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San Diego Italian Film Festival Celebrates 13th Year And New Executive Director

Oct. 15
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Italian Film Festival kicks off its 13th year at the Museum of Photographic Arts with a madcap murder mystery and new leadership. Here's a preview.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 180: Dolemite, Eddie Murphy, and Rudy Ray Moore

Oct. 11
By Beth Accomando

Rudy Ray Moore may not be a household name but all that could change with the release of "Dolemite is My Name," Eddie Murphy’s passion project about singer, stand up comic, actor and film producer Rudy Ray Moore.

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Hola Mexico Film Festival Returns To Digital Gym Cinema

Oct. 10
By Beth Accomando

This year's Hola Mexico Film Festival Tour 2019 features nine of Mexico's popular films and art house releases.

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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

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Finding 'First Love' In The Midst Of A Violent World

Oct. 4
By Beth Accomando

"First Love" (ends tonight at Landmark's Ken Cinema) is a deliberately deceptive title for the latest film from Japan’s prolific filmmaker Takashi Miike.

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'Joker' As Wannabe Scorsese Movie

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando

"Joker" hit theaters last week after nabbing the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival. This standalone DC origin film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic villain.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 179: Author Joe Hill On 'NOS4A2' And Horror

Sept. 27
By Beth Accomando

This past June AMC launched an adaptation of Joe Hill’s novel "NOS4A2" starring Zachary Quinto as Charlie Manx and Asleigh Cummings as Vic McQueen. At Comic-Con, AMC announced that the series would be renewed for a second season. So Cinema Junkie digs into the archives for a 2013 interview when Hill stopped by the KPBS studios.

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GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diverse Lineup

Sept. 24
By Beth Accomando

The fifth annual GI Film Festival San Diego opens Tuesday night and continues through Sunday.

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Brad Pitt Aims For The Stars And Falls Short In 'Ad Astra'

Sept. 20
By Beth Accomando

Brad Pitt's new film "Ad Astra" has him on a mission to the outer rim of the galaxy.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 178: 'Steam Room Stories: The Movie'

Sept. 13
By Beth Accomando

FilmOut San Diego hosted a screening of "Steam Room Stories: The Movie" as part of its ongoing film series. JC Calciano came to San Diego and talked about turning a YouTube series into a feature film.

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Midday Movies Kicks Off

Sept. 5
By Beth Accomando, Jade Hindmon

Midday Edition launches a new monthly segment, Midday Movies with Beth Accomando and Moviewallas' Yazdi Pithavala.

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Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Weekend

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival started in San Diego 10 years ago but moved to The Frida Cinema in Orange County last year. This year's festival runs Friday through Sunday.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 177: Talking Horror And HIFF

Aug. 23
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival has been bringing genre films to the big screen for 10 years. To celebrate this anniversary festival founder and executive director Miguel Rodriguez looks to new trends in the horror genre and how horror addresses real social issues.

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San Diego Underground Film Festival Strives To 'Deviate From The Norm'

Aug. 20
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Underground Film Festival celebrates its fifth year with continued expansion.

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Radio Silence Makes Some Noise With 'Ready Or Not'

Aug. 22
By Beth Accomando

Radio Silence, a creative collective that started on the web, is making some noise with its new feature film "Ready or Not."

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