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'Youth' Showcases Veteran Stars Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda

Dec. 18
By Beth Accomando
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Believe it or not, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is not the only film opening this weekend. There's not likely to be lines for “Youth” (opening Dec. 18 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas, Arclight La Jolla and the new Angelika Center) but there should be.

Sci-Q: The Science Of 'Star Wars'

Dec. 17
Midday Edition
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Before you see "The Force Awakens," find out what a physicist, an engineer and a cosmologist think about the science of "Star Wars."

Tickets Still Available For 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Dec. 17
By Beth Accomando
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The most anticipated film of the year opens on Friday but some people could care less about reading a film review. All they want to know is: Can they still buy tickets for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"? Fandango says there is hope.

Spoiler-Free Review Of 'The Force Awakens'

Dec. 16
By Beth Accomando
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens on Friday but with early shows starting at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Podcast Episode 52: Spoiler-Free Review Of 'The Force Awakens'

Dec. 16
By Beth Accomando
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After much anticipation and build up, J.J. Abrams "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has finally screened and fans can breathe a big sigh of relief.

Episode 51: Director Kent Jones On Making 'Hitchcock/Truffaut'

Dec. 11
By Beth Accomando
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Kent Jones dropped out of film school but then started working in Martin Scorsese's office. That led to a series of documentaries on movies. Now Jones talks about "Hitchcock/Truffaut" (opening at Landmark's Ken Cinema).

'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Documentary Will Make You Fall In Love With Cinema

Dec. 10
By Beth Accomando
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The new documentary “Hitchcock/Truffaut” (opening Dec. 11 at Landmark’s Ken Cinema) brings to vivid life the famous week-long interview between the Master of Suspense and the young French New Wave director.

IDW Comic Art Gallery Highlights The Art of Marvel's 'Star Wars'

Dec. 7
By Beth Accomando
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens Dec. 18 and tickets for opening weekend have been sold out for weeks. With fan excitement peaking, IDW Publishing thought it was a perfect opportunity to showcase The Art of Marvel’s Star Wars Comics at its new Comic Art Gallery in Liberty Station.

Podcast Episode 50: Cynthia Nixon On Acting And 'James White'

Dec. 4
By Beth Accomando
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This year is turning out to be a good one for older actresses. Cynthia Nixon talks about her role in the new independent film “James White” (opened Dec. 4 at Arclight La Jolla).

Indie Film 'James White' Showcases Strong Acting

Dec. 3
By Beth Accomando
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This year is turning out to be a good one for older actresses. Cynthia Nixon talks about her role in the new independent film “James White” (opening Dec. 4 at Arclight La Jolla).

A John Waters Christmas Promises To Be Naughty

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando
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John Waters – the self-proclaimed "Pope of Trash" and "People’s Pervert" – returns to San Diego (Nov. 30 at The Observatory North Park) for the John Waters Christmas Tour 2015.

'Creed' Does More Than Go The Distance

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando
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Rocky Balboa is a film franchise that continues to go the distance, and now the story continues by turning its focus away from Sylvester Stallone’s Italian Stallion and toward Apollo Creed’s son in the new film "Creed."

Podcast Episode 48: Abertoir's Patron Saint Vincent Price

Nov. 20
By Beth Accomando
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Vincent Price is listed as the official patron saint of Abertoir: The International Horror Festival of Wales. The horror icon's daughter Victoria Price was in Wales last week to celebrate her dad and the festival's tenth anniversary.

Jerusalem Documentary Takes San Diego On Eye-Opening Tour

Nov. 18
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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"Jerusalem" opens Friday at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. The IMAX film includes aerial images of the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Dome of the Rock in the Old City.

Podcast Episode 47: Frizzi 2 Fulci

Nov. 13
By Beth Accomando
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Italian film composer Fabio Frizzi made his first tour of the U.S. this year with a tribute concert to director Lucio Fulci called Frizzi 2 Fulci. I saw the concert in L.A. last month and caught up with Frizzi in Wales for my first overseas Cinema Junkie podcast.