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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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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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Cinema Junkie Podcast 201: Troma Entertainment 'Disrupting Media For 45 Years'

Aug. 22
By Beth Accomando

WARNING! This Cinema Junkie Podcast contains potentially offensive content because it is devoted to Troma Entertainment and its founder Lloyd Kaufman. So consider not listening.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 200! How COVID Is Ruining The Zombie Apocalypse

Aug. 7
By Beth Accomando

The Doctor of the Dead, Arnold T. Blumberg, assesses the health of the zombie genre amidst the coronavirus as Cinema Junkie celebrates Episode 200.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 199: Aim For The Head — Max Brooks, Zombies And COVID

July 24
By Beth Accomando

Comic-Con@Home featured a panel with author Max Brooks as well as scientists, academics and doctors talking about Zombies and Coronavirus: Planning for the Next Big Outbreak. Cinema Junkie Podcast speaks with Brooks about pop culture, real pandemics and Bigfoot.

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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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Cinema Junkie Podcast 197: Black Films That Matter

July 3
By Beth Accomando

Comic book writer David F. Walker ("Shaft," "Luke Cage") recommends some films from Blaxploitation Cinema to the present day that help provide context and insight into current protests over police brutality and racism.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 196: From Final Girls To The Final Boy

June 19
By Beth Accomando

The good news about coronavirus is that it has forced some film festivals like Etheria to go online where they can be available to a much wider audience. The festival is streaming on Shudder.

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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 194: The Global Pandemic Film Primer

May 22
By Beth Accomando

Films from the silents to the present day, from Cambodia as well as the U.S., have been dealing with themes of pandemics for more than a century. Find out how these films deal with more than just disease but also how fear and panic can spread as readily as a virus, and how language can infect people as much as germs.

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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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Cinema Junkie Podcast 192: Bond, Not James Bond, Spy Films

April 27
By Beth Accomando

This was the month we were supposed to get Bond 25, "No Time To Die" but the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the opening to November so here are some fun, more tongue-in-cheek spy films for you to seek out while in quarantine.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 191: TCMFF Home Edition Plus Screwball Comedies

April 11
By Beth Accomando

If you are approaching a month in quarantine you may be in need of some form of escape. Cinema Junkie has just the thing: TCM Classic Film Festival Home Edition and The Nitrate Diva's screwball comedy recommendations.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 190: Using 'Contagion' And Pop Culture As Teaching Tools

March 25
By Beth Accomando

The film "Contagion" and the book "World War Z" are fictional accounts of global pandemics but can they teach us something about the real coronavirus pandemic that we are currently facing.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 189: Telling 'Peter Pan' Through Wendy's Eyes

March 12
By Beth Accomando

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" director Benh Zeitlin gives us a modern re-imagining of James M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" with "Wendy."

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