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Tease photo for 'The Messenger' Documents Threats To Songbird Population

'The Messenger' Documents Threats To Songbird Population

April 22
By Beth Accomando

The documentary "The Messenger" (opening April 22 at the Digital Gym Cinema) states that once we believed birds were messengers between humans and the supernatural or divine — and birds still have something to tell us.

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Podcast Episode 71: Crew Call With Film Editor Alan Heim

April 20
By Beth Accomando

Academy Award-winning film editor Alan Heim was at Groovy Like a Movie for a San Diego Filmmakers event on April 12. Cinema Junkie sits down with the veteran craftsman for a master class in how to cut a film.

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'Brave New Wild' Explores Lifestyle Choices Of Rock Climbers

April 15
By Beth Accomando

UCSD grads Oakley Anderson-Moore and Alexander Reinhard hold the San Diego premiere of their new documentary "Brave New Wild" at the Ken Cinema on April 19. It's all about what makes people want to climb seemingly unscalable rocks.

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Richard Dreyfuss Says Presidential Debates Reflect 'Civics Crisis'

April 14
By Angela Carone

The Encinitas resident and Oscar-winning actor received an award Thursday in La Jolla from the National Conflict Resolution Center for his efforts to reinstate civics in public education.

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It's 'Mr. Right' But Ms. Wrong

April 8
By Beth Accomando

In “Mr. Right,” which opened Friday at Arclight Cinemas in La Jolla, Sam Rockwell plays a hit man who develops a conscience and starts to kill the people who hire him. What could possibly go wrong … go wrong … go wrong?

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Podcast Episode 70: The Trash Cinema Of John Waters

April 8
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut San Diego is screening John Waters' 1977 film "Desperate Living" at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Photographic Arts. The perfect excuse to dust off a 1997 archive interview.

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'Hardcore Henry' Delivers Grade A Fix For Action Junkies

April 8
By Beth Accomando

The new film “Hardcore Henry” (opening April 8 in select San Diego theaters) has been touted as the first ever GoPro point-of-view movie where audiences are in the shoes of a man fighting for his life.

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Doing The Time Warp With 'The Rocky Horror Show'

March 26
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

More than two decades ago, Sean Murray put on a corset and fishnets to play Dr. Frank-N-Furter at the San Diego Rep. Now he directs a new production of "The Rocky Horror Show" at Cygnet Theatre.

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Podcast Episode 69: Mexican Cinema, Old And New

April 1
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie speaks with a veteran filmmaker and a newcomer whose works were featured in this month's San Diego Latino Film Festival.

Tease photo for New Film 'Remember' Is Unforgettable

New Film 'Remember' Is Unforgettable

April 1
By Beth Accomando

The film "Remember" closed the San Diego Jewish Film Festival in February. Now it returns for a limited run at The Lot in La Jolla starting April 1.

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Ken Cinema Hosts Another Week Of Classics

March 31
By Beth Accomando

The Ken Cinema kicks off another week of classic films on Friday, April 1 (no fooling!) and you can find everything from the Bard to bawdy humor.

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Healthy Eating — From School Breakfasts To Family Meals

March 29
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

A new study says kids who eat two breakfasts are better off than ones who eat no breakfast. And a National City program is aimed at empowering women to eat healthier.

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Podcast 68: WonderCon 2016 And Comic-Con HQ

March 27
By Beth Accomando

WonderCon 2016 took place over the weekend in Los Angeles, and KPBS' Beth Accomando took advantage of the event to talk with Seth Laderman of Comic-Con HQ and Ted Adams of IDW Publishing.

Tease photo for 'Bleak Street' Gets Encore Engagement After San Diego Latino Film Festival Screening

'Bleak Street' Gets Encore Engagement After San Diego Latino Film Festival Screening

March 22
By Beth Accomando

“Bleak Street (La calle de la amargura)” screened at the San Diego Latino Film Festival last week and now it’s playing at the Digital Gym Cinema so more people will have a chance to see this great film.

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Get A Full-Body Workout And Defy Gravity At Tempest Freerunning Academy

March 18
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Tired of boring workouts? Then try Tempest Freerunning Academy in Vista for a full body workout that includes parkour, free running and defying gravity.