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SBIFF 2014 Third Weekend Schedule

This weekend, the highlights of the 2014 film fest will screen for free. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Another Fine Vintage of SBIFF

Our veteran critic looks back at 10 days of cinema and stars. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Review: The Monuments Men

George Clooney directs and stars in this good-enough WWII drama that’s light on the battlefield fare. Read story.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Review: The Lego Movie

This satiric and smart kids’ flick is just as subversive as critics have claimed it to be. Read story.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

SBIFF 2014: Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke's Before Trilogy

The director and two stars show up to discuss Before Midnight and past films. Read story.

Monday, February 10, 2014

SBIFF 2014: Director's Panel

Directors of Frozen, The Great Beauty, 20 Feet from Stardom, The Act of Killing, and Broken Circle Breakdown talk craft. Read story.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Eyes on the Wrap and the Sunset Ride

As the 2014 SBIFF lurched into its final night, with the real life, real time Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke discussing their distinctive Before trio on the Arlington stage Sunday night, it’s fair to say that this year’s festival scores high points on multiple fronts. Read story.

Monday, February 10, 2014

SBIFF 2014: Bruce Dern, An Interesting Man

Report from SBIFF 2014's Saturday-night Modern Master tribute at the Arlington. Read story.

Monday, February 10, 2014

SBIFF: Screenwriters Panel

During the hour-and-a-half event the panelist shared interesting, informative, and laugh-out-loud moments with the audience. Read story.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

SBIFF: Robert Redford Owns the Night

Redford’s thoughtful, humble, honest responses set the tone for the evening, which was a feast of storytelling and humorous anecdotes. Read story.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Blessed by the Sundance Man

Robert Redford at the Arlington, plus 1982 and Violet. Read story.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Belgian Twang, Catholic Capers, and the Sundance Man in the ‘Hood

Leo & Marty, Redford coming, and SBIFF 2014's Eastern Bloc stars. Read story.

Friday, February 7, 2014

SBIFF 2014: The Leo DiCaprio-Marty Scorsese Show

The actor and director receive Santa Barbara Film Fest's Vanguard Award for their collaborative efforts. Read story.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Looking to Montecito and Far Eastward

Seeing Oprah, plus watching Child’s Pose and a best-of-so-far list. Read story.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

SBIFF 2014 Mid-Fest Report

Veteran critic declares so far, so festively good. Read story.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Former U.S. Poet Laureate ... Read More