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'Civil War' Gets Right What 'Batman V Superman' Got Wrong

'Civil War' Gets Right What 'Batman V Superman' Got Wrong

May 5
By Beth Accomando

First it was “Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” now it’s Avengers fighting Avengers as Marvel serves up “Captain America: Civil War” (opening May 6 throughout San Diego). But what DC got wrong Marvel gets right.

'Green Room' Serves Up Claustrophobic Horror

'Green Room' Serves Up Claustrophobic Horror

April 29
By Beth Accomando

Hollywood knows the fascination inherent in casting against type. So seeing Patrick Stewart go from Starfleet captain to neo-Nazi is a key attraction in the new film "Green Room" (opening April 29 in select San Diego theaters).

LanDiego State 5 Expected To Bring Hundreds Of Gamers To SDSU For T...

LanDiego State 5 Expected To Bring Hundreds Of Gamers To SDSU For Tournament

April 29
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

San Diego State will play host Saturday to hundreds of gamers for LanDiego State 5. But San Diego is also host to a growing fighting game community.

San Diego Asian Film Festival's Spring Showcase Starts On Positive ...

San Diego Asian Film Festival's Spring Showcase Starts On Positive Note

April 28
By Beth Accomando

Pac-Arts and the San Diego Asian Film Festival host the annual Spring Showcase April 28 through May 5 at the UltraStar Mission Valley. Here's a preview.

'The Messenger' Documents Threats To Songbird Population

'The Messenger' Documents Threats To Songbird Population

April 22
By Beth Accomando

The documentary "The Messenger" (opening April 22 at the Digital Gym Cinema) states that once we believed birds were messengers between humans and the supernatural or divine — and birds still have something to tell us.

San Diego Opera Makes 'Madama Butterfly' Fresh

San Diego Opera Makes 'Madama Butterfly' Fresh

April 14
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" is one of the most popular and most often performed operas. San Diego Opera's production promises to bring something new to the classic.

'Brave New Wild' Explores Lifestyle Choices Of Rock Climbers

'Brave New Wild' Explores Lifestyle Choices Of Rock Climbers

April 15
By Beth Accomando

UCSD grads Oakley Anderson-Moore and Alexander Reinhard hold the San Diego premiere of their new documentary "Brave New Wild" at the Ken Cinema on April 19. It's all about what makes people want to climb seemingly unscalable rocks.

It's 'Mr. Right' But Ms. Wrong

It's 'Mr. Right' But Ms. Wrong

April 8
By Beth Accomando

In “Mr. Right,” which opened Friday at Arclight Cinemas in La Jolla, Sam Rockwell plays a hit man who develops a conscience and starts to kill the people who hire him. What could possibly go wrong … go wrong … go wrong?

'Hardcore Henry' Delivers Grade A Fix For Action Junkies

'Hardcore Henry' Delivers Grade A Fix For Action Junkies

April 8
By Beth Accomando

The new film “Hardcore Henry” (opening April 8 in select San Diego theaters) has been touted as the first ever GoPro point-of-view movie where audiences are in the shoes of a man fighting for his life.

New Film 'Remember' Is Unforgettable

New Film 'Remember' Is Unforgettable

April 1
By Beth Accomando

The film "Remember" closed the San Diego Jewish Film Festival in February. Now it returns for a limited run at The Lot in La Jolla starting April 1.