Review: Seymour: An Introduction

A New York piano teacher is tenderly profiled in this charming, inspiring documentary. Read story.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Review: It Follows

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

Review: Run All Night

Liam Neeson stands tall as one of our last respectable tough guys. Read story.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Review: ’71

A British soldier navigates his way through the mean streets of Belfast in this suspenseful but disorienting thriller. Read story.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Review: Deli Man

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

Review: Timbuktu

A cattle herder and his family battle heat and an ISIL-like regime. Read story.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Review: Cinderella

Lily James stars in this live-action remake of the 1950 cartoon classic. Read story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The major problem with this sequel is that it relies too heavily on recycled television sitcom jokes. Read story.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Review: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Ronit Elkabetz writes, directs, and stars in this powerful film about one woman’s fight for freedom. Read story.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Review: Chappie

Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi mess gets sort-of saved by rave-rappers Die Antwoord. Read story.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Review: The Lazarus Effect

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

Garage Band Confidential: Watch The Seeds: Pushin’ Too Hard

Director Neil Norman’s documentary will screen at Carpinteria’s Plaza Playhouse Theater on March 7. Read story.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Review: Zero Motivation

Set on an Israeli military base, this female-focused coming-of-age dramedy is both witty and poignant. Read story.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Review: What We Do in the Shadows

Flight of the Conchords alum Jemaine Clement cowrites, codirects, and costars in this mockumentary about three hapless vampires. Read story.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Review: Mr. Turner

Timothy Spall stars as the revered 19th-century painter in director Mike Leigh's latest beautifully shot new film Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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