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'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Conquer The Summer Doldrums

Aug. 1, 2014
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“Guardians of the Galaxy” is the perfect summer movie, delivering exactly what you want from a comic book adaptation.

Comic-Con 2014: A Crossplay Haven

Aug. 1, 2014
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San Diego's Comic-Con weakens the knees of nerds, geeks, TV addicts and comic enthusiasts around the globe. But the event also makes waves as a premier venue for costume play — or "cosplay." Some players even venture beyond their own gender to thrill attendees. And I found them.

Review: The Orphan of Zhao

Aug. 1, 2014
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Will the Orphan seek revenge or allow his adopted father to raise him to the throne? The La Jolla Playhouse's production of the ancient tale of the Orphan of Zhao is a brilliant staging of love, revenge and power gone wrong with B.D. Wong as lead.

Rounding Up The Usual Suspects At 'Circustantial Evidence'

Aug. 1, 2014
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The Circus Collective of San Diego wants to expand awareness of the circus arts through the development and production of original shows such as "Circustantial Evidence: A Circus Noir Murder Mystery."

The Perfection Of 'I Origins'

July 30, 2014
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Indie film "I Origins" opened on Comic-Con weekend and was overshadowed by the massive pop culture convention, but this is one movie worth checking out.

Rants And Raves: Comic-Con 2014

July 29, 2014
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The 45th Comic-Con International just ended (sob, sob) and it’s 342 days till the next one (yay!).

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Winners

July 28, 2014
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Sunday night the 45th annual Comic-Con International wrapped up but earlier the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival gave out its awards.

Outdoor Fun at Comic-Con 2014

July 24, 2014
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Comic-Con's outdoor events help to draw some of the more than 125,000 attendees away from the crowded exhibit hall.

Review: 'Closed Curtain' Latest Fare From Iran's 'Wild Child'

July 24, 2014
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Currently playing at the Digital Gym on El Cajon Boulevard, "Closed Curtain" is the latest and perhaps most questioning film from Jafer Panahi, the "wild child" of Iranian CInema, now banned by the Iranian government from making films. "Closed Curtain" screens Thursday, July 24, at 7 pm.

Comic-Con Begins!

July 23, 2014
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Wednesday night the 45th San Diego Comic-Con kicks off with preview night. Comic-Con began in a hotel basement and now takes over the entire San Diego Convention Center, sprawls out into the Gaslamp Quarter, attracts 125,000 attendees and pours more than $135 million into the San Diego economy.