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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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San Diego Film Office Reopens With New Guidelines, Tools For Shooting In A Pandemic

Aug. 25
By Beth Accomando

COVID-19 shut down the film industry but now the city of San Diego's film office is back open with new guidelines for working in the pandemic and with new tools for anyone who wants to shoot here.

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Eisner Awards Plus Comic-Con@Home Continues To Live Online

July 27
By Beth Accomando

The first ever Comic-Con online came to an official close Sunday night. But you can keep the Comic-Con@Home experience going for as long as you’d like.

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Comic-Con@Home: So It Begins

July 23
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con International kicked off Wednesday night. But there were no people lined up ready to storm the San Diego Convention Center for exclusives and no badges needed to participate. The coronavirus pandemic forced the pop culture convention to move more than 300 hours of programming online.

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Pop-Culture Phenomenon Goes Digital With Comic-Con@Home

July 17
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con@Home begins on Wednesday and runs through July 26. Here's a preview.

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Quarantine Boredom Leads To Creative Bonus Episode Of 'Mythic Quest'

July 14
By Beth Accomando

As people learn to cope with working from home, the creative team behind Apple TV’s “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” decided to tap their creativity to challenge the limits of lockdown.

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Comic-Con@Home Launches Next Week

July 13
By Beth Accomando

For the first time in 50 years, Comic-Con International has had to cancel its physical show and will be placing it pop culture convention online.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 198: Quarantined With 'Mythic Quest'

July 10
By Beth Accomando

Apple TV's "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" debuted Feb. 7 but when quarantine hit they decided to make a bonus episode from quarantine about being on lockdown. It wasn't easy but the result was ingenious.

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'The Killing Floor' Gets New 4K Restoration

June 12
By Beth Accomando

"The Killing Floor" looks to union organizing by Chicago's slaughterhouse workers during World War I. The 1984 made-for-TV movie has been digitally restored and is now available on streaming services and proves surprisingly topical.

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'What We Do In The Shadows' Season 2 Finale

June 10
By Beth Accomando

The Jemaine Clement-Taika Waititi 2014 film "What We Do in the Shadows" almost didn't get released in the U.S. but now the hit FX Networks series is having its season finale and getting renewed for another.

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'Expect A Miracle': A Pandemic And A Boiling Point

June 9
By Julia Dixon Evans

New San Diego-Based Documentary On Hospice And The Impact Of AIDS On The Gay Rights Movement

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 195: Yes! The Matt Berry Podcast

June 8
By Beth Accomando

FX Networks' "What We Do in the Shadows" has its season 2 finale on June 10 so I talk with actor Matt Berry about the show and about his career doing iconic British sitcoms ("Garth Marenghi's Darkplace," "Snuff Box," "The IT Crowd," "Toast of London") and as a musician/composer.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 193: Become A Digital Explorer During The Pandemic

May 9
By Beth Accomando

If you are sheltering at home and growing tired with what Netflix is offering, or need to cut back on expenses and are looking for something free, here are some options.

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DGC@Home Offers Guatemalan Drama 'Nuestras Madres'

May 1
By Beth Accomando

With sheltering at home people are turning more and more to streaming options for diversion. Here are just a few of those choices for this weekend including the DGC@Home virtual engagement of "Nuestras Madres."

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Shudder Originals: Cursed Films And Zombies

April 28
By Beth Accomando

When dealing with real world stress and anxiety, sometimes horror can offer escape. Shudder has a few options for you.

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