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'The Squirrels' Invade La Jolla Playhouse

June 15
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

La Jolla Playhouse just opened a new play by Robert Askins called "The Squirrels" and things have gotten a bit squirrelly.

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'How To Talk To Girls At Parties' Gives Alien Spin To Teen Coming Of Age Story

June 15
By Beth Accomando

Filmmaker John Cameron Mitchell scored a cult hit with his first film "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Now he's back with "How to Talk to Girls at Parties," playing at Digital Gym Cinema.

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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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FilmOut, San Diego's LGBTQ Film Festival, Opens Thursday Night

June 7
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut, San Diego’s LGBTQ film festival celebrates its 20th anniversary Thursday evening. Look back to its roots as well as this year's films.

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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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May Noir Book Of The Month Club: Reflections on ‘Double Indemnity’ Book, Movie

May 27
D.A. Kolodenko

Guest blogger D.A. Kolodenko looks to James M. Cain’s “Double Indemnity” and the film adaptation by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler for the May Noir Book of the Month Club.

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Podcast Episode 143: LGBTQ Cinema And FilmOut At 20

May 25
By Beth Accomando

Since San Diego’s LGBTQ film festival FilmOut celebrates its 20th anniversary this year I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the state of LGBTQ cinema and what a festival focusing on that community might need to look like moving forward.

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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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'The Big Gundown' Kicks Off Spaghetti Western Film Series

May 23
By Beth Accomando

This Thursday, I get to co-present a spaghetti western film series entitled “They Call Me Sergio,” with Film Geeks SD and the San Diego Italian Film Festival. The first film is “The Big Gundown.”

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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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