It Comes At Night

Playing on fears, this survivalist horror flick is a surreal thought-provoker. Read story.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Boatmaker Screens at S.B. Maritime Museum

Ken Minor will speak on his hand-built sailboat. Read story.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Megan Leavey

Kate Mara portrays a complex woman who refuses to give up. Read story.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

‘Chuck’ Ain’t Requiem for a Heavyweight

Film captures wonderfully naturalistic gritty graininess of ’70s movies. Read story.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

UCSB Script to Screen Presents La La Land

There’ll be a post-film discussion with Oscar-winning production designers David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco. Read story.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

“Alien: Covenant’

This prequel has nothing left to hide, but does offer legitimate spookiness. Read story.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pollock Theater Hosts Trans Media Series

The month-long program features transgender works. Read story.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

‘Lost City of Z’ Is Subtly Powerful

The slow-paced thought-provoker examines Amazonian exploration. Read story.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Poignant film explores the nature of evil. Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

‘Fishpeople’ Film Gets S.B. Premiere

Keith Malloy’s sophomore effort is visually arresting and inspirational. Read story.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

‘Ghost In the Shell’ Fails Beloved Japanese Franchise

Scarlett Johansson’s stilted delivery of mostly dumb dialogue never rings true. Read story.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

‘Going in Style’ Benefit at Paseo Nuevo

A film starring three Oscar winners screens to raise funds for kidney disease. Read story.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Second Annual Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

This year’s roster features 13 films about Jewish culture from around the world. Read story.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

An Evening with Piper Laurie

Ojai Film Festival and Women in Film honor screen the legend on March 11. Read story.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Banff Mountain Film Fest Back at Arlington

The recurring festival brings moviegoers to mountains (and canyons and oceans). Read story.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
event calendar sponsored by: