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Trick-Or-Treaters pencil out Bob Hope's house

Hey, how 'bout former Lizzy Maguire star Hilary 'Someone Should Knock Her on Her' Duff spreading malicious rumors about Bob ...

Assorted film festival news

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/10/54642/ The Oceanside International Film Festival has invited 3 of Mira Costa College's finest to join the official jury. Twin ...

More intoxicating Kapralik to lap

Miniature movies from the "shadow box" world of studio collagist, Jacques Kapralik

Given my recent two week archeological dig into the sacrosanct work of "shadow box" wizard, Jacques Kapralk, did anyone really ...

2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival here we come!

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/09/54591/ The list of titles on tap for this year's 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival has gone public. Instead ...

Review: David Alvarez's 'Building Blocks' commercial

I vote according to camera placement, not campaign promises or party affiliation. Bob Filner's sudden heave-ho didn't leave much time ...

Review: Baggage Claim

Paula Patton is so desperate to find a lover that she hides in a trash can to stalk her potential ...

Review: Battle of the Year in 3D

There's still a chance to skip it in theatres!

People always ask what television shows I watch after clocking a hard day at the multiplex. Like I don’t get ...

Barbara Sinatra reveals true identity of Ronan Farrow's father

Former Vegas showgirl and mannequin for the late, great Mr. Blackwell, Barbara Sinatra, has broken her silence concerning the paternity ...

New releases opening this week: Gravity, When Comedy Went to School and more

Oh boy, did I like Gravity. I know, I know - so did everybody else. I don't care. I liked ...

Interview with Parkland writer-director Peter Landesman

Matthew Lickona: Tell about how you conceived of the film. Peter Landesman: I didn't want to go down the path ...

Anatomy of an ad campaign: Our Gang comedies, 1922 - 1938

The following is to be played on a loop while reading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkM0m-fB2Uw Last week was my mother's Yahrtziet. Twelve years. ...

The wait is over...

Oh, good grief. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/03/54188/ Because you have been counting the days until you could buy tickets to this sequel. Sometimes ...

Sinatra, not Woody the biological father of Rosemia's baby?

He has his father's eyes. According to a bombshell interview with Vanity Fair, actress Mia Farrow claims that Frank Sinatra ...

Hitchcock-tober unveils 9 digitally remastered masterworks

Nothing you see in a San Diego movie theatre all year could possibly come close to matching the experience of ...

Origins, Part III: a few final, stray tidbits from James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

Part one is here. Part two is here. First, a final note in support of the notion that Cameron was, ...

Dig a hole: A.C. Lyles, the man from Paramount

New Year's Eve, 2001, the first year I ever rang out the old in a warm climate. Who says I'm ...

How the Breaking Bad finale lied to you (and why you were so easily fooled)

Spoiler(s) Alert! Braining Bad and deconstucting the hoax

Okay Breaking Bad fans, I’m going on record with the belief that Walter White froze to death in that car ...

Origins, Part II: more from James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

He must have been so tickled to do a remake and call it Aliens.

(Part 1 is here.) You all remember the chestburster from the first Alien movie, right? http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/sep/30/53953/ That nasty little fellow ...

Origins: James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

The 1981 sequel was Cameron's first feature-length outing as a director.

Hello, and welcome to Origins, a look back at the early work of noted directors, with a special emphasis on ...

Review: I Am Divine: The True Story of the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Pink Flamingos was my Rocky Horror Picture Show. Every weekend for 52 consecutive weeks you’d find me parked 4th row ...

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