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Review: The Double

Director Richard Ayoade gives us an experimental art film that suffers from a case of predictability. Read story.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Review: The Other Woman

Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann add some much-needed complexity to this dumb take on the revenge rom-com. Read story.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Review: Fading Gigolo

John Turturro directs and stars in this silly but startling little film. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Philip Glass Ensemble Rescores La belle et la bête

UCSB Arts & Lectures will present Glass’s critically praised film and live music project on April 30. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Review: Transcendence

Inconsistencies muck up what could have been a decent sci-fi tale of man and machine. Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Review: Dom Hemingway

Jude Law tackles the role of a doom-soaked loser in this mediocre story of a recently released convict. Read story.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Review: Enemy

Director Denis Villeneuve reteams with actor Jake Gyllenhaal for this heady suspense thriller about doppelgangers and alternative dimensions. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Vegans on Film

Marc Pierschel's documentary Live and Let Live captures the Earth Day spirit; screens April 22. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Review: Ernest & Celestine

Despite its worn out storyline, Ernest & Celestine provides pretty scenes, sweet drawings, and a universal message. Read story.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Review: Oculus

The head-gaming only contributes to the power of this low-budget wonder. Read story.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Review: The Lunchbox

First-time writer-director Ritesh Batra delivers a wonderful and unsuspecting little film about love the old-fashioned way. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson star in this second installment of the rebooted comic-book saga. Read story.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Review: Le Week-end

Despite the preview appearances, this is not just another feelgood British Viagromance. Read story.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Review: Noah

Darren Aronofsky’s arrogant Bible rewrite is equal parts nonsensical, boring, and strangely misogynist. Read story.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Spike & Mike’s Animation Fest Is Back

The touring animation free-for-all comes to UCSB’s Campbell Hall on April 4. Read story.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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