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“Avengers: Infinity War” is an imperfect achievememt

“Avengers: Infinity War” is an imperfect achievememt

April 27, 2018

10 years ago, no one could have predicted that the ambition of Kevin Feige the president of Marvel Studios would pay off the way it has. Yet here we are...

Raising the 3 percent

Ikedra King, Arts Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

For the second time this month, San Diego is at the forefront of film celebrations in Southern California.This year marks the 25th anniversary showcasing Latino filmmakers, directors, and actors to celebrate the history, culture, and Latino excellence within the realm of film. The San Diego Latino Film Festival is set to be one of the biggest celebrations of Latino filmmakers yet...

Marvel cinematic universe’s best and brightest

Marvel cinematic universe’s best and brightest

April 18, 2018

Through the work of one fan with a dream, that fan being producer and president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige, the Marvel cinematic universe has been a 1...

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City College students took center stage at San Diego Film Week

April 18, 2018

March 23, 2018 Seven San Diego City College students from the Radio Television and Film Department showcased their films at the San Diego Film Week 2...

Does “Big Little Lies”’ controversial ending do its story justice?

Gabrielle Toback

April 11, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

…women do not need to have it out for men in order to band together to defend each other, be strong, and overcome…

Hugh Jackman shines in his last X-Men film

Esai Melendez

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

On Friday. March 3, director James Mangold's film, "Logan," was given its world-wide release. "Logan" is the latest entry in the "X-Men" film series, which is based off the comic books of the same name. This movie is a sequel to Mangold's film, "The Wolverine," released in 2013. It focuses on an aged and much more mature Wolverine (Logan) in 2029 who is trying to live a life...

For Your Consideration: Best Picture Films of 2016

For Your Consideration: Best Picture Films of 2016

James Stevenson Jr.

February 16, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of nominees for Best Picture on Jan. 24 and nine films were nominated out of the 10 slots...

Beasts are fantastic in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

James Stevenson Jr.

December 10, 2016

Filed under Art, Movies

Here we are once again, entering the world of Magic, Witches, Wizards and Ghouls, the world of Harry Potter. It seems like it's been an eternity since Ron and Hermione helped Harry to defeat Lord Voldemort on the campus of Hogwarts. Now we return after a five-year hiatus thanks to Warner Bros., only this time we are entering foreign territory as our journey occurs nearly...

Jim Jarmusch presents The Stooges

Ricardo Soltero

November 15, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

Within the first few minutes of his new documentary, Jim Jarmusch, director of “Gimme Danger,” declares The Stooges, “the greatest rock ’n’ roll band ever.” For a brief moment in history, the band led by Iggy Pop, The Stooges, were truly just that, the greatest rock and roll band on the planet. Before drug addiction and lack of commercial...

SD Film Festival offers some gems

Ricardo Soltero

October 1, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

The 15th annual San Diego International Film Festival gave us a first look at many films before they hit theaters and many films that remain undiscovered. The festival showcased more 100 films, including dramas, comedies, thrillers, documentaries and short films. Here is a City Times' selection of must-see films, whether at the film festival, which runs Sept. 28 to Oct....

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