Soroptomist International Manhattan Beach hosts Lunafest, a traveling film festival dedicated to improving the lives of girls and women globally, for the 13th year when it returns to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center Sunday, March 31, beginning at 2 p.m.

While “Roma,” “Black Panther,” "Bohemian Rhapsody," and “Green Book,” which took home Best Picture, won multiple Oscars Sunday, “If Beale Street Could Talk” was king of the 34th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday in Santa Monica.

Bad weather, including heavy rain and flash flood warnings, didn't dampen the festivities at the 34th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which began Jan. 30 with screenings, from feature films and shorts, to tributes to Oscar hopefuls including Viggo Mortensen, Rami Malek, Mel…

Redondo Beach actor and filmmaker Edward Mizner embarked with friends to shoot a short film in the nearly deserted Route 66 town of Amboy in California, earlier this year. The 5-plus minute short is now in competition at the Australian Independent Film Festival, which takes place November 24…

“Andy Irons: Kissed by God,” a documentary about the North Shore surfing legend, screens at the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre Thursday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. The documentary examines his short but brilliant surfing career as well as his untimely death at 32 years old. For tickets, which ar…

Godzilla to Aquaman invaded Comic-Con International this past weekend in San Diego, but cosplayers (costume play) are the biggest show at the event that attracts 100,000-plus pop culture fans yearly. Comic-Con will celebrate its 50th year in 2019.

From the opening night 50th anniversary screening of “The Producers” to the closing film “Animal House,” a 40th anniversary celebration, the ninth annual TCM Classic Film Festival featured classic comedies as well as dramas that have stood the test of time.

Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland play a couple who take a RV road trip from Boston to Key West as their decades-long marriage fades from his memory in the feature film “The Leisure Seeker,” which opens in limited release Friday, March 9.

From a portrait of a silent film director to a 10 year old with dreams of becoming a professional fighter, the 12th annual Lunafest short film festival, which takes place at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 11, shines a spotlight on issues facing girls and women of a…

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created Black Panther in 1966, when the superhero first appeared in an issue of Marvel Comics' “Fantastic Four.” But it wasn't until 50 years later that the character T'Challa appeared on the big screen in the 2016's “Captain America: Civil War.”

Chris Hemsworth has played a comic book superhero since “Thor” was released in 2011, so when he read the story about the first American soldiers to enter Afghanistan after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, he jumped at the chance to play a more grounded roll with “real heart.”

Hermosa Beach's Steven Golebiowski was in Hollywood working 24 hours a day, seven days a week as an assistant to actor/comedian Rob Schneider. While sleeping he got a frantic call from a friend saying “We’re under; we’re under attack.” It was Sept. 11, 2001.