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Tom Hardy And A Puppy Make 'The Drop' Hard To Resist

Sept. 12, 2014
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Audiences who loved actor Tom Hardy as the villain Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises" may be surprised by his quiet, low key performance in "The Drop." The film opens Friday in San Diego.

'Bright Star' Reunites Steve Martin And Edie Brickell

Sept. 11, 2014
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The Old Globe Theater has helped bring many new musicals to the stage. It continues this tradition with "Bright Star," which opens Friday.

Small Venues Pay Off Big: A Roundup Of Local San Diego Theater

Sept. 10, 2014
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What better way to escape the summer heat than with some local theater productions that might be flying under the radar.

Recital To Kick Off San Diego Opera 2014-15 Season

Sept. 5, 2014
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After a tumultuous year and almost closing its doors, the San Diego Opera is kicking off a new season with a recital at Balboa Theater Friday at 7 p.m.

Review: 'The Congress' Stirs Animated Discussion About Ownership In The Digital Age

Sept. 4, 2014
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"The Congress" had its premiere at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival earlier this year. Now it returns for a run at the Digital Gym Cinema (opening Sept. 5).

Movie Review: 'Manuscripts Don't Burn' Smolders With Tension

Sept. 3, 2014
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When personal ambition is conflated with the paranoia of the state, the results can be deadly. "Manuscripts Don't Burn" by Iranian director Mohammed Rasoulof, now playing at the Digital Gym in North Park, is a mesmerizing political thriller you don't want to miss.

The Unofficial Launch Of Halloween

Sept. 1, 2014
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For most people, Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer. But for me, it’s the unofficial launch of the Halloween season.  

'Luann' Comic Strip Creator Premieres New Musical In Vista

Aug. 29, 2014
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Greg Evans is the creator of the comic strip 'Luann.' He's also a San Marcos resident who has written three musicals, including “A Boy and a Girl,” which premieres at the Vista Broadway Theater this weekend.

Being Barbarella: Going Behind the Lipstick of 'Diary of a Diva'

Aug. 27, 2014
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For the past decade, Barbarella Fokos has been writing her popular column Diary of a Diva for the San Diego Reader. Now she has released her first book, "Diary of a Diva: Behind the Lipstick."

'Sin City' Sequel Delivers Babes, Blood And Beatings

Aug. 22, 2014
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Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller collaborate once again to bring the noir world of “Sin City” to the screen, this time for “A Dame to Kill For” (opening in select San Diego theaters on Aug. 22).