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Satisfy your celluloid addiction with Cinema Junkie, where you can mainline film 24/7. This film and entertainment series is run by KPBS Film Critic Beth Accomando. So if you need a film fix, want to hear what filmmakers have to say about their work, or just want to know what's worth seeing this weekend, then you've come to the right place.More from Cinema Junkie »

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146 One Man Bond And Boots Riley

Episode 146: One Man Bond And Boots Riley Time to geek out about two very different things: James Bond and the directorial debut of rapper Boots Riley. I talk secret agent 007 with actor Tom Steward who created a one-man show for the San Diego International Fringe Festival called "One Man Bond" in which he takes us through all 24 Bond films in less than 60 minutes. Plus I speak with Riley about his film "Sorry To Bother You." Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

145 Celebrating Master Showman William Castle

Episode 145: Celebrating Master Showman William Castle If you do not know the name William Castle then it's time for you to discover the master showman who invented Illusion-O, Fright Break, Coward's Corner, Percepto, Emergo and much more. And if you already know this cinematic genius then come share some love with his daughter on this 50th anniversary of "Rosemary's Baby," a film he produced. Plus a quick topper with Malcolm Mays about the Blaxploitation collection just added to FilmStruck. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

144: TCM Mad About Musicals

Episode 144: TCM Mad About Musicals TCM is offering its fourth annual free online movie course and this one is Mad About Musicals. Cinema Junkie talks with TCM host Alicia Malone and Dr. Vanessa Theme Ament, veteran foley artist and endowed chair of telecommunications at Ball State University about the musical's place in cinematic history. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

143 LGBTQ Cinema And FilmOut AT 20

Episode 143: LGBTQ Cinema And FilmOut At 20 FilmOut San Diego is celebrating its 20th anniversary in June so it seems the perfect time to check in with its founder and its current programmer about the state of LGBTQ cinema and how it has evolved over the past two decades. Plus I speak with filmmakers premiering their new films at FilmOut 2018. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

142: TCM 50 Must-See Sci-Fi Films

Episode 142: TCM 50 Must-See Sci-Fi Films Making film lists can be agony. What do you include, what do you leave off? Author Sloan De Forest talks about the challenges of compiling a list of films for her new book, "TCM Must-See Sci-Fi: 50 Movies That Are Out Of This World." The films range from "A Trip to the Moon" to "Arrival." Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

141 TCMFF And Reel Science 2.0

Episode 141: TCMFF and Reel Science 2.0 This episode is a week late so that I could include a wrap up from the TCM Classic Film Festival that ended on Sunday and provide a preview of the San Diego Natural History Museum's new Reel Science Film Series that runs through May. Enjoy four real scientists — an entomologist, a neuroscientist, and two physicists (no that's not the opening of a joke) — as they discuss the reel science in films. Find out which bug is ready for a starring role in a sci-fi film and why the premise of using humans as batteries is all wrong. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

140 Hemlock Society And Right To Die Films

Episode 140: Hemlock Society And Right To Die FIlms Nobody likes to talk about death much less think about how their own life might end but films can help us confront our fears and educate us about exiting this world. Faye Girsh, president and founder of the San Diego Hemlock Society, talks about right to die films and what we can learn from them Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher.

139: Comic-Con Museum And More

Episode 139: Comic-Con Museum And More Comic-Con International is opening a museum and I sat down with the new executive director Adam Smith at WonderCon to discuss what it might be and if museum is event the right word to describe it. Plus highlights from the WonderCon Cartoon Voices panel and in honor of the Easter holiday, a little Easter egg for you. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

138 Armando Iannucci, Political Satire In The Age Of Trump

Episode 138: Armando Iannucci And Political Satire In The Age Of Trump Armando Iannucci, creator of "Thick of It" and "Veep," makes his feature film writing and directing debut with "The Death of Stalin." I talk with the comic genius about the challenges of doing political satire at a time when the real world is crazier than anything he can imagine. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

137_ACE_Editors_On Oscars_Podcast

Episode 137: ACE Eddie Nominated Editors Talk About Their Oscar-Nominated Films Cinema Junkie speaks with Tatiana S. Riegel, Oscar-nominated editor for "I, Tonya" and winner of this year's ACE Eddie award for best best edited feature comedy; Paul Machliss, Oscar-nominated editor for "Baby Driver," and Gregory Plotkin, ACE Eddie nominee of the Oscar-nominated "Get Out." Find out what went into editing these films and gain insights into what makes a good film editor. Subscribe to the Cinema Junkie podcast on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Support the podcast at kpbs.org/feedthejunkie.

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