masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey” and Seth Rogen’s laugh-a-minute “Superbad” already screened, the juxtapositions will continue over the following months to keep us entertained as the year advances.
Read More…

‘Suicide Squad’ falls short of heroic DC comeback

Since “Man of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have been looking for their franchise starter to rival the yearly additions of well-oiled, if safe, comic book blockbusters from Marvel. Yet, both DC films underwhelmed with the critical and commercial populaces because of
Read More…

Best fall flicks to watch at a theater near you

There are families cluttered on Telegraph Avenue, the bookstore line is out the door, and freshmen are scrambling to find their classes. Even though classes are starting, don’t let the imminent stress of midterms, papers and all-nighters get the best of you. While exploring the city of Berkeley, make sure to catch these movie premieres to help blow off some steam or satisfy your inner movie lover!
Read More…

Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ lacks sharp script, is filled with predictable plot twists

Sometimes, gorgeous actors and exciting plot twists aren’t enough. Masked behind beautiful faces, amusing one-liners and intricate heists, “Focus” is exciting but ultimately becomes repetitive, mundane and, at times, offensive. For a film grounded in these elaborate twists and turns, “Focus” is surprisingly predictable — and forgettable.  Written and directed
Read More…