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Last Letter: Iwai delivers

A romantic drama void of romance

Lovers of unrequited love, rejoice. There is enough handwritten romantic communication exchanged in Shunji Iwai’s deceptively uncomplicated romance Last Letter to fill a small post office branch. And no junk mail! Given that he has ...

Asian Film Festival opens this weekend

Three to see

At age 19, the Asian Film Festival shows no sign of slowing down. If anything, this could be the strongest lineup artistic director Brian Hu has assembled in many a year. What follows are a ...

Bogdanovich boosts Buster

“I decided to show the work for which he was being celebrated. Always leave them laughing!”

Is it me, or has Landmark’s Ken Cinema become San Diego’s big screen answer to the A&E Biography channel? Truth be told, my adulation over Pick of the Litter was guided more by a love ...

Film Events

Youth Media & Tech Camp

Digital Gym Cinema

Monday, November 19, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Hand That Feeds

The Hand That Feeds

Green Store

Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Link in Bio: A Collection of Short Films

Link in Bio: A Collection of Short Films

Teros Gallery

Sunday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Film Discussion Class: Spellbound

Film Discussion Class: Spellbound

Temple Emanu-El

Monday, November 19, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Oktoberfilmfest

Honestly, a television screen is not the ideal portal of introduction for this film

Streaming service Kanopy has teamed with the Goethe Institute to sponsor 48 films for the Wunderbar: A Celebration of German Films project. Visit kanopy.com/goethe throughout the month of October to watch any of the films ...

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Windows 0.0 stars

Elizabeth Ashley is a ravenous lesbian whose seduction technique entails the hiring of a drooling rapist to sour her prey on the entire male gender. Talia Shire is the unappetizing prey, an embarrassingly self-conscious stutterer and less self-conscious but equally ...

Heartburn 2.0 stars

It has something of the air of an informal dinner party dominated by a garrulous, sophisticated, bright, and somewhat smarty-pantsy woman who feels she has a lot to get off her chest. The woman in question is Nora Ephron, who ...

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