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Podcast Episode 158: Cinema Junkie Awards And Reel Science Revisited

Jan. 4
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is technically on holiday break but here's something old and something new to start the year: an archive of my Reel Science episode plus my picks for the best films of 2018.

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San Diego Symphony's 'Hearing the Future' Festival Marks Debut of Rafael Payare

Jan. 4
By Nina Garin

January is typically a slow month, a time to take a breath and catch up from the holidays. But now that the San Diego Symphony puts on an annual music festival, January is brimming with concerts, dance performances and art shows.

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'One Man Bond' Returns

Jan. 3
By Beth Accomando

If you are a fan of Ian Fleming's James Bond then "Bond on Third" is the perfect show for you this weekend.

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Picking The Best Movies Of 2018

Jan. 3
By Beth Accomando

Here's a list of the best films and some of the worst of 2018.

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New Film Geeks Series Focuses On Pre-Code Hollywood

Jan. 2
By Beth Accomando

Film Geeks SD continues its year-long film series called Breaking the Commandments: Pre-Code Hollywood at Digital Gym Cinema. Here's what Pre-Code Hollywood is all about.

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Is One Of The Best Of 2018

Dec. 31, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Forget about the effects-driven worlds of "Mary Poppins Returns" and "Aquaman" and experience the true cinematic magic of Barry Jenkins’ "If Beale Street Could Talk."

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'La Ronde' Provides Inspiration For The New Dance Cabaret Show 'Tryst'

Dec. 28, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

The controversial 1897 play "La Ronde" provides the inspiration for the dance anthology show "Tryst" that opens Jan. 10 at Diversionary Theatre.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: New Year's Weekend

Dec. 28, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

New Year’s Eve is almost here and that means San Diego will have its share of fancy dinners, harbor cruises and block parties. But if you’re looking for a weekend event that’s more arts-friendly, here are some options.

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Finding The Virtues Of "Vice"

Dec. 27, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Hollywood doesn’t always leave treats under the tree on Christmas but this year we got a pair of cinematic gifts: “Vice” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Here’s my review of “Vice.”

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Matt Taibbi On How The News Breeds Hate

Dec. 27, 2018
By Mark Sauer

Rolling Stone contributing editor and writer Matt Taibbi argues in his new book that it's really the news media that's got us at each other's throats.