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September 12, 2023

Days of Future Passed

The future is always relevant: after a decade-long dormancy, two animated satires of futurism re-emerge like cicadas. Season 11 of Futurama continues The Simpsons’ co-creator...
The Flash Movie Release
June 14, 2023

In ‘The Flash,’ Michael Keaton’s Batman Returns to the DCEU

Barry Allen is the man who can outrun time itself. Bathed in electrified chemicals, he became The Flash, the fastest man alive. Seeing the previews...
The new documentary ‘Journey to Hokusai’ examines the craft of Tim Killion, whose art and activism have left a lasting legacy in Santa Cruz
March 10, 2020

Famed Printmaker Tom Killion’s Links to Santa Cruz and Japan

New documentary follows artist’s journey to learn from Japanese masters
February 11, 2020

Film Review: ‘Birds of Prey’

The new Harley Quinn movie is at least a superior followup to 'Suicide Squad'
knives out
December 3, 2019

Film Review: ‘Knives Out’

Rian Johnson gathers an excellent ensemble, but can’t think of much to do with them
November 19, 2019

Film Review: ‘The Irishman’

Martin Scorsese and mob-flick royalty breathe life into look at crime’s lasting legacy with 'The Irishman.'
JoJo Rabbit
November 5, 2019

Film Review: ‘JoJo Rabbit’

Can Nazis be funny? Taika Waititi says yes
October 22, 2019

Film Review: ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’

The epitome of a sequel no one needed