Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson seem more petulant than wounded in this adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel. Read story.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Wild Tales is fun and half-great but nowhere near profound. Read story.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
film is redeemed in a finale that makes the whole series seem romantic. Read story.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A New York piano teacher is tenderly profiled in this charming, inspiring documentary. Read story.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
David Robert Mitchell’s new film may not be the scariest of the year, but it definitely alters consciousness. Read story.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Liam Neeson stands tall as one of our last respectable tough guys. Read story.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
A British soldier navigates his way through the mean streets of Belfast in this suspenseful but disorienting thriller. Read story.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Erik Anjou’s cinematic ode to the Great American Deli makes for surprising entertainment. Just be sure to pack a snack. Read story.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
A cattle herder and his family battle heat and an ISIL-like regime. Read story.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Lily James stars in this live-action remake of the 1950 cartoon classic. Read story.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The major problem with this sequel is that it relies too heavily on recycled television sitcom jokes. Read story.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Ronit Elkabetz writes, directs, and stars in this powerful film about one woman’s fight for freedom. Read story.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi mess gets sort-of saved by rave-rappers Die Antwoord. Read story.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, and Evan Peters star in a film written by Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater and directed by David Gelb. Read story.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Director Neil Norman’s documentary will screen at Carpinteria’s Plaza Playhouse Theater on March 7. Read story.