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'Avengers: Endgame' Wraps Things Up With A Mix Of Humor, Emotion

April 24
By Beth Accomando

"Avengers: Endgame" finally arrives in theaters with early screenings starting Thursday night. Here's a spoiler-free review.

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SDIFF Celebrates Italian Liberation Day With 'Rome Open City'

April 23
By Beth Accomando

This Thursday the San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) will showcase the neorealist classic, “Rome Open City” at the Museum of Photographic Arts in honor of Italian Liberation Day.

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Filmmaker Mike Leigh Revisits Peterloo Massacre In New Film

April 19
By Beth Accomando

British filmmaker Mike Leigh is best know for his contemporary dramas but he turns to a turbulent 19th century England for his new film “Peterloo.”

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Third Annual San Diego Film Week Looks To Local Filmmakers

April 10
By Beth Accomando

The third annual San Diego Film Week wraps up on Saturday with its Film Awards and tonight filmmakers John Freeman and Karenssa Le Gear screen their short "Capture."

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Podcast Episode 165: TCM Film Festival 2019

April 11
By Beth Accomando

TCM Classic Film Festival celebrates its 10th year and opens with a 30th anniversary screening of "When Harry Met Sally."

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Pac-Arts' Spring Showcase Serves Up Eight Days Of Asian Film

April 10
By Beth Accomando

Pac-Arts Spring Showcase kicks off its ninth year on April 11 with eight days of Asian cinema.

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Remake Of Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary' Opens

April 5
By Beth Accomando

Earlier this week "The Twilight Zone" got a reboot on CBS All Access and now Stephen King’s "Pet Sematary" gets a remake.

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New 'Twilight Zone' Just One Of Streaming Options

April 4
By Beth Accomando

Streaming television has a lot to offer and three top choices are Jordan Peele's reboot of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone" on CBS All Access, season two of the YouTube original series "Cobra Kai," and the debut of FX's "What we Do In The Shadows."

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Going 'Deep In Shepard Territory'

April 2
By Beth Accomando

The Casual Company presents Sam Shepard’s "Geography of a Horse Dreamer" at Tenth Avenue Arts Center as part of a month-long tribute to the late playwright called Deep in Shepard Territory.

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WonderCon Wraps Up And Comic-Con's Around The Corner

April 1
By Beth Accomando

WonderCon just wrapped up in Anaheim. Some people may not know that the pop culture convention is run by Comic-Con International, which takes place every summer in San Diego.

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8th Annual San Diego Arab Film Festival Kicks Off Friday

April 1
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

The festival will include films from and about Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Organizers say the festival aims to build understanding and appreciation of the local Arab community.

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Podcast Episode 164: Dissecting 'Us'

March 29
By Beth Accomando

This spoiler-filled episode examines the hidden meanings of Jordan Peele's latest box office hit with the help of a UC Riverside professor of media and cultural studies.

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New Documentary Highlights Migrants Stuck At Tijuana Border

March 21
By Ebone Monet

San Diego documentarian examines the conditions in Tijuana for migrants from Central America.

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'Hedwig' Celebrates A 20th Anniversary At Diversionary

March 21
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell debuted his queer rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Diversionary Theatre tackles the play for the first time and finds the outcast turned rock star has something to say to a new generation.

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Jordan Peele's 'Us' Is Scary Good

March 21
By Beth Accomando

Jordan Peele’s “Us” serves up a very different kind of horror from his debut feature “Get Out” but it is scary good in its own way.

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