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Preview: Pac-Arts Spring Showcase

April 17, 2014
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Pac-Arts kicks off its 4th Annual Spring Showcase today. KPBS' film critic Beth Accomando gives a preview of the film line up.

Remembering The Ken And 'Rocky Horror'

April 17, 2014
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For many in San Diego, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at The Ken Cinema will always be something special to remember.

Ken Cinema Closing As A Landmark Theatre

April 15, 2014
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Landmark Theaters has confirmed that it will cease to run the Ken Cinema at the end of the month, but the venue owners say it change doesn't mean the location would stop showing movies.

Rants And Raves: TCM Film Festival

April 14, 2014
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Over the weekend I attended my first Turner Classic Movies Film Festival in Hollywood. Pure ecstasy.

Screening: 'Ride With Larry'

April 11, 2014
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In honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, there will be two screenings of the documentary "Ride with Larry" (April 13 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at La Paloma Theater in Encinitas).

Rants And Raves: 'Taste'

April 11, 2014
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Filmmaker and stage director Stuart Gordon loves cooking shows so naturally he was drawn to a play about people who eat each other. See what he’s serving up with “Taste” (opening April 11 at Sacred Fools Theater in Hollywood).

Review: 'The Raid 2: Berandal'

April 11, 2014
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Two years ago “The Raid Redemption” gave action junkies the kind of fix they dream about. Now the sequel, “The Raid 2: Berandal” (opening April 11 in select theaters) arrives on the scene.

Review: 'Alan Partridge'

April 11, 2014
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British comedian Steve Coogan was just nominated for a writing Oscar for last year’s "Philomena." But he’s more in his element in the comedy "Alan Partridge" (opening April 11 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) where he reprises a role he created in the early 1990s for BBC TV.

Rants And Raves: Opera

April 9, 2014
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San Diego Opera's "Don Quixote" may be the last opera produced by the company. I saw a performance Tuesday night that made me think about opera in history.

Midday Movies: TCM's Charles Tabesh

April 9, 2014
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Not many people can claim Martin Scorsese, Carrie Fisher, Alec Baldwin and Cher as fans of their work but Charles Tabesh can. He is the vice president in charge of programming at Turner Classic Movies and a UCSD alumni. The Fifth Annual TCM Film Fest kicks off tomorrow in Hollywood.

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