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Streaming Options Go From The Ridiculous To The Sublime

Sept. 25
By Beth Accomando

With cinemas slowly opening but lacking much exciting fare to draw people out of quarantine, streaming services still offer some of the best — and some of the worst — movie options.

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'Native Son' Newly Restored, Uncensored Now Streaming

Sept. 25
By Beth Accomando

Richard Wright’s book "Native Son" was published in 1940 and made into a film in 1951. Now you have the opportunity to see the fully restored and uncensored film of "Native Son" through Kino Marquee.

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'Society Of Wonder' Uses Puppetry To Deliver Social Commentary

Sept. 23
By Beth Accomando

"The Society of Wonder" suggests that every backyard contains a secret portal to an underground kingdom of inspiration and hope. The six-part series of videos from Animal Cracker Conspiracy just premiered online as the latest entry in La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls, or Digital Wow Festival.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 203: SDLFF Pushing The Envelope

Sept. 18
By Beth Accomando

It's easy to program crowd pleasing films but the San Diego Latino Film Festival dares to ask audiences to step out of their comfort zone.

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SD Rep Turns 'A Weekend With Pablo Picasso' Into A Film

Sept. 15
By Beth Accomando

Since the age of 7, Herbert Siguenza has been obsessed with artist Pablo Picasso. Now, because the pandemic has forced The San Diego REP to present its plays online, Siguenza has had the opportunity to turn his play "A Weekend With Pablo Picasso" into a film.

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San Diego Latino Film Festival Kicks Off Virtual Edition

Sept. 17
By Beth Accomando

This year’s San Diego Latino Film Festival was set to launch on March 12, but the festival had to cancel on its opening day due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the festival relaunches today with 140 films online.

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Comic-Con Museum Reveals What Its Building Will Look Like

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Balboa Park’s South Palisades is undergoing a lot of changes and the Comic-Con Museum hopes to be a big part of that. At a press conference Thursday morning they revealed what the renovated building will look like.

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Dickens' 'David Copperfield' Comes To Vivid Life In New Film

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Charles Dickens’ “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” published in 1850, has a lively new film adaptation currently playing in theaters.

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'Portaleza' Reimagines What An Online Experience Can Be

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW, or Without Walls, Festival was forced online by COVID-19. But as a site-specific event, the restrictions of quarantine have simply become a creative challenge. The latest Digital WOW work to debut is "Portaleza" and displays an innovative approach to creating a virtual experience.

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Movie Theaters Reading, AMC, Regal, The Lot Reopen

Sept. 5
By Beth Accomando

Indoor movie theaters are reopening at reduced capacity and with new safety guidelines. But Reading Grossmont Cinemas hopes that screening Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" on 70mm will lure cinephiles out of quarantine to its venue.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 202: The Role Of Horror In A Scary World

Sept. 2
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival's Miguel Rodriguez discusses the role of horror in a scary world.

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New Documentary States Its Case For Trump Being A Malignant Narcissist In '#Unfit'

Sept. 2
By Beth Accomando

"#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump" just became available on demand. The new documentary wants audiences to consider the mental health of President Trump before they mark their ballots in the November election.

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Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Streams Through Monday

Sept. 1
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival kicks off its online event Tuesday night with the double feature of "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" from 1962 as well as its remake from this year. The festival is dedicated to horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genre films.

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Werner Herzog Pays Tribute To Kindred Spirit In 'Nomad'

Aug. 28
By Beth Accomando

Werner Herzog has a new documentary called "Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin." It's another fine entry in Herzog’s growing collection of non-fiction work.

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San Diego Artist Is Drawing Every Single Seinfeld Girlfriend

Aug. 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Local illustrator Carolyn Ramos, former art director of San Diego CityBeat, is using the pandemic to create a poster for each girlfriend in the iconic pop culture show.

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