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Podcast Episode 167: Reel Science 3.0

May 3
By Beth Accomando

Reel Science, a collaboration between the San Diego Natural History Museum and Digital Gym Cinema, concludes this Friday with "Damnation Alley." Get a preview of entomologist Michael Wall's talk.

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Podcast Episode 166: The Academy Film Archive

April 26
By Beth Accomando

On my last podcast I spoke with Fox archivist Schawn Belston about preserving a studio’s history. Now, I speak with Josef Lindner, the preservation officer at the Academy Film Archive, about preserving and restoring films like the 1932 pre-Code film "Cock of the Air."

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Podcast Episode 165: TCM Film Festival 2019

April 11
By Beth Accomando

TCM Classic Film Festival celebrates its 10th year and opens with a 30th anniversary screening of "When Harry Met Sally."

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Podcast Episode 164: Dissecting 'Us'

March 29
By Beth Accomando

This spoiler-filled episode examines the hidden meanings of Jordan Peele's latest box office hit with the help of a UC Riverside professor of media and cultural studies.

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Podcast Episode 130: Larry Cohen, King Of The B Movies

Nov. 10, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen died on March 23, 2019 at the age of 77. His schlocky B-movies won him a devout cult following and Cinema Junkie had a chance to speak with him in 2017 about his long and wild career.

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Podcast Episode 163: Guillermo Del Toro And San Diego Latino Film Festival

March 15
By Beth Accomando

With Alfonso Cuaron’s recent multiple Oscar win and San Diego Latino Film Festival entering its second quarter century, I felt it was the perfect time to pull up an archive interview I did with Mexican director Guillermo del Toro.

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Podcast Episode 162: The Lady From The Black Lagoon

March 1
By Beth Accomando

You may not know Milicent Patrick's name and that's precisely why filmmaker, monster lover, and author Mallory O'Meara decided to write "The Lady From the Black Lagoon." It reveals the lost legacy of this woman who created one of Hollywood's most iconic monsters.

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Podcast Episode 161: Black Comix And 'Scary Black Folks'

Feb. 15
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie celebrates Black History Month by speaking with Keithan Jones, founder of Black Comix Day, about black comics and movies, and professor John Jennings about a new collective called Scary Black Folks.

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Podcast Episode 159: Women Editors Discuss The Art, Craft Of Editing

Jan. 18
By Beth Accomando

Oscar nominations come out Jan. 22 and, since many people may not know a lot about what a film editor does, here is an archive edition of Cinema Junkie that will enlighten you about the art and craft of film editing.

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Podcast Episode 158: Cinema Junkie Awards And Reel Science Revisited

Jan. 4
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is technically on holiday break but here's something old and something new to start the year: an archive of my Reel Science episode plus my picks for the best films of 2018.

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Podcast Episode 157: Holy Archives Batman

Dec. 26, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Holy archives! Cinema Junkie is on holiday break but enjoy this popular episode dedicated to the 1960s Batman TV show and movie, which are the subject of The Hollywood Museum's exhibit that runs through the end of the year.

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Podcast Episode 156: Revisiting 'Christmas Smackdown'

Dec. 7, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie is taking a holiday break and will be re-posting popular podcasts in the interim. This week I pull up an archive show appropriate for the Christmas season but with some perverse holiday cheer and that means revisiting "Christmas Smackdown" with Mark Nutter and Cynthia Carle. Proceed with caution.

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Podcast Episode 138: Armando Iannucci, Political Comedy In The Age Of Trump

March 16, 2018
By Beth Accomando

The Golden Globe nominations just came out and Armando Iannucci's "Death of Stalin" got snubbed for best comedy and best adapted screenplay. But it makes my Ten Best list for 2018 and here's why.

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Podcast 155: Stunt Driver Picks Best Car Movies

Nov. 27, 2018
By Beth Accomando

With the new film "Ford Vs. Ferrari" about to open it's a great time to revisit Cinema Junkie's podcast with stunt driver Steve Lepper who picks his favorite car movies as well as the best car chases ever put on film.

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Podcast Episode 154: From Raymond Chow To Current Asian Cinema

Nov. 8, 2018
By Beth Accomando

Legendary Hong Kong producer Raymond Chow died earlier this month. This podcast pays tribute to his legacy with San Diego Asian Film Festival artistic director Brian Hu. Plus we get a preview of the 19th annual festival.