Pollock Theater’s Script to Screen Hosted ‘Jaws’

Screenwriter Carl Gottlieb shares biting anecdotes. Read story.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Hank, Chet, and Miles Hit the Screen

Hollywood takes on three iconic American musical legends. Read story.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

‘Batman v. Superman’

Why are superheroes fighting one another? Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Infiltrates Your Dreams

Columbian Director Ciro Guerra has a vision to impart in this slow, black-and white-tour of the Amazon River basin. Read story.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

Ten programs of features, shorts, and documentaries showcased March 19-22. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

‘The Club’ Confronts Church Abuses

The film is set around a house of penance for priests guilty of molestation. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Academy Awards Musical Notes

Ennio Morricone finally wins an Oscar for Best Original Score. Read story.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

‘West of the West’ Is a Human History

This Santa Barbara-brewed documentary is best one-stop source for understanding the Channel Islands. Read story.

Monday, March 7, 2016

‘Eddie the Eagle’ Falls Short

Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman star in this biopic of a British ski jumper. Read story.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

‘The Lady in the Van’ Is a Quirky Meditation

Maggie Smith stars in this funny investigation into the nature of caring. Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Q&A with Jesse Aizenstat

Documentarian discusses ‘My Gay Uncles’ Read story.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns

UCSB Arts & Lectures hosts world tour of festival for 25th Year. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

‘Zoolander 2’: A Fashion Flop

Sequel retreads same territory to unfunny effect. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Peeps, Week 2

Shannon Kelley gives a wrap-up of the film festival’s second half. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Closing Night Film

‘Marguerite’, like its tragic heroine, is at once inspiring and very sad. Read story.

Sunday, February 14, 2016
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