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Staying Home New Year's Eve? Here's What To Watch

Staying Home New Year's Eve? Here's What To Watch

Dec. 30
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

If you're planning a movie marathon or TV binge on New Year's Eve, we have some ideas about what to watch.

Denzel Washington Brings August Wilson's 'Fences' To Screen With Care

Denzel Washington Brings August Wilson's 'Fences' To Screen With Care

Dec. 29
By Beth Accomando

Denzel Washington directs and stars in the film adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Saturday Is Deadline For San Diego Film Awards Submissions

Saturday Is Deadline For San Diego Film Awards Submissions

Dec. 29
By Beth Accomando

Film Consortium San Diego is seeking entries for its fourth annual San Diego Film Awards.

Cinema Junkie Awards: The Best And Worst Of 2016

Cinema Junkie Awards: The Best And Worst Of 2016

Dec. 23
By Beth Accomando

From sequels we never asked for to genre films that upped their game, here's what stood out at the cineplex this year.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music, Movies And Love Letters

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music, Movies And Love Letters

Dec. 16
By Nina Garin

Bring in the weekend with ukuleles, a concert inspired by real-life letters and a magical movie musical.

Spoiler-Free Review Of 'Rogue One' From A Geeky Fan

Spoiler-Free Review Of 'Rogue One' From A Geeky Fan

Dec. 13
By Beth Accomando

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is the first of the Star Wars standalone anthology films, and it made this geek girl grin from ear to ear (and each ear had a Death Star earring dangling from it).

Isabelle Huppert Shines In 'Things To Come'

Isabelle Huppert Shines In 'Things To Come'

Dec. 9
By Beth Accomando

The film, which opens Dec. 9 at Landmark's Ken Cinema, uses the title of a famous sci-fi flick. But it’s as far from science fiction as you can get. The down-to-earth French film is about meeting change head on.

Podcast Episode 102: New Documentary Looks At The Israeli-Palestini...

Podcast Episode 102: New Documentary Looks At The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dec. 9
By Beth Accomando

"1948: Creation and Catastrophe" looks to the pivotal year that David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the state of Israel and how that impacted the Middle East.

Actor Val Kilmer To Introduce His 'Citizen Twain' Film At Ken Cinema

Actor Val Kilmer To Introduce His 'Citizen Twain' Film At Ken Cinema

Dec. 5
By Beth Accomando

Actor Val Kilmer will be in San Diego on Dec. 8 to introduce his filmed one-man show "Citizen Twain" at Landmark's Ken Cinema.

Podcast Episode 101: Remembering Drive-Ins

Podcast Episode 101: Remembering Drive-Ins

Dec. 2
By Beth Accomando

Celebrate the allure of the American drive-in with this Cinema Junkie archive edition.

Award-winning 'Manchester By The Sea' Opens In San Diego

Award-winning 'Manchester By The Sea' Opens In San Diego

Dec. 2
By Beth Accomando

Kenneth Lonergan impressed audiences with his debut film "You Can Count on Me." His latest film "Manchester by the Sea" has been racking up awards, including a quartet from the National Board of Review earlier this week.

Podcast Episode 100: Films To Be Thankful For

Podcast Episode 100: Films To Be Thankful For

Nov. 23
By Beth Accomando

It’s Thanksgiving and I have a special holiday episode all about the films people are thankful for. I speak to some famous people and some who are just diehard cinephiles.

'Nocturnal Animals' And 'Arrival' Offer Something For The Grown-Ups

'Nocturnal Animals' And 'Arrival' Offer Something For The Grown-Ups

Nov. 18
By Beth Accomando

Amy Adams deserves kudos for taking on a pair of films that challenge viewers to not just sit passively and watch but to think.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Firebird' To Flamenco

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Firebird' To Flamenco

Nov. 18
By Nina Garin

This weekend's arts events share a common theme: fiery passion.

Podcast Episode 99: Stuntman Pays Tribute To His Idol Jackie Chan

Podcast Episode 99: Stuntman Pays Tribute To His Idol Jackie Chan

Nov. 18
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie Podcast pays tribute to Jackie Chan by way of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a stuntman who grew up worshipping the Hong Kong Action star.