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Teaser trailer heralds ‘Jurassic’ sequel

The Tico Times - November 25, 2014

It’s been 13 years since anybody visited Isla Nublar to take a whirlwind dinosaur tour. The last time a local T. rex snacked on human flesh was…

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International Cinema Festival starts rolling this Friday

The Tico Times - November 6, 2014

If there’s one thing Costa Rica excels at, it’s peace – so it makes sense that a major local film festival would have the theme “Peace with the…

Shnit short film festival premieres at Cine Magaly
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Shnit short film festival premieres at Cine Magaly

The Tico Times - October 9, 2014

The Shnit Short Film Festival opening was like a red carpet affair for Generation Y: The clothing was dress-casual, the mean age was probably 25, and a…

Tico filmmaker to make post-apocalyptic surf action movie
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Tico filmmaker to make post-apocalyptic surf action movie

The Tico Times - August 9, 2014

If you’ve ever wondered what a dystopian, 80s-style, surfing-based action movie filmed in Costa Rica would look like, consider the following: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O68juBjHM6A What you have just witnessed…

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European Film Festival hits Cine Magaly

The Tico Times - July 16, 2014

Nothing says “cosmopolitan” like an international film festival, and thanks to Cine Magaly in Barrio Escalante, San José will host two weeks of European films in this…

‘Italia 90’ receives preview screening at Cine Magaly
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Italia 90’ receives preview screening at Cine Magaly

The Tico Times - May 27, 2014

After months of shooting and editing, “Italia 90” finally premiered last night at Cine Magaly, and the atmosphere felt like a red-carpet event: Enormous posters stood in…

Award-winning Tico director Esteban Ramírez takes on third feature film
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Award-winning Tico director Esteban Ramírez takes on third feature film

The Tico Times - March 29, 2014

Behind a camera set up in a cinderblock building in Guadalupe, a small army of technicians race around, stepping over cables and fiddling with gear. A receptionist's…