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'Mission Impossible' Is A Fun Adrenaline Rush

July 30, 2015
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Spies are back in style as the "Mission Impossible" and 007 franchises serve up new entries, and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." TV show gets a big screen reboot. The latest "Mission Impossible" film looks a lot like an old James Bond film.

Checking In On San Diego International Fringe

July 30, 2015
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San Diego International Fringe has been running for almost a full week and it’s been delivering on its promise of “eyeball busting” entertainment.

'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. NOTE: run has been extended through Aug. 6.

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.

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