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New releases opening this week: Gravity, When Comedy Went to School and more

Oh boy, did I like Gravity. I know, I know - so did everybody else. I don't care. I liked ...

Interview with Parkland writer-director Peter Landesman

Matthew Lickona: Tell about how you conceived of the film. Peter Landesman: I didn't want to go down the path ...

The wait is over...

Oh, good grief. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/03/54188/ Because you have been counting the days until you could buy tickets to this sequel. Sometimes ...

Origins, Part III: a few final, stray tidbits from James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

Part one is here. Part two is here. First, a final note in support of the notion that Cameron was, ...

Origins, Part II: more from James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

He must have been so tickled to do a remake and call it Aliens.

(Part 1 is here.) You all remember the chestburster from the first Alien movie, right? http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/sep/30/53953/ That nasty little fellow ...

Origins: James Cameron's Piranha Part 2: The Spawning

The 1981 sequel was Cameron's first feature-length outing as a director.

Hello, and welcome to Origins, a look back at the early work of noted directors, with a special emphasis on ...

New releases opening this week: Rush, Don Jon, and much, much more!

In a hurry to have a good time? Rush to your local theater and see Rush, the new film from ...

GYNO - opening scene

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/sep/20/53498/ This is the first result when you Google Image search for "women." Well, the cocaine and the cash arrived ...

New releases opening this week: You Will Be My Son, A Single Shot and more

The big releases this week are Prisoners and Thanks for Sharing. Neither was dazzling. Prisoners did a hell of a ...

Gyno-Horror!

Ladies and gentlemen - but mostly gentlemen - I give you: the internal clitoris: http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/sep/19/53438/ "It's sole function – its ...

Interview with Thanks for Sharing writer-director Stuart Blumberg

The publicist broke into my interview with Blumberg to let me know I had time for one more question. "Hm, ...

Star Wars origin stories? Think of the possibilities!

All you haters just settle down and fire up the dream factory.

Some people weren't happy to hear the news that the upcoming slew of Star Wars films are going to include ...

New releases opening this week: Short Term 12, some other stuff

Look, Destin Cretton went to SDSU film school and made good. And he even had the grace to put up ...

Orson! Welles!

Just watch this. It's not even three hours long.

A snippet from somwhere around 1:45: "Somebody said that Touch of Evil seemed very unreal and yet real. And I ...

Trailer Park: The Art of the Steal

I can remember when people read books instead of stealing them.

No, it doesn't look great, but everybody loves Kurt Russell, right? All I know is, I've been away from this ...

New releases opening this week: Afternoon Delight, Riddick and more

I thought Afternoon Delight was a smart movie. And I enjoyed talking to the woman who wrote and directed it. ...

New releases opening this week: Drinking Buddies, Closed Circuit and more

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/aug/30/52357/ This is really Scott's week. I mean, every week is Scott's week, but he usually doesn't make it quite ...

Details leaked on Beetlejuice sequel at the VMA's?

C'mon people, you think that suit was an accident? We're through the looking glass here.

Okay, so Miley Cyrus apparently saw Ke$ha get hot and heavy with some furries in her video for "C'Mon" and ...

New releases opening this week: Drug War, The World's End and more

To err is human, but (contrary to the thesis advanced near the end of The World's End) that does not ...

Late to the Filner party

But hey, everybody else is having fun with it, so...

Yeah, yeah, people have seen Filner and Goldsmith together in the same room. But I still like this notion. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/aug/22/51821/ ...

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