Film editor
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nResident film guy Anders Wright has been writing about movies, music, food, technology and all things pop culture for a decade-ish. These days, he splits his time between CityBeat, the movie theater and taking care of his young daughter. He is a voting member of the San Diego Film Critics Society and generally the sort of witty fellow you want at your cocktail parties telling you what movies to see. Send press releases, screening information and party invitations his way.

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March 27 2013
There is a message of hope in War Witch, but it comes at a terrible cost. It's challenging for us viewers to watch as a child is destroyed by grown men. This is not a film about politics,...
film2
March 27 2013
Digital Gym Cinema will screen movies regularly, bringing in independents, foreign films and documentaries; it's essentially a completely new space, programmed by SDLFF artistic director Lisa Franek
film
March 19 2013
Korine's never been afraid to push buttons or envelopes. This is the guy who wrote Kids and directed Julien Donkey-Boy and Trash Humpers
film2
March 19 2013
South by Southwest was the first time the new movie played to a large crowd, and watching it in a packed theater was an entirely new thing for Cretton
film1
March 13 2013
The films of Korean auteur Park Chan-wook all have elements in common: They're exquisitely photographed and the attention to detail is immaculate; they're dark and make the viewer feel awkward
film2
March 13 2013
In March, they've already shown Raging Bull, and down the road there's The African Queen, Gone with the Wind and A Clockwork Orange. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, you can...
a&c1
March 13 2013
The thought of starting a new film fest from scratch is certainly daunting, but Paul Parietti is giving it a shot. The first iteration of his Frequency Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, March...
film1
March 6 2013
If the German film Barbara, which opens at Hillcrest Cinemas on Friday, March 8, were a Hollywood picture, you'd have heard about it already
film2
March 6 2013
Programming a film festival is hard enough as it is, especially one as diverse as the San Diego Latino Film Festival, which screens shorts, documentaries and features from a slew of countries,...
film1
Feb. 27 2013
The mere fact that all six subjects in Israeli documentarian Dror Moreh's new film, The Gatekeepers, agreed to sit down and talk is pretty astounding in and of itself
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Feb. 27 2013
Phantom, opening Friday, March 1, is a submarine movie, and the submarine in question was provided by the San Diego Maritime Museum, so the set is legit.
film
Feb. 20 2013
Herzog's take on a subject is always unique, because he usually brings a camera someplace very strange, like, say, Antarctica, Death Row or a French cave full of ancient paintings, and simply records what...
film2
Feb. 20 2013
If you really want to put yourself through the wringer, you can see all of the Best Picture nominees, start ing at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at AMC Mission Valley
film
Feb. 13 2013
Most filmmakers, after reading David Wong's Internet-serialized novel John Dies at the End, would likely think it impossible to make into a movie
film2
Feb. 13 2013
Inocente, by directors Sean Fine and Andrea Nix, profiles a homeless, undocumented Latina teenager struggling to keep it together along with her mom and brothers
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Feb. 13 2013
The female form is no stranger to the art world. However, the way women have been portrayed in local art didn't sit well with Anna Stump, Prudence Horne and Daphne Hill
film1
Feb. 6 2013
Throughout his prolific career, Steven Soderbergh has been a master of switching genres. He was an indie god in the early 1990s, a prestige director at the turn of the millennium and a big-ticket guy in...
film2
Feb. 6 2013
It's been 30 years since Craig Decker teamed with Mike Gribble to start showing people cartoons. You probably know them better as Spike-Decker's nickname-and Mike, and their various touring shows, the...
film1
Jan. 30 2013
Every year, movie nuts do their best to see every nominated film before the Oscars. The ceremony's been bumped up by a couple of weeks this year, which cuts down the amount of time film fanatics have to...
film2
Jan. 30 2013
I'm old enough to remember when Dave Grohl was overshadowed by Kurt Cobain. But he's done pretty well for himself since Nirvana ended with Cobain's 1994 suicide. After 18 years of success with Foo Fighters,...
Is it really so shocking to be told that minors are prohibited after a certain hour when you visit a pub/brewery? Apparently so

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