The Horizon

“Bohemian Rhapsody” hits most of the right notes

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Almost all biopics share a unifying problem: it’s incredibly difficult to condense a person’s entire life into a two-hour movie. It’s even more challenging when the subject has lived a life as tumultuous and well-known as...

Jeff Goldblum brings jazz, jokes to UCSB

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Jeff Goldblum’s foray into music is the perfect representation of his film career. The 66-year-old actor-turned-jazz-pianist, best known for his bizarrely charming roles in “Jurassic Park” and “Independence Day” perf...

Arctic Monkeys rock Santa Barbara Bowl

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

There are many bands that make more interesting music than the Arctic Monkeys.  Many artists write cleverer lyrics, or catchier hooks, or more emotionally-resonant melodies.  The Monkeys’ style isn’t particularly unique–...

Upside Down Kingdom releases debut album

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Kieran Clark and Olivia Essen have had a busy year. In just the last semester, their worship music collective Upside Down Kingdom has played multiple mini-concerts on Westmont’s campus, in addition to leading a weekly worship nig...

Senior art students open spooky showcase

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Students seeking Halloween spooks should look no further than the bottom floor of Adams Center, which has been temporarily transformed into a creepy forest. Senior art students Lauren Koo and Maddie Godinez installed their latest ...

“Venom” slithers to theatres sans Spider-Man

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Following a summer of superhero mega-hits such as Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War” and Fox’s “Deadpool 2,” Sony will release its latest comic-book film “Venom” this Friday, October 5th. While he’s very familiar...

Streaming scores at 70th Emmys

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Network television’s downfall continued on September 17 as streaming and cable programming dominated the 70th Emmy Awards. The ceremony, hosted by “Saturday Night Live” cast members Colin Jost and Michael Che, saw tradi...

The rise and fall of MoviePass

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

When MoviePass first announced its monumental price drop last August, it was a movie-lover’s dream come true: near-unlimited movie tickets for only ten dollars a month, a price lower than the cost of one ticket in many part...

Summer 2018 music recap

Wesley Stenzel, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

The summer of 2018 produced an eclectic array of popular music, as many successful artists created and released their most ambitious projects yet. The commercial king this summer was Drake, whose massive 25-track album "Scorpio...

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