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Sink Your Teeth Into A Pair Of Draculas

March 12, 2015
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You are not seeing double but this month the Film Geeks at the Digital Gym Cinema present two "Draculas," both made in 1931 by Universal Pictures.

Big Changes At 22nd Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival

March 11, 2015
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The 22nd annual San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off Thursday at the AMC Fashion Valley Theaters. The festival has a new home base and some new programmers at the helm, so change is in the air.

San Diego Film Awards Will Be Handed Out Saturday

March 6, 2015
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The second annual San Diego Film Awards attracted 200 entries, and 40 awards will given out Saturday at the Horton Grand Theatre.

'The Salvation' Serves Up Eye For An Eye Retribution

March 6, 2015
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The western is a classically American genre, but the Italians tackled it with gusto in the 1960s and last year we saw the first Austrian western. This weekend you can enjoy "The Salvation" (opening March 6 at Landmark's Ken Cinema), a Danish take on the American standard.

Audio Describers Bring San Diego Opera To Visually Impaired

March 6, 2015
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The San Diego Opera provides an underutilized service called audio description. It allows the visually impaired to enjoy an opera performance more fully.  

The Cold War Played Out On An Ice Rink In 'Red Army'

Feb. 27, 2015
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The documentary "Red Army" — about Soviet era hockey — arrives in San Diego (opening Feb. 27 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) just as the sport skates back into town. It's a documentary that even non-hockey fans will find riveting.

Globe's 'The Twenty-Seventh Man' Finds Inspiration In Soviet History

Feb. 27, 2015
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For the Globe’s new production of "The Twenty-Seventh Man" (running through March 22), playwright Nathan Englander found inspiration in an incident known as the Night of the Murdered Poets that took place under Stalin’s regime.

87th Oscar Show Was Snoozer But 'Birdman,' J. K. Simmons Were Deserving Winners

Feb. 23, 2015
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The 87th annual Academy Awards were Sunday night and the top winners were “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” with four awards each. But the show was a rough and bumpy night.

'The Grift' Serves Up Interactive Play At The Lafayette Hotel

Feb. 20, 2015
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If you think going to the theater is a passive activity, think again. Audiences for "The Grift" follow the play through The Lafayette Hotel and are asked to perform tasks along the way.

'What We Do In The Shadows' Sheds Light On Modern Vampire Life

Feb. 20, 2015
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If the dry absurd humor of the HBO show "Flight of the Conchords" is to your taste then sink your teeth into "What We Do In The Shadows" (opening Friday at Landmark's Ken Cinema) for a tasty new treat.