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In Remembrance of Hoffman

This is neither a news story, nor a tribute to a fallen actor. This is a eulogy for an American actor who aspired to great heights and focused on the things...


Kayaking to concerts at the bay

  Tickets to a concert at Humphrey’s By the Bay can range from $30 to $90, but some San Diegans have found a way to hear the concerts for free. A small...


Oscar Watch

“American Hustle?’ More like ‘Unidimensional New Jersey Low-lifes Hustle.’” Set in 1978, David O. Russell’s film about con-people, politicians and the FBI...

A&E The Point Weekly

Oscar Watch: “Her”

Spike Jonze’s first film since 2009’s “Where The Wild Things Are,” “Her” — set in the near future — follows lonely writer Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix)...