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Cinema Junkie Episode 184: Filmmaker Trey Edward Shults

Dec. 13
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.

Roundtable: KPBS Podcasts

Nov. 29
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A special episode of KPBS Roundtable features a discussion with several KPBS podcast hosts about their shows and the growth of the podcast platform.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 183: Giving Thanks For Cinematic Memories

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando

My dad died on Aug. 23 of this year and I miss him every day, so for my Thanksgiving Cinema Junkie podcast I am paying tribute to him by giving thanks for the films he introduced me to.

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Podcast Episode 103: Drunk Reindeer, Severed Heads And Christmas Smackdown

Dec. 15, 2016
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is a fan of Mark Nutter and Cynthia Carle and their annual "Christmas Smackdown" Show and it is time for a new edition. Warning: What follows pushes the boundaries of good taste to the breaking point ... and beyond.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 182: Ford, Ferrari And An Asian American Film Canon

Nov. 8
By Beth Accomando

Director James Mangold discusses making history as he looks to the story of "Ford v Ferrari;" while San Diego Asian Film Festival artistic director and programmer Brian Hu talks about the list he helped create for the L.A. Times of the 20 Best Asian American Films of the Past 20 Years.

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Cinema Junkie Episode 181: 'The Lighthouse' And 'Jojo Rabbit'

Oct. 25
By Beth Accomando

"The Lighthouse" and "Jojo Rabbit" are new releases that have generated a lot of buzz because of the talented people involved. I speak with director Robert Eggers about "The Lighthouse" and actor Stephen Merchant about Takia Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit."

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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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Cinema Junkie Podcast 175: New Film 'Official Secrets' Celebrates Whistleblower

July 30
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie celebrated National Whistleblower Day in July with an interview with Gavin Hood, director of "Official Secrets" about Katherine Gun. The film opens in San Diego Sept. 12.

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Podcast Episode 160: Breaking The Commandments With Pre-Code Hollywood

Feb. 1
By Beth Accomando

Films made between 1930 and 1934 have come to be known as pre-Code and display defiance of the self-censorship rules Hollywood laid down for itself. I will talk about the delicious naughtiness and sensational social realism of these films with Danny Reid of Pre-Code.com as the film series Breaking the Commandments: Pre-Code Hollywood continues this Sunday with 'Possessed" at Digital Gym Cinema.

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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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Cinema Junkie Podcast 176: Radio Silence's 'Ready Or Not'

Aug. 9
By Beth Accomando

Radio Silence’s "Ready or Not" opens in theaters on Aug. 21. But, KPBS reporter Beth Accomando got to speak with the trio of filmmakers and pranksters about their new film.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 174: Reflecting On Comic-Con 50

July 26
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con celebrated its 50th show and I celebrated my 41st. I have collected some old archive interviews, plus spoke with longtime attendees and newbies at this year's convention to create a portrait of the pop culture convention over the decades.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast Episode 173: Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell'

July 12
By Beth Accomando

Lulu Wang's "The Farewell" was a hit at Sundance earlier this year and draws on the director's own life for inspiration. If you missed the film on its initial release it returns to San Diego as part of Digital Gym Cinema's Last Chance Indies.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 172: The Female Perspective

June 28
By Beth Accomando

A two-part Cinema Junkie podcast focuses on the female perspective in film by speaking with the director of programming at Etheria Film Night as well as the director of the new film "Ophelia" and the author who created the young adult book about seeing Shakespeare's "Hamlet" through the eyes of a young woman.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 171: Hollywood Black

June 14
By Beth Accomando

African Americans and Hollywood have a long, troubled, and complicated past. I am going to explore that history with Donald Bogle author of the new book "Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers" from Turner Classic Movies.

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