This drama about a Pennsylvania indie-rock band wraps a thin story in an appealing visual and musical package.
Santa Barbara Film Festival
Matt Livadary's debut feature offers a crowd-pleasing look at one long season on the gay rodeo circuit.
The parallels between Tennessee Williams' Blanche DuBois and Woody Allen's title character in "Blue Jasmine" have been well-documented. But the complexity of Cate Blanchett's performance puts Jasmine…
The lineup for the 2014 Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival boasts 23 world premieres and 31 U.S. premieres as the festival gears up for its 29th year. The films in this year's festival represent 60…
The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival on Feb. 7 will give Robert Redford the American Riviera Award, which recognizes individuals who have had a strong influence on American cinema. The fest, under…
Following her role in this year’s hit, Lee Daniels’ “The Butler,” Oprah Winfrey will receive the Montecito Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The thesp, producer and…
The 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will fete Cate Blanchett with the 2014 Outstanding Performer of the Year Award, SBIFF's executive director Roger Durling announced today. The fest…
The Hollywood Film Festival has appointed festival vet Jon Fitzgerald as its exec director. Fitzgerald was a co-founder and exec director of the Slamdance Festival and served in exec director slots…
Culinary-themed docu "Spinning Plates," directed by Joseph Levy, won the Audience Choice award at the 28th Santa Barbara Film Festival.
Awards-season wattage helps illuminate fest's conscientious fare.
In the run-up to Santa Barbara, organizers managed not only to snag some major talent, but also to accurately read the Oscar tea leaves, with more than 13 Acad nominees scheduled to drop by.