film1
May 29 2013
If there's a real truth to be found in Before Midnight, it's that the people we're most capable of hurting are those we love the most
film2
May 29 2013
What's shocking isn't how many film festivals San Diego hosts; what's astonishing is how many of them have been around for so long. One of the oldest, FilmOut, San Diego's LGBT fest, celebrates...
film1
May 22 2013
There are two sorts of people in this world: those who are fully aware of Ricky Jay and his work and those who haven't yet had the pleasure. Now, there's nothing to be ashamed of if you aren't familiar...
film2
May 22 2013
Happy birthday, Ponyboy. Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 adaptation of The Outsiders turns 30 this year. The cast is a veritable who's-who of 1980s Tiger Beat pin-ups: Tom Cruise, C. Thomas...
film1
May 14 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness is the latest movie to warp its way into the fray, and it's got big shoes to fill
film2
May 14 2013
Michael Shannon plays Richard Kuklinski, the East Coast contract killer who was arrested in 1986 after committing a long string of murders
film1
May 8 2013
Director Esparza doesn't have an axe to grind. His focus is telling a simple story, that of a family confronting unfortunate circumstances
film2
May 8 2013
Horror fans will rejoice over this piece of news: A new late-night series is being put together at Digital Gym Cinema in North Park by Beth Accomondo of KPBS and Miguel Rodriguez of the Horrible Imaginings...
film1
May 1 2013
Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has made several excellent features about people of color living on the fringes of the American dream. Thing is, it may not be the version of the American dream you're used to
film2
May 1 2013
As usual, there's no shortage of sequels and remakes (Star Trek into Darness, Fast and Furious 6, The Hangover Part III, The Wolverine, Man of Steel, Kick-Ass 2, Dirty Dancing, Despicable Me 2, Monsters...
film1
April 23 2013
What's happened to Matthew McConaughey? Usually when you ask that question about an actor, it's because he's sold out, opting for facile studio pictures over the interesting, artistically appealing
film2
April 23 2013
Filipino films rarely see the inside of a San Diego theater. That makes the kidnap thriller Graceland, opening Friday, April 26, at Reading Gaslamp Cinemas, notable enough
film1
April 17 2013
This much is certain: If you hated The Tree of Life, To the Wonder is not for you
film2
April 17 2013
Comrade Kim Goes Flying is a North Korean feature film that has to be seen to be believed, especially considering the current political climate. Like Linsanity, it's a follow-your-dreams,...
film
April 10 2013
At the end of Trance, director Danny Boyle's new movie, you may feel inclined to dismiss it as a neatly packaged thriller whose twists and turns are all straightened out in the final moments
film2
April 10 2013
There are plenty of cinephiles, me included, who revere Stanley Kubrick as a visionary director whose body of work is unique and can't be equaled. He's made several masterpieces, including 2001: A Space...
film1
April 3 2013
The Irish comic actor Chris O'Dowd, who became known to American audiences when he played the love interest opposite Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids, had quite a showing at last year's San Diego...
film2
April 3 2013
Cretton's movie I Am Not a Hipster will open at Digital Gym on Friday, April 5. The film, shot in and around San Diego, has screened here several times, but I think this is its first theatrical...
film1
March 27 2013
There is a message of hope in War Witch, but it comes at a terrible cost. It's challenging for us viewers to watch as a child is destroyed by grown men. This is not a film about politics,...
film2
March 27 2013
Digital Gym Cinema will screen movies regularly, bringing in independents, foreign films and documentaries; it's essentially a completely new space, programmed by SDLFF artistic director Lisa Franek

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