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Film Review: While We’re Young

While Were Young

Noah Baumbach’s latest film has some fatal flaws

Live Review: Mike Birbiglia at Balboa Theatre, December 5, 2014

Mike Birbiglia

The “Thank God for Jokes” tour marks a turning point in the comedian’s career

Film Review: Birdman


The excellent new film gives Michael Keaton the role of a lifetime

San Diego: Win Tickets to See “Birdman” Starring Michael Keaton


We’re giving away passes to Michael Keaton’s acclaimed new movie

San Diego: Win Tickets to See “St. Vincent” Starring Bill Murray


We’re giving away passes to Bill Murray’s latest comedy

Film Review: This is Where I Leave You

This is Where I Leave You

The new dramedy lets its ensemble cast shine

Film Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Sin City A Dame to Kill For

The sequel to 2005’s ‘Sin City’ is too little, too late

Here’s the Second Half of the Owl and Bear-Presented Midnight Series at the Ken

Taxi Driver

Films include Taxi Driver, This is Spanal Tap, and Mean Girls

Film Review: Boyhood


Richard Linklater’s lyrical new film speaks to the child in all of us

Film Review: Life Itself

Life Itself

A new documentary profiles the life of Roger Ebert

Film Review: The Dance of Reality

Dance of Reality

‘The Dance of Reality’ marks the return of a surrealist favorite

Film Review: We Are the Best!

We Are the Best

Lukas Moodysson’s film is an ode to adolescence and punk

Film Review: The Signal

The Signal

The new film from William Eubank mixes genres with mixed results

Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise returns with a sci-fi take on ‘Groundhog Day’

Film Review: Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Gore Vidal

A new film lets the quotable commentator speak for himself

Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Seth MacFarlane’s sharpshooting satire hits more than it misses

Owl and Bear Presents Summer Midnight Series at the Ken

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

The 16-week movie series kicks off June 14

Film Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men Days of Future Past

The latest X-Men film atones for the franchise’s own checkered past

Film Review: Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla 2014

The new Godzilla succeeds where previous versions failed

Film Review: Oculus


‘Oculus’ explores fear through a mind-bending mirror

Film Review: Alan Partridge

The Alan Partridge Movie

Steve Coogan brings inane banter to the big screen — and it’s a good thing

Film Review: Ernest and Celestine

Ernest and Celestine

The new animated film will enchant kids of all ages

Film Review: Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

A new documentary grants unprecedented access to The National

Interview: Erik Jourgensen

Erik Jourgensen

The San Diego composer talks about his upcoming film ‘Callejero’