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Podcast Episode 60: Celebrating Blaxploitation Cinema

Feb. 12
By Beth Accomando
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David Walker, writer of the new "Shaft" comic books, loves the Blaxploitation films of the 1970s and says we're due for Blaxploitation 2.0.

Friendly, Intimate San Diego Comic Fest Takes Over President's Day Weekend

Feb. 10
By Beth Accomando
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San Diego Comic Fest touts itself as “the friendly intimate comic-con experience.” This year they moved the event from October to President’s Day weekend.

The Angelika Film Center Launches Series To Showcase Hollywood Epics

Feb. 8
By Beth Accomando
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San Diego's most recently opened luxury cinema, Angelika Film Center in Carmel Mountain, kicks off a new film series called “Movies Off the Wall” and features films from its poster wall. It will take place Monday nights in February.

'Hail, Caesar!' Delivers Screwball Comedy And More

Feb. 5
By Beth Accomando
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A Coen Brothers film is always something to look forward to and "Hail, Caesar!" (opening this weekend in select theaters) is no exception.

Podcast Episode 59: The Self-Aware Zombie

Feb. 5
By Beth Accomando
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With "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" reanimating on screens this weekend, the time seems ripe to speak with Doctor of the Dead Arnold T. Blumberg about a recent strain of the undead — the self-aware zombie.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 26th Year With South African Drama

Feb. 4
By Beth Accomando
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The 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday night with the U.S. premiere of the South African drama "The Price of Sugar." Here are some highlights.

San Diego Film Industry Focus Of New KPBS Series

Feb. 2
Midday Edition
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The new six-part television series "FILM INDIEGO" airs Thursdays on KPBS TV.

Podcast Episode 58: Under-Appreciated Black Directors

Jan. 29
By Beth Accomando
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On the heels of Oscar snubbing black actors and filmmakers again, and on the eve of Black History Month, Cinema Junkie sits down with a pair of black San Diego independent filmmakers to talk about some under-appreciated African-American directors whose works are worth seeking out.

'45 Years' Looks To Marriage On The Rocks

Jan. 29
By Beth Accomando
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Charlotte Rampling received a best actress Oscar nomination for "45 Years" (opening Jan. 29 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas, Arclight La Jolla, and Angelika Center). The performance is award-worthy but the actress’ response to the outcry over the all-white nominees may have killed her chances of winning.

Preview: San Diego Black Film Festival

Jan. 27
By Beth Accomando
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This year’s San Diego Black Film Festival arrives amidst public outcry over another year of very white Academy Award nominations. But the festival highlights the diversity of black filmmaking.

San Diego Black Film Festival Opens This Week

Jan. 27
Midday Edition
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With more than a hundred films — documentaries, shorts, feature films — showing over five days, the San Diego Black Film Festival is a vital venue for filmmakers and actors to tell stories about the black experience.

William Shatner Brings One-Man Show to San Diego

Jan. 27
By Angela Carone
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"Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It" runs for one night only, Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego.

Podcast Episode 57: San Diego Black Film Festival

Jan. 26
By Beth Accomando
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The San Diego Black Film Festival reveals the diversity of contemporary black filmmaking.

Dame Maggie Smith Finds 'Vagabond Nobility' In 'Lady In The Van'

Jan. 22
By Beth Accomando
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“Lady in the Van” tells the “mostly true story” of playwright Alan Bennett’s odd relationship with a homeless woman who camped out on his driveway for 15 years.

Podcast Episode 56: The Black Panthers And Oscar Boycott

Jan. 21
By Beth Accomando
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The screening of a documentary about the Black Panthers at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival this weekend seems oddly appropriate on the heels of the very white Academy Award nominations. Would the Black Panthers be boycotting the Oscars?

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