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'Pigeon' Film Delivers Deadpan Art House Comedy

July 25, 2015
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“A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence,” which opened Friday at the Digital Gym Cinema, is the final part of a Swedish trilogy about being human.

'The Third Man' 4K Digital Restoration Comes To Ken Cinema

July 23, 2015
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A 4K restoration of "The Third Man" opens Friday at the Ken Cinema and that's cause for celebration.

San Diego International Fringe Festival Kicks Off Third Year Thursday

July 22, 2015
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Comic-Con is over but prepare for another kind of sensory overload with the third annual San Diego International Fringe Festival.

Teen Critic Reflects on Gam3rCon

July 20, 2015
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In the sensory overload of Comic-Con, it’s easy to miss a lot. Teen critic Robert Mackey directs our attention to Gam3rCon, an event that runs at Tenth Avenue Arts Center simultaneously with but separate from Comic-Con. Here’s his summary of the event.

Japanese Monsters, El Santo, And Ephemeral Art

July 17, 2015
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Wednesday night an art show called Japanese Monster: A Group Art Exhibition opened at Mike Hess Brewing. Twenty-three San Diego artists were displaying their work but one artist was not.

The Game's Afoot With An Aging 'Mr. Holmes'

July 16, 2015
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After more than a century, Sherlock Holmes’ popularity continues to rise with a play at the Globe, more of the BBC series in the wings, and now Sir Ian McKellan taking on the role of the great detective for the feature film, “Mr. Holmes” (opening July 17 in select San Diego theaters).

The Imperfect Perfection Of Comic-Con

July 15, 2015
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With 600 hours of programming, a quarter mile of exhibit hall and an ever-widening radius of outside activity, Comic-Con is sensory overload and all you can hope to do is taste a tiny sample of the pop culture smorgasbord.

Lightsabers, Han Solo Dazzle Comic-Con San Diego Fans

July 13, 2015
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The parties are over, the celebrities have cleared out, and the superheroes have packed up their capes. Another Comic-Con has come to a close.

Rococo X-Men Prepare For Comic-Con Masquerade

July 9, 2015
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Comic-Con is in full swing and Thursday night there will be the second annual Her Universe Fashion Show. But the longer tradition for costumers and cosplayers at Comic-Con is the Masquerade on Saturday. One group is preparing to take the X-Men back to the Rococo style of Marie Antoinette by way of Sofia Coppola.

Canadian Filmmaker Makes First Trip To Comic-Con

July 9, 2015
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Comic-Con kicked off it’s 46th year in San Diego Wednesday with preview night. I spent the evening with a Canadian filmmaker who was making his first visit to Comic-Con. What a blast!

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