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Marky Mark Day | Patriots Day | 2 out of 5 Stars | Rated R

There’s this weird feeling that comes only after walking out of a film “based on actual events.” The actual events inevitably being ones you don’t know all the details of, an inclination exists to take what appears on screen at face value, based off your overall enjoyment level. Captain Phillips,…

Congratulations, You’re Not Dead Yet

Alright, real talk for a second: 2016 sucked major ass in a lot of different ways. The last thing you need is yet another servile piece of shit like myself trying to break them down into an easily Facebook-shared list or rank them in order of how they affect me…

Non-GMOMG • Organically Delicious EASTsmf

We all know that the heavy use of pesticides in our produce, which also sneaks its way into the processed foods we eat, can cause a host of health problems, including cancer. While some religiously steer clear of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and non-organic food, and find it hard to…

Empathy, From a Distance | Other People | 3 out of 5 Stars | Not Rated

At it’s best, Other People, the semi-autobiographical directorial debut of SNL writer and Sacramento native Chris Kelly, is a subtly moving portrait of illness and loss as it most often happens in our society: amidst countless distractions and the bittersweet detours of everyday life. As a personal project, it is…

Fine Spray: Artist Ricky Watts Merges Elements of Graffiti, Fine Art

Ricky Watts’ relationship with art can most accurately be described as a lifelong, full-fledged obsession. Watts’ mom claims that he was drawing before he was even able to walk, and by the time he was a teen, he was funding his weekly lunches by selling doodles to classmates. Fast-forward to…