Browse By

All posts by Jimmy Velasco

“Minari” Review

The A24 film Minari came out this past year during one of the most difficult times for releasing films. Nevertheless, the film transcends from the screen and touches our hearts as a cherished family film during a rough time we find ourselves and our family

BIFF vs COVID

Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) had just finished its 16th season with many film submissions to view. However, this was their first time making an entirely online festival, which involved streaming films and interaction with filmmakers around the world. BIFF celebrates by bringing films from

Chelonia Screendance Festival

Our greatest performative dance Chelonia just passed on February 26 & 27, in case you missed it, don’t worry all great pieces can be seen virtually. Yes, that’s right, this year Chelonia held its performance on youtube premiering live. With premiering on youtube it gave

Remembering Verne Shaffer

If you have taken a stroll through the campus or even through the riverside park you may have come across sculptures like the one pictured. These sculptures if you look closely were made by the artist Owen V. Shaffer to most he was known as

Functionality of Gallery ABBA

The past year was no doubt tough on going out and resuming regular activities. One Beloit activity kept running however and adapted to the new challenges we face amidst this pandemic. Gallery ABBA is this activity that has come up with ways of facing the

“The Devil All the Time” Review

The Devil All the Time starts from the very beginning where the narrator explains this tale as different people living near each other in West Virginia and how they are connected by conflicts. Set between 1945 and 1965 a time where the U.S. ended one

Early Voting

As the final Presidential debate aired this past Thursday, we now are nearing the election. If you are not going to sign up for an absentee ballot and prefer to vote in-person, early voting started up this past week and will continue into this week.

“The Boys”

Superheros, comedy, action, and gore, what’s not to love? The Boys has it all and is now one of the greatest hits on Amazon Prime Video. This series had a great debut in 2019 and has come back again in 2020 better than before, and

Everything to know about Dune (2021)

Last month we got the first glimpse of photo stills and trailer for 2021 highly anticipated film Dune. Director Denis Villeneuve set his eyes on remaking Dune, based on the 1965 science-fiction novel by Frank Herbert. Dune’s first adaptation was in 1984 by director David