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Interview: Richard E. Grant

April 19
By Beth Accomando
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Richard E. Grant may not be a household name in the U.S. but he is much beloved by indie film fans who remember him dearly in films such as "Withnail and I" and "How to Get Ahead in Advertising." Now he reinvents himself for a new generation with "Dom Hemingway."

Preview: Pac-Arts Spring Showcase

April 17
Midday Edition
By Beth Accomando
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Pac-Arts kicks off its fourth annual Spring Showcase on Thursday. KPBS' film critic Beth Accomando gives a preview of the film lineup.

Remembering The Ken And 'Rocky Horror'

April 17
By Beth Accomando
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For many in San Diego, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at The Ken Cinema will always be something special to remember.

Ken Cinema Closing As A Landmark Theatre

April 15
Midday Edition
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Landmark Theaters has confirmed that it will cease to run the Ken Cinema at the end of the month, but the venue owners say it change doesn't mean the location would stop showing movies.

Brad Pitt To Play Gen. Stanley McChrystal In 'The Operators' Movie

April 15
By Beth Ford Roth
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Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? If you're a man, I'm guessing Brad Pitt is at the top of the list. Well, for Gen. Stanley McChrystal the dream is about to become a reality. Pitt is slated to star in "The Operators," a film about McChrystal based on the book by Michael Hastings.

Rants And Raves: TCM Film Festival

April 14
By Beth Accomando
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Over the weekend I attended my first Turner Classic Movies Film Festival in Hollywood. Pure ecstasy.

Screening: 'Ride With Larry'

April 11
By Beth Accomando
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In honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, there will be two screenings of the documentary "Ride with Larry" (April 13 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at La Paloma Theater in Encinitas).

Review: 'The Raid 2: Berandal'

April 11
By Beth Accomando
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Two years ago “The Raid Redemption” gave action junkies the kind of fix they dream about. Now the sequel, “The Raid 2: Berandal” (opening April 11 in select theaters) arrives on the scene.

Review: 'Alan Partridge'

April 11
By Beth Accomando
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British comedian Steve Coogan was just nominated for a writing Oscar for last year’s "Philomena." But he’s more in his element in the comedy "Alan Partridge" (opening April 11 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) where he reprises a role he created in the early 1990s for BBC TV.

Midday Movies: TCM's Charles Tabesh

April 9
Midday Edition
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Not many people can claim Martin Scorsese, Carrie Fisher, Alec Baldwin and Cher as fans of their work but Charles Tabesh can. He is the vice president in charge of programming at Turner Classic Movies and a UCSD alumni. The Fifth Annual TCM Film Fest kicks off tomorrow in Hollywood.

Review: 'Ms. 45'

April 4
By Beth Accomando
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If all you know about grindhouse films is what you learned from Quentin Tarantino, then let me school you on the real thing with a revival screening of the 1981 film "Ms. 45" (screening once only, Saturday at 10 p.m. at the Digital Gym Cinema).

SDSU Offers Its First Zombies Class To Reanimate Students

March 28
By Beth Accomando
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Zombies are everywhere in pop culture. "The Walking Dead" is a hit on TV, Brad Pitt just saved the world from them in "World War Z," and killing zombies is almost a rite of passage in video games. So with zombies not looking to shamble off into the sunset maybe it’s time to put them to better use. That’s what San Diego State is doing this semester.

Review: 'Ernest And Celestine'

March 27
By Beth Accomando
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The French-Belgian Oscar entry "Ernest and Celestine" (opening March 28 at Landmark's La Jolla Village Theaters) lost its bid for best animated earlier this month. It was robbed.

Midday Movies: '5 Hour Friends'

March 27
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The first San Diego Film Awards took place recently in an effort to bring attention to filmmaking in town after the closure of the San Diego Film Commission. There was not a category for best feature film but that might change if more films like "5 Hour Friends" (opening March 28 at Reading Gaslamp and AMC Theaters) are shot in San Diego.

Review: 'Nymphomaniac, Volume 1'

March 21
By Beth Accomando
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Both controversy and acclaim have followed Danish director Lars Von Trier since his first international hit in 1996, "Breaking the Waves." He continues to enjoy provoking audiences with his latest film, "Nymphomaniac, Volume 1" (opening March 21 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas).

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