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'Gone Girl' Is Perfect First Date Movie — Well Sort Of

Oct. 3, 2014
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“Gone Girl” (opening Oct. 3 throughout San Diego) was a New York Times bestseller before author Gillian Flynn adapted it to the screen. It examines long-term relationships but from a fresh perspective.

San Diego Film Festival Kicks Off 13th Year

Sept. 24, 2014
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The San Diego Film Festival kicks off its 13th year Wednesday night. The festival runs through Sunday.

Kevin Smith's 'Tusk' Is Half A Brilliant Film

Sept. 19, 2014
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Filmmaker Kevin Smith is best known for comedies such as “Clerks,” but “Tusk” (opening Sept. 19 in select theaters) takes him out of his comfort zone and the surprise is he delivers — well almost.

Son of Monsterpalooza: Paying Tribute To Movie Monsters

Sept. 19, 2014
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With Halloween just around the corner, Son of Monsterpalooza — a convention celebrating movie monsters — was just what I needed last weekend.

San Diego Opera: Looking Ahead With COO Keith Fisher

Sept. 18, 2014
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San Diego Opera's COO Keith Fisher sees a sunny horizon as he looks ahead to the company's 2014-15 season.

La Costa Film Festival Kicks Off

Sept. 17, 2014
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The La Costa Film Festival drew 3,500 attendees in for its debut last year and it is already expanding in terms of both attendance and number of films showcased.

'Bright Star' Premieres At Old Globe Theater

Sept. 15, 2014
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The new musical "Bright Star" had its world premiere over the weekend at the Old Globe Theater.

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.