Dark themes, wit, diversity, in ‘Oscar Nominated Short Films’
Rifle heiress’ spooky house stars in so-so ‘Winchester’
Each year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival rolls through Santa Cruz on a World Tour designed to “ignite your passion for...
I used to reveal my Top Ten movies of the year in December, when all of the other year-end wrap-ups appear. But...
Director Paul Thomas Anderson can’t sew patchwork story together
Sexual exploration fuels poignant ‘Call Me By Your Name’
Harding scandal revisited in wry, raucous ‘I, Tonya’
Offbeat love story soars in bewitching ‘Shape of Water’
Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ picks up right where we left off
Weird rhythms, uneven tone derail Woody Allen’s ‘Wonder Wheel’
Crackpot Hollywood dream spawns weird cult hit in funny ‘The Disaster Artist’
McDormand superb as fierce mom in director Martin McDonagh’s latest
Dickens facts vs. fiction in entertaining ‘Man Who Invented Christmas’
Teen girl yearns to fledge in wry, warm-hearted ‘Lady Bird’
Kids’ quest plots converge in stylish, lovely ‘Wonderstruck’
Three outdoor adventure film festivals converge on Santa Cruz this weekend
Ambition vs. result in story-challenged ‘Florida Project’
Win tickets to Mountainfilm on Tour on Saturday, Nov. 11 at Rio Theatre
‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ sticks to the emotional core of its real-life tale
‘Turn It Around’ charts the history of one the most fascinating indie music scenes ever
Life still mysterious in thoughtful sequel ‘Blade Runner 2049’
King-Riggs tennis match scores in entertaining ‘Battle of the Sexes’
Win tickets to Santa Cruz Film Festival on Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 11-15
‘Little Miss Sunshine’ creators talk about their most recent film, before upcoming screening and Q&A
Focus fractures in Salinger drama ‘Rebel in the Rye’
Win tickets to Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival on Sept 29 - 30.
Static character spoils attempted character study in ‘Beach Rats’
UCSC alum looks back on the life of Dolores Huerta in new documentary
Win tickets to Radical Reels on Friday, Sept 22 at Rio Theatre.
Food, laughs, highlight dry and witty ‘The Trip to Spain’