Miele
Oct. 14 2014
Miele represents a restrained yet luminous brand of human drama that's threatening to disappear stateside
TheGuest
Oct. 7 2014
The Guest often denies the importance of plot points, instead focusing on the gut-wrenching visceral imagery of a traumatic event rather than the explanation behind it
Pride
Oct. 7 2014
Unapologetically hopeful about progressive viewpoints, Matthew Warchus' Pride revolves around a grassroots LGBT group that raises funds for striking miners in the Welsh countryside
GoneGirl
Sept. 30 2014
Adapted from Gillian Flynn's mega-bestseller, Gone Girl centers on the mysterious disappearance of Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike), whose smug husband Nick (Ben Affleck) becomes the prime suspect after...
TheTwoFacesofJanuary
Sept. 30 2014
"There's a sucker born every minute." Chester McFarland (Viggo Mortensen) utters these fateful words to his wife Colette (Kirsten Dunst) as they saunter through the Parthenon in Athens.
The Last Days of Vietnam
Sept. 24 2014
The Last Days of Vietnam provides a certain level of context in the opening moments for those viewers not up on their Vietnam War history, specifically the enactment and failure of the 1973 Peace...
Bad Country
Sept. 24 2014
The San Diego Film Festival (SDFF), which runs Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 28, at multiple theater locations, occupies an interesting space on the local arts calendar
Tusk
Sept. 16 2014
Kevin Smith slams his point home with Tusk, a new horror film that destroys the virtual distance of online aggression by slowly transforming one of its seediest offenders into a primitive beast
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby - Them
Sept. 16 2014
People grieve in vastly different ways. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them spins this idea into a sublime meditation on one couple's experiences grappling with the loss of a child
Inherent Vice
Sept. 9 2014
A gravely disappointing summer at the box office has essentially ensured that 2014 will make considerably less money than any year in the past decade. This puts even more pressure on Hollywood juggernauts...
Nicole_Kidman
Sept. 9 2014
San Diego movies opening this week: A Five Star Life: A woman works as a luxury-hotel inspector and, despite her dream job, pines for a relationship of substance
No No - A Dockumentary
Sept. 3 2014
No No: A Dockumentary-which opens Friday, Sept. 5, at Reading Gaslamp Cinemas-walks a fine line between portrait and historical record, leaving room for revisionism between the lines.
The Last of Robin Hood
Sept. 3 2014
Errol Flynn (Kevin Kline) always gets what he wants in The Last of Robin Hood, another drowsy biopic that treats history as if it were a clear, linear timeline
Love is Strange
Aug. 26 2014
In Ira Sachs' quiet and true drama Love is Strange, people from different generations coexist without melodrama
Frank
Aug. 26 2014
Through this hodgepodge of warring personalities and dysfunction, Frank considers the complexity of mental illness, how it takes shape over time and contorts one's self from the inside out.
Sorcerer_3
Aug. 19 2014
Curated by theater manager Sophia Verbiscar, the series (find details at landmarktheatres.com) consists of nine trendsetting works from two pivotal decades in filmmaking that reflect the political, social...
still_03
Aug. 19 2014
Rich Hill very often feels like a classic observational documentary in the vein of Frederick Wiseman's films.
Calvary
Aug. 12 2014
John Michael McDonagh's Calvary shoves these sins out into the open in a darkly comic way, addressing the human contradictions and consequences wrought by such damning ideological policies
Finding Fela
Aug. 12 2014
A force for social change, Fela challenged the oppressive government with his politicized art and strange lifestyle
Alive Inside
Aug. 5 2014
"I've forgotten so much," says an elderly female patient in the early moments of Alive Inside. Social-worker-turned-activist Dan Cohen, the documentary's primary subject, has heard these words before

Calendar

  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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