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Geeking Out At 'Rise Of The Resistance'

Jan. 16
By Beth Accomando

KPBS arts reporter and Star Wars fan Beth Accomando went to Disneyland on Wednesday to check out the "Rise of the Resistance" ride that opens Jan. 17 at Galaxy’s Edge.

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3 Songs To Discover Right Now

Jan. 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Discover new music by San Diego bands in the news right now.

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Oscars So Bland Should Be New Hashtag

Jan. 14
By Beth Accomando

The 92nd annual Academy Award nominations were announced Monday morning and KPBS Cinema Junkie Beth Accomando has this recap and reaction.

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Film And Dance Meet At The Border

Jan. 14
By Julia Dixon Evans

"Dance film is not just dance and it's not just film," said Francisco Eme, gallery director at San Ysidro's FRONT Arte Cultura, which will host this weekend's Agite y Sirva dance film festival.

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SDSU Grad Destin Cretton Serves Up Social Justice With 'Just Mercy' Film

Jan. 13
By Beth Accomando

Filmmaker Destin Cretton went to SDSU and was recently tapped to direct the upcoming Marvel film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Currently his film “Just Mercy” is in theaters. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando showed Cretton's student films a decade ago and has been following his career. He spoke with her by phone last week from Sydney, Australia.

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How Godzilla Changed Italian Cinema

Jan. 8
By Beth Accomando

In addition to being the KPBS arts reporter, Beth Accomando also volunteers as a film programmer through Film Geeks SD and co-hosts a pair of annual film series at Digital Gym Cinema. This Sunday marks the launch of a monthly series on Italian Genre Cinema and Monday night is the start of Gearhead Cinema.

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Kaori Fukuyama: Between the Lines

Jan. 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

Kaori Fukuyama recently installed a large-scale public installation on the exterior wall of North Park's Target store, and opens a solo show of new works this week at Sepehri Gallery.

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'Picture This' is Le Chateau's Call to Arms

Dec. 31, 2019
By Julia Dixon Evans

In their latest release, the San Diego band weaves their dark, electronic indie pop sound with rich, optimistic lyrics.

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Flesh-Eating Bugs At The Nat's New Living Lab Exhibit

Dec. 30, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Have you ever wanted to see flesh-eating beetles at work? You now have your chance as the San Diego Natural History Museum serves up the Living Lab where the public can meet the creepy and the crawly, the slimy and slithery up close.

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'Uncut Gems' Is The Perfect Antidote For Holiday Cheer

Dec. 24, 2019
By Beth Accomando

For the holidays you can choose between the beloved classic "Little Women" or the edgy indie film "Uncut Gems." Guess which one Beth Accomando is recommending?

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Midday Movies: Bringing The Skywalker Saga To An End

Dec. 20, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Jade Hindmon hosts a "Star Wars" edition of Midday Movies as KPBS film critic Beth Accomando and Moviewallas' Yazdi Pithavala recall how they got introduced to George Lucas' franchise and how they think "The Rise of Skywalker" wraps it all up.

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The Quiet Storms of ‘Little Women’

Dec. 19, 2019
By Julia Dixon Evans

Greta Gerwig's new adaptation loudly insists that stories about women are important to tell because they’re stories about women, not despite it.

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Spoiler-Free Review Of 'Rise Of Skywalker'

Dec. 18, 2019
By Beth Accomando

As a card-carrying member of the original "Star Wars" fan club, KPBS' Beth Accomando knows what it means to give a spoiler-free review of the final chapter in the Skywalker Saga.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 184: Filmmaker Trey Edward Shults

Dec. 13, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Trey Edward Shults has a new film in theaters, "Waves," but I became aware of him in 2017 when he released "It Comes at Night." So from the archives, here is my interview with Shults from 2017.

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Weekend Preview: La Posada, Vend Arts, theNAT's Living Lab

Dec. 13, 2019
By Beth Accomando

This weekend try a little cultural and bio diversity by sampling events from Centro Cultural De La Raza, Little Italy and the San Diego Natural History Museum.

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