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Chris Rock Rocked The Oscars

Feb. 29, 2016
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The 88th Academy Awards were held last night amidst calls for boycotts over the lack of black nominees. But African American host Chris Rock did not boycott and the Academy owes him a huge debt of gratitude.

'Get Hammered' Serves Up A Full Flight Of Hammer Horror

Feb. 26, 2016
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If you grew up in the 1960s and '70s then Hammer Films might have given you your first cinematic scare. Get Hammered is a yearlong monthly film series at the Digital Gym Cinema dedicated to Hammer Horror. Here’s a preview.

Special San Diego Screenings Of Oscar-Nominated Documentary 'The Look Of Silence'

Feb. 22, 2016
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"The Look of Silence" is up for a Best Documentary Oscar. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer will be at UCSD Monday night and SDSU on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to discuss the film, one of the best from last year.

'The Witch' Conjures Up A Puritan Nightmare

Feb. 22, 2016
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"The Witch" (opened Feb. 19 throughout San Diego) won a best directing award at Sundance last year for first-time director Robert Eggers. It was well-deserved.

'Bone Tomahawk' Delivers A Slow-Burn Horror Western

Feb. 19, 2016
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“Bone Tomahawk” finally gets its San Diego premiere on Sunday, Feb. 21 at the Digital Gym Cinema.

San Diego Opera Presents 'Tosca'

Feb. 16, 2016
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Love, villainy, murder — that's right, it’s opera season and passions are running high in San Diego Opera’s "Tosca." The opera has three remaining performances and will be broadcast on KPBS FM Saturday night.

Love Is A Battlefield With Intrepid Theatre's 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?'

Feb. 12, 2016
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Love has been called a battlefield and one savage example of that can be found in Edward Albee’s play "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Intrepid Theatre's production is calling on a married acting couple to play Albee’s famously combative George and Martha.

Friendly, Intimate San Diego Comic Fest Takes Over President's Day Weekend

Feb. 10, 2016
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San Diego Comic Fest touts itself as “the friendly intimate comic-con experience.” This year they moved the event from October to President’s Day weekend.

The Angelika Film Center Launches Series To Showcase Hollywood Epics

Feb. 8, 2016
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San Diego's most recently opened luxury cinema, Angelika Film Center in Carmel Mountain, kicks off a new film series called “Movies Off the Wall” and features films from its poster wall. It will take place Monday nights in February.

'Ragtime The Musical' Delivers A Message That's Still Relevant

Feb. 8, 2016
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E.L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel “Ragtime” has inspired a feature film and a stage musical. San Diego Musical Theatre presents their production of “Ragtime The Musical” at the Spreckels Theater through Feb. 21.