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Podcast Episode 144: TCM Mad About Musicals

June 8
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie Podcast goes Mad About Musicals as Turner Classic Movies launches new online film class.

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San Diego Film Critics Give Summer Movie Recommendations

June 4
By Beth Accomando, Matt Hoffman, Maureen Cavanaugh

From blockbuster action movies to indie horror films, the summer movie season has something for everyone.

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'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Proves Surprisingly Fun

May 24
By Beth Accomando

There has been a lot of drama for Star Wars fans and not all of it on screen. Here's a spoiler-free review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and a look at its troubled journey.

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Summer 2018 Guide To Outdoor Movies In San Diego

May 24
By Nina Garin

Summer's almost here, and that means it's outdoor movie season in San Diego.

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'Deadpool 2' Aims Low And Hits A Bullseye

May 17
By Beth Accomando

With "Infinity War" still in theaters, and "Deadpool 2" and "Han Solo" joining the ranks, pop culture geeks have a lot to choose from and argue over at the movies these days.

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Spoiler-free Review Of 'The Avengers: Infinity War'

April 26
By Beth Accomando

Spoiler free review of “The Avengers: Infinity War.” Just to let you know if it’s worth seeing and to remind you of the comic it's based on.

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San Marcos-Based RealDoll Launches AI Sex Dolls

April 20
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Matthew Bowler, Nicholas McVicker

San Marcos is home to RealDolls, a company that makes sex dolls and is about to release its first model with artificial intelligence. WARNING: Mature content.

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'Rampage' Delivers Kaiju-Style Monsters

April 12
By Beth Accomando

Sometimes going into a film with low expectations can lead to pleasant surprises. Case in point: “Rampage.”

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Podcast Episode 139: Comic-Con Museum And More

March 30
By Beth Accomando

If you are a geek like I am, then the news that Comic-Con is going to open a museum was something to be excited about. Cinema Junkie sits down with executive director Adam Smith to discuss what the museum might be like and if the term is even appropriate to describe what's coming.

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Women Reflect On Their Silver Hair Journey

March 26
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

Some women have said they felt empowered after embracing their grey hair. Stylist Lorraine Massey is in San Diego Monday to discuss her latest book, “Silver Hair: A Handbook.”

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Skates, Pom-Poms And One 'Gorgeous' Kid

March 23
By Michael Lipkin, Nina Garin

This weekend meshes sports and arts with an ice skating-themed circus performance and a musical about cheerleaders.

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Comic-Con's Sister Convention WonderCon Kicks Off Friday In Anaheim

March 21
By Beth Accomando

Silicone Vs. Foam Vs. Gelatin … That’s not the next superhero film from Hollywood, but it is a panel on makeup effects that you can find this weekend at WonderCon.

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'Bat Boy: The Musical' Inspired By '90s Tabloid Headline

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The Weekly World News was notorious for its outlandish covers that caught your eye at the grocery checkout. One of those headline stories featuring a half-bat, half-boy inspired the musical “Bat Boy,” which has a new production running at OB Playhouse.

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Tiki Oasis 2017: A Look At The Most Tiki Outfits

Aug. 13, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

KPBS stopped by Tiki Oasis to take a look at the best outfits this year. Here’s a sneak peek at how some of the most dedicated tiki fans dressed up.

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No Quarters Needed For Fleet's 'Game Masters' Arcade

July 27, 2017
By Michael Lipkin

It won't take much to interest science-averse kids in the latest exhibit at the Fleet Science Center. It's a retrospective of video game history, from the arcade cabinets of the 1970s to the latest computer and console games.

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