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Review: The Great Beauty

Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar winning film is an unabashed homage to the twin peaks of Fellini’s filmography. Read story.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Review: Son of God

This overly abridged, Cliff Notes–style accounting of the life of Jesus manages to bring the story to the big screen with some verve. Read story.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Review: The Last of the Unjust

Claude Lanzmann’s four-hour-long documentary offers a strangely fascinating study of one chapter of the Holocaust story. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Review: The Wind Rises

Hayao Miyazaki’s final film is no fantasy, but it’s still filled with enchantment. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

SBIFF's Pop-Up Art House

Since fall, the art of esoteric moviegoing has improved vastly around these parts thanks to the Showcase film series at Plaza de Oro. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Review: Pompeii

Action film director Paul W.S. Anderson finds his voice in this truly classic disaster flick. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Review: 3 Days to Kill

Kevin Costner stars in this multi-personality mess of a film that manages to entertain despite its lack of focus. Read story.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Review: Gloria

Gloria is a disarmingly engrossing, altogether remarkable piece of cinema, principally thanks to the quiet charismatic force that is actress Paulina García. Read story.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Review: Winter's Tale

Russell Crowe and Jessica Brown Findlay turn in magnificent performances, especially when you consider how corny the underlying message is. Read story.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Spotlight on the Banff Mountain Film Fest

The ever-popular world tour returns to the Arlington Theatre February 25 and 26 with 15 new films. Read story.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Review: About Last Night

Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, and Regina Hall star in a film written by Leslye Headland and directed by Steve Pink. Read story.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Review: RoboCop

Director José Padilha delivers a confusing and thrill-less RoboCop origin story. Read story.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Collecting Wes Anderson with Matt Zoller Seitz

The New York Magazine critic will discuss his new book, The Wes Anderson Collection, this Friday and Saturday in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SBIFF 2014 Peeps, Part Deux

Oprah Winfrey, Leo & Marty, Robert Redford, and more spotted through the fest. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

SBIFF 2014 Third Weekend Schedule

This weekend, the highlights of the 2014 film fest will screen for free. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014
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