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'Unfriended' Uses Cyberbullying As Catalyst For Teen Revenge Tale

April 17, 2015
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Fifteen percent of high school students experienced cyberbullying last year. The new film “Unfriended” (opening throughout San Diego on April 17) exploits the real life horror of cyberbullying for a teen revenge tale.

Pac-Arts Spring Showcase Kicks Off Fifth Season

April 16, 2015
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Pac-Arts’ fifth annual Spring Showcase kicks off Thursday night with the documentary “In Football We Trust.”

'Reunion' Screens With Swedish Director Odell In Attendance

April 10, 2015
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There are not a lot of opportunities to meet foreign film directors here in San Diego, so check out Sunday's screening of the Swedish film “Reunion” at the Mingei International Museum with director Anna Odell in attendance.

'The White Snake' Conjures Up Some Magic At The Old Globe

April 10, 2015
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"The White Snake" (continuing through April 26 at the Old Globe Theatre) is an ancient tale about two snake spirits that learn how to transform into beautiful women and live on earth. It provides the perfect foundation for playwright and director Mary Zimmerman, who sees theater as a playground for the imagination.

Once Is More Than Enough For 'Kill Me Three Times'

April 10, 2015
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Simon Pegg is riding a wave of success with roles in the film franchises "Star Trek" and "Mission Impossible." But the new comedy thriller "Kill Me Three Times" (opening April 10 at Landmark's Ken Cinema) won’t be adding to his popularity.

Help Bring Death To Life For FX Artist Hiroshi Katagiri

April 7, 2015
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Crowdfunding is a mixed bag. You may feel inundated with people pitching you with projects that you couldn’t care less about, but on the other hand it’s a blessing for filmmakers working outside the mainstream.

WonderCon Moves To L.A.

April 6, 2015
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WonderCon, the sister convention to Comic-Con, closed its 2015 show in Anaheim on Sunday with the news of change for next year.

San Diego Lightsaber Team Offers Jedi Workout

April 2, 2015
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If you hate going to the gym to burn calories and get your cardio workout, then try a geeky alternative with members of the new San Diego Lightsaber Team.

14 Films In 4 Days: My Experience At TCM Classic Film Festival

April 2, 2015
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This past weekend I watched 14 feature films and a handful of shorts in less than four days at the TCM Classic Film Festival, and it reminded me why I fell in love with movies in the first place.

'The Facts Of Life: The Lost Episode' Turns '80s Sitcom Into A Drag Spoof

April 1, 2015
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Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.