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'Molly's Game' Deals A Winning Hand

'Molly's Game' Deals A Winning Hand

Dec. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Aaron Sorkin created TV’s "West Wing" and "The Newsroom," and won an Oscar for his script for "The Social Network." Now he makes his feature film directing debut with "Molly’s Game."

Little Fish Holds Comic Savvy On Friday

Little Fish Holds Comic Savvy On Friday

Dec. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Little Fish Comic Book Studio on El Cajon Boulevard likes to think of itself as an ambassador for comic books. You can find out what that means on Friday when the studio holds a Comic Savvy.

Top Ten Films Of 2017

Top Ten Films Of 2017

Dec. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The year is coming to a close and award nominations are rolling in. Some films like "Dunkirk," "The Post" and "Call Me By Your Name" are already looking like clear contenders for an Oscar nod. KPBS Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando has her own choices for the best of 2017.

Film Critics Discuss What's Coming Out For The Holidays

Film Critics Discuss What's Coming Out For The Holidays

Dec. 18, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

From box-office hit "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" to coming of age love story in "Call Me By Your Name," film critics give their take on the best holiday releases this year.

Spoiler-Free Fan Reaction To 'The Last Jedi'

Spoiler-Free Fan Reaction To 'The Last Jedi'

Dec. 14, 2017
By Beth Accomando

A spoiler-free fan reaction to “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which officially opens on Dec. 15 but with early shows on Thursday (many of which are sold out).

Guillermo Del Toro Returns To Form With 'The Shape Of Water'

Guillermo Del Toro Returns To Form With 'The Shape Of Water'

Dec. 7, 2017
By Beth Accomando

“The Shape of Water” just garnered 14 Broadcast Film Critic nominations, and this weekend you can finally enjoy the film for yourself.

Diversionary Theatre's 'The Moors' Riffs On The Bronte Si...

Diversionary Theatre's 'The Moors' Riffs On The Bronte Sisters

Nov. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Playwright Jen Silverman turns to the Bronte sisters and their brooding 19th century romantic novels as inspiration for her new play "The Moors," which runs through Dec. 10 at Diversionary Theatre.

'Three Billboards' Showcases Actress Frances McDormand

'Three Billboards' Showcases Actress Frances McDormand

Nov. 22, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The two and a half minute trailer for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was all anyone needed to see to make them realize that Frances McDormand was going to give a performance that needs to be seen.

Festival Directors Talk About Benefits Of Fringe

Festival Directors Talk About Benefits Of Fringe

Nov. 20, 2017
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival just played host to the Canadian and United States Associations of Fringe Festivals, as festival directors from across North America called the worldwide arts movement unique and very important.

‘Justice League’ Is Just Meh

‘Justice League’ Is Just Meh

Nov. 16, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The latest DC film, “Justice League,” arrives in theaters this week, and the best I can say is that it’s easier to watch than “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”