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San Diego Indie Feature, 'The Playground' Has World Premi...

San Diego Indie Feature, 'The Playground' Has World Premiere Thursday

Oct. 12, 2017
By Beth Accomando

"The Playground" is a feature film shot entirely in San Diego and with a cast and crew almost exclusively from San Diego. The film has its world premiere Thursday night at Reading Clairemont Town Square Cinemas.

Long-Awaited 'Blade Runner' Sequel Finally Arrives

Long-Awaited 'Blade Runner' Sequel Finally Arrives

Oct. 5, 2017
By Beth Accomando

It has been more than three decades since Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” opened in theaters and defined a new kind of sci-fi film. “Blade Runner 2049” arrives as one of the most eagerly anticipated sequels of all time.

San Diego International Film Festival Opens With Thurgood...

San Diego International Film Festival Opens With Thurgood Marshall Film

Oct. 4, 2017
By Beth Accomando

It's a week for film festivals with the San Diego Italian and San Diego International Film Festivals both kicking off Wednesday night. San Diego International Film Festival opens its 16th year at the Balboa Theater with "Marshall," a film looking to the early years of future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

San Diego Italian Film Festival Launches 11th Season At MOPA

San Diego Italian Film Festival Launches 11th Season At MOPA

Oct. 4, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Italian Film Festival launches its 11th season Wednesday night at the Museum of Photographic Arts with the documentary "Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea)."

'Bat Boy: The Musical' Inspired By '90s Tabloid Headline

'Bat Boy: The Musical' Inspired By '90s Tabloid Headline

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The Weekly World News was notorious for its outlandish covers that caught your eye at the grocery checkout. One of those headline stories featuring a half-bat, half-boy inspired the musical “Bat Boy,” which has a new production running at OB Playhouse.

'Victoria And Adbul' Looks To An Unlikely Friendship

'Victoria And Adbul' Looks To An Unlikely Friendship

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The new film "Victoria and Abdul" looks to the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant.

Create Your Own Film Class With Series Devoted To Hitchco...

Create Your Own Film Class With Series Devoted To Hitchcock, Giallo

Sept. 29, 2017
By Beth Accomando

October and Halloween are just around the corner and that means some fun film programming. Angelika Film Center hosts its month-long Hitchcocktober fest while Digital Gym Cinema features a Giallo film series.

One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

Sept. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Central Library hosts a nine-part program, running Tuesdays Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, of diverse films that address the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection “The Sandcastle Girls.”

Intrepid Theatre's 'Father Comes Home From The Wars' Comb...

Intrepid Theatre's 'Father Comes Home From The Wars' Combines Art And Community Outreach

Sept. 22, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Intrepid Theatre Company is partnering with the San Diego Museum of Man to facilitate school field trips to the museum’s exhibit and a stage show titled, "Race: Are We So Different?"

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Is Bigger But Not Better Th...

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Is Bigger But Not Better Than Its Predecessor

Sept. 21, 2017
By Beth Accomando

"Kingsman: The Secret Service" was a surprise hit in 2014 and now a sequel, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," arrives to see if it can repeat that success.