‘Way of the Ocean’ is local filmmaker’s first in a series

When you think of tropical islands, those little surf paradises, what do you think of? Hawaii, Fiji, Indo... the Maldives maybe. But do you think of … [Read more...]

SBIFF’s ‘To the Maxxx’ loaded again

From monster waves and the deep depths to the most shredtastic streets and slopes, the 26th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s “To the … [Read more...]

SBIFF debuting sixth ‘On the Pipe’ film

Jumping out of helicopters or over cliffs may not be something the average person does on the average day, but for the riders in Jay Schweitzer and … [Read more...]

Sports Movie Review: ‘The Fighter’

“The Fighter” is the story of not just one fighter, but two: Micky “Irish” Ward and his half-brother Dicky Eklund. And the proverbial “fight” … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffing for the Sports Movie Fanatic

With Halloween already behind us, all signs of candy corn and ghouls have been abandoned in favor of—not the turkey, as our calendar dictates—but … [Read more...]

127 Hours in the life of Aron Ralston

127 Hours is the captivating true story of the five days hiker Aron Ralston spent trapped beneath a boulder alone in Blue John Canyon, Utah. Aron must … [Read more...]

Telluride Mountainfilm Tour Climbs to the Top

This week the Telluride Mountainfilm Tour made its way from Colorado to California, packing UCSB’s largest lecture hall almost to the brim on … [Read more...]

Baseball’s forever film of dreams

With the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers officially set to start this year's World Series, it seems like the appropriate time to look back on … [Read more...]