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Rainy-Day Movies, Part 5 – Pleasantville

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This week, Candy looks at popular movies that use rain as an important element. The rain in today’s film, 1998’s Pleasantville, shows us the transformative power of art.

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Rainy-Day Movies, Part 4 – Spider-Man

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This week, Candy looks at popular movies that use rain as an important element. The rain in today’s film, Spider-Man, enhances what might otherwise be just another thank-you kiss.

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Rainy-Day Movies, Part 3 – The Matrix Revolutions

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This week, Candy looks at popular movies that use rain as an important element. The rain in today’s film, “The Matrix Revolutions,” created the now-iconic look for computer code used in dozens, if not hundreds, of later films.

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Rainy-Day Movies, Part 2 – Jurassic Park

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This week, Candy looks at popular movies that use rain as an important element. Today we salute the giant storm that started it all in 1993’s “Jurassic Park.”

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Rainy-Day Movies, Part 1 – Watchmen

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Last week, McCabria selected four horror movies to watch while April did its shower thing. This week, Candy looks at other popular movies that use rain as an important element, starting with 2009’s “The Watchmen.”

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Rainy Day Playlist Quiz

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The Summer Valley Middle School Girls Chorale took time out between watching raindrops to prepare a little rainy day musical quiz. Can you answer these very musical questions?

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Happy Easter from Candy Darque’s Afterparty!

Happy Easter from Candy Darque and the Afterparty!

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Happy Easter from the Middle School Horror Club

Happy Easter from Vicky, Candy, Annaleigh, Masato, and interns Jamie and Theresa!

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Easter Egg Horror Films – Part 4 of 4

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It’s time to look at Easter through the eyes of an Easter Egg – and see it for the horror film it is! Today, we develop part four – the stunning climax of our four-part movie script.

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Easter Egg Horror Films – Part 3 of 4

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It’s time to look at Easter through the eyes of an Easter Egg – and see it for the horror film it is! Today, we write develop part three of our four-part movie script.

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Easter Egg Horror Films – Part 2 of 4

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It’s time to look at Easter through the eyes of an Easter Egg – and see it for the horror film it is! Today, we write part two of our four-part movie script.

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Easter Egg Horror Films – Part 1 of 4

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It’s time to look at Easter through the eyes of an Easter Egg – and see it for the horror film it is!

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What’s in Your Basket? Black Jelly Beans!

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We’re celebrating Halloween at Easter (like Christmas in July, just creepier) by filling a Scary Easter Basket. On Day Five, we’re adding goth-y looking black jelly beans. What’s in your basket?

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What’s in Your Basket? Peeps Horror Dioramas!

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We’re celebrating Halloween at Easter (like Christmas in July, just creepier) by filling a Scary Easter Basket. On Day Three, we’re adding a special sugar-y, marshmallow-y treat, just for horror fans. What’s in your basket?

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What’s in Your Basket? Chocolate Zombie Bunny!

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We’re celebrating Halloween at Easter (like Christmas in July, just creepier) by filling a Scary Easter Basket. On Day Three, we’re adding a special chocolate bunny, just for horror fans. What’s in your basket?

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What’s in Your Basket? Feisty Bunny!

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We’re celebrating Halloween at Easter (like Christmas in July, just creepier) by filling a Scary Easter Basket. On Day Two, we’re adding a special bunny. What’s in your basket?

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What’s in Your Basket? Cadbury Screme Eggs!

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We’re celebrating Halloween at Easter (like Christmas in July, just creepier) by filling a Scary Easter Basket. What’s in your basket?

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Your Favorite Monsters – Including Godzilla – Are Now in San Diego!

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What’s your favorite monster? It may be on display in this exhibit at the Museum of Man in San Diego’s Balboa Park!

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SITE UNDER REFURBISHMENT

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SITE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

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Entertainment Weekly Compiles “The Essentials” for Children

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Pop some corn, get the Entertainment Weekly film list, then get ready to introduce your children to some of the best movies ever made!

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