film1
Sept. 18 2013
"It's a mood piece," Rockwell tells CityBeat over the phone while traversing the streets of New York City. "It's like an Edgar Allen Poe story."
film2
Sept. 11 2013
Light on its feet and always flirty, Populaire-opening Friday, Sept. 13, at the Ken Cinema-harks back to the airy 1950s comedies one might associate with Rock Hudson and Doris Day
film1
Sept. 11 2013
Cretton's fictional surrogate is Grace (Brie Larson), a smart and caring veteran of the facility, called Short Term 12, who's dedicated to perfecting her own ability to listen.
drinking buddies
Sept. 4 2013
Afternoon Delight,' The Citizen' and the rest of the flicks showing around town
film1
Sept. 4 2013
So, what does the future hold for San Diego moviegoers? If it's like most years, the fall / winter movie season will bring more serious, adult and "quality" films to the multiplexes that hope to garner...
film1
Aug. 27 2013
Brian De Palma's lustrous thriller Passion is one nasty parlor game. It constructs a sleek 21st-century world where fantasy is as pervasive as technology or sex
film2
Aug. 27 2013
Looking at David Lowery's Ain't Them Bodies Saints from a purely visual perspective, it glimmers with the same heightened aura that has defined the work of enigmatic director Terrence Malick (The Tree...
film2
Aug. 21 2013
Dear Johnnie To: As a longtime devotee of your graceful cinematic style, deeply rooted themes of conflicted loyalty and an admirer of your great taste in food, I welcome you to San Diego
Aug. 21 2013
We received over 100 entries to our first 5 Minute Film Fest-see which ones made the cut
film1
Aug. 21 2013
Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been friends and filmmaking collaborators for nearly 15 years. But that doesn't mean they don't drive each other crazy from time to time
film2
Aug. 14 2013
Joshua Oppenheimer's staggering documentary The Act of Killing grapples with the magnitude of the genocide by asking men like Congo to re-create stories about the killings in whatever way they...
film1
Aug. 14 2013
Throughout Lee Daniels' The Butler, an expansive and elegant biopic based on real-life White House butler Eugene Allen (who Cecil stands in for as a fictional representation), we see how professional...
film1
Aug. 6 2013
Despite Green's shift to the mainstream, he's remained a director who revisits themes over and over again. His latest film, Prince Avalanche-opening Friday, Aug. 9, at Hillcrest Cinemas-is most definitely...
film2
Aug. 6 2013
Saturated pictures of decrepit theater lobbies, tattered marquees and deteriorating exhibition halls frame the opening credits of Paul Schrader's The Canyons
film2
July 31 2013
Writer and director Andrew Bujalski's insanely strange Computer Chess feels beamed down from an alien race that recently discovered analog video cameras
film1
July 31 2013
If Blue Jasmine-which opens Friday, Aug. 2, at Hillcrest Cinemas-were simply a study of an entitled socialite getting her comeuppance, it would be quite a dull bird. The film's real genius...
film2
July 24 2013
Blackfish starts like so many documentaries do these days: with shock and awe. A 911 emergency call made on Feb. 23, 2010, from SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., informs the viewer of a trainer not just...
film1
July 24 2013
If Crystal Fairy captures one unnerving aspect of a vacation gone sideways, it's how some people pretend to want collective improvisation when, in reality, they just desire structure and personal...
film2
July 17 2013
A little silence goes a long way in a horror film. Those disquieting minutes right before terror strikes can provide an agonizing prelude to the awful events that follow. This is director James Wan's sweet...
film1
July 17 2013
Each year, Comic-Con invades San Diego with such relentless force that the rest of the local arts community tends to get overshadowed. Don't let that happen to Jean-Luc Godard's Le Petit Soldat and...

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