FILMS AND MORE: Three days of watching movies on Catalina Island sounds pretty perfect, but the Santa Catalina Film Festival isn't solely about sitting and staring at a screen. Some stars'll be dropping by -- Ed Begley, Jr. will be there, as will All-4-One -- and there are a couple of tip-filled panels on the roster, too. But if you are in the mood to take in a movie at the deliriously deco'd-out theater inside the Casino building, there will be opportunities for that, too, during the May 6-8 festival.
THE CINEMA SLATE: "A Beginner's Guide to Endings," "The Frankenstein Brothers," and "Revenge of the Electric Car" -- it's the sequel to "Who Killed the Electric Car?" -- are all playing, in addition to a bevy of shorts. For an overview of the full schedule, click away. Also note that not ever film will be playing in the famous Casino building, but several are (if that particular venue is high on your list, which we definitely get).