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Film Review: Oculus


‘Oculus’ explores fear through a mind-bending mirror

Video: Califone – “Magdalene”


Califone releases another excellent video

Film Review: Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

A new documentary grants unprecedented access to The National

Film Review: Particle Fever

Particle Fever

Mark Levinson’s new film brings particle physics to the general public

San Diego Latino Film Festival Brings the Scary and the Bizarre


The festival’s “Un Mundo Extraño” sidebar showcases an eclectic group of films

Film Review: Bethlehem

Bethlehem film

Yuval Adler’s new thriller tackles the Israel-Palestine conflict

Film Review: The Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014 – Documentary

Matthew Boger and Tim Zaal in Facing Fear

We look at this year’s crop of Oscar-nominated documentaries

Film Review: We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are

A new horror film takes a bite out of free will

Film Review: RoboCop


The ‘80s classic gets a big loud remake

Film Review: The Devils

The Devils

Ken Russell’s The Devils has endured four decades of censorship

Film Review: The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The story of Charles Dickens and his secret love affair with Nelly Ternan

Film Review: La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)

La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)

La Grande Bellezza puts a contemporary spin on classic Italian cinema

Video: Califone – “Movie Music Kills a Kiss”


Califone plays the Soda Bar this Sunday

Owl and Bear’s Top 13 Posts of 2013


Our most popular posts of the year

Silent Misogyny: The Silent Comedy’s New Video Does Women Wrong

The Silent Comedy

The Silent Comedy’s video for “Always Two” is disturbing in all the wrong ways

San Diego: Win Tickets to See “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

We’re giving away passes to Ben Stiller’s new film

Video: Best Coast – “This Lonely Morning”

Best Coast

Here’s a video of Best Coast’s Bethany and Bobb playing tennis

Video: Shannon and the Clams – “Rat House”


For those already tired of Arcade Fire’s new video

Video: Arcade Fire – Afterlife

Arcade Fire

Watch Arcade Fire’s latest video from “Reflektor”

Video: New Belgium Tour de Fat in Time Lapse


Here’s a time lapse video from New Belgium Tour De Fat’s stop in San Diego

Video Premiere: Old Man Wizard – “Traveller’s Lament”


Our exclusive premiere of the San Diego band’s woodsy video

Video Premiere: Gayle Skidmore – “Little Bird”

Gayle Skidmore Little Bird

The local songwriter gives us the first look at her new video

Cults Cut Through the Static

Cults - Static

Cults will release their new album, Static, on October 15

Video: Lightning Dust – “Diamond”


Vancouver band Lightning Dust just released an electric new album