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Ian Campbell's Last On-Camera Interview

April 7, 2014
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Ian Campbell's appearance at the premiere of San Diego Opera's "Don Quixote" on Saturday drew boos and heckling. On March 24, he gave what he says will be his last on-camera interview.

Will 'Don Quixote' Be San Diego Opera's Swan Song?

April 4, 2014
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The San Diego Opera created a stir when it announced this will be its final season. Meanwhile, there’s still a production of "Don Quixote" that needs to be staged.

Review: 'Ms. 45'

April 4, 2014
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If all you know about grindhouse films is what you learned from Quentin Tarantino, then let me school you on the real thing with a revival screening of the 1981 film "Ms. 45" (screening once only, Saturday at 10 p.m. at the Digital Gym Cinema).

SDSU Offers Its First Zombies Class To Reanimate Students

March 28, 2014
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Zombies are everywhere in pop culture. "The Walking Dead" is a hit on TV, Brad Pitt just saved the world from them in "World War Z," and killing zombies is almost a rite of passage in video games. So with zombies not looking to shamble off into the sunset maybe it’s time to put them to better use. That’s what San Diego State is doing this semester.

Review: 'Ernest And Celestine'

March 27, 2014
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The French-Belgian Oscar entry "Ernest and Celestine" (opening March 28 at Landmark's La Jolla Village Theaters) lost its bid for best animated earlier this month. It was robbed.

Midday Movies: '5 Hour Friends'

March 27, 2014
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The first San Diego Film Awards took place recently in an effort to bring attention to filmmaking in town after the closure of the San Diego Film Commission. There was not a category for best feature film but that might change if more films like "5 Hour Friends" (opening March 28 at Reading Gaslamp and AMC Theaters) are shot in San Diego.

21st Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Heads Toward Strong Finish

March 22, 2014
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Guest blogger Rebecca Romani looks at the San Diego Latino Film Festival's longevity and makes some recommendations about what to see the final weekend of the festival, which runs through Sunday, March 23 at the Hazard Center.

Interview: Aaref Rodriguez, director of "Avenues"

March 22, 2014
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Guest blogger Rebecca Romani talked to Aaref Rodriguez about his new feature, "Avenues," an intimate portrait of a gang member trying to make a new life for himself.

Review: 'Avenues'

March 21, 2014
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Guest blogger Rebecca Romani takes a look at what happens when a Latino gang member returns to his barrio from prison and must choose between his gang family and making a new life in "Avenues," which screened this past weekend as an official selection of this year's San Diego Latino Film Festival.

Review: 'Nymphomaniac, Volume 1'

March 21, 2014
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Both controversy and acclaim have followed Danish director Lars Von Trier since his first international hit in 1996, "Breaking the Waves." He continues to enjoy provoking audiences with his latest film, "Nymphomaniac, Volume 1" (opening March 21 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas).