‘Deadpool 2’ Has Style All Its Own

Sequel has as much action, comedy, and cursing as one has come to expect from Deadpool. Read story.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

‘Tag’ Entertains with Stellar Cast

Plenty of creative license is taken and the story is over-the-top at times, but if you’re looking for a simple movie to watch with friends, Tag fits the bill nicely. Read story.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mister Rogers Documentary Is Fluid Blend of Biography and Cultural History

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ incites viewers to reflect on the integrity and vulnerability of childhood. Read story.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Animated Nights at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens

UCSB’s Arts & Lectures presents its summer film series. Read story.

Monday, July 2, 2018

French Cinema Takes Over Riviera

SBIFF presents its seventh Wave Film Festival. Read story.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Asian American Film Series at the Alhecama

Features and documentaries screen each Friday in July. Read story.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Andrea Riseborough Shines in ‘Nancy’

This impressive first feature film drops us into the murky world of Nancy, who may or may not be a woman kidnapped as a young girl. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Films Wanted for Area Film Fests

Los Olivos’ NatureTrack and Ojai Film Festival are accepting submissions. Read story.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Household Horror of ‘Hereditary’

The film creates an eerie mood but falls short on plot. Read story.

Friday, June 15, 2018

‘Lost in Space’ Is Netflix’s Latest Binge-Worthy Series

The series deftly blends family-friendly elements with bizarre, scary forces. Read story.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Loud and Proud: LOUDfest Rocks L.A.

Cuco was the special guest at the student music and film festival. Read story.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

‘Babylon Berlin’ Is a Seductive, Gritty, Film-Noir-Basted Wonder

Netflix’s original series explores Germany’s fragile but culturally fertile Weimar Republic in 1929. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

‘Beyond the Opposite Sex’: ‘Transition’ Not Catchall Definition for Everyone with Gender Dysphoria

Documentary reinforces the idea that people who transition are defined by their character, not their gender affirmation. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

‘You Were Never Really Here’ Is a Dark, Haunting Trip

Starring Joaquin Phoenix, writer/director Lynne Ramsay’s experimental thriller goes against the grain of the vigilante genre. Read story.

Monday, April 30, 2018

‘Lives Well Lived’ Shows Strength in Connecting with Elders

Sky Bergman’s documentary captures the history of modern America collected from life experiences from more than 40 people aged 70 and upward. Read story.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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