TOP 10: Holiday movies to watch with family

November 26, 2013

By KATIE STEWART The best time to watch movies is during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. My family and I stuff our faces full of goodies and sit together watching hours of movies. You have to know my family to understand some of our choices, but here are my favorites: 10. The Godfather trilogy (especially […]

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TOP 10 Greatest football movies ever made

September 5, 2013

By DANA BOYD Coming back to school each fall reminds me of two things: school supplies and football. Football season is a time when school spirit really shines. In honor of all our Aztec football players and all of you football supporters, I have compiled my list of the top 10 all-time greatest football movies. […]

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BEST BETS: ‘Evil dead,’ loopholes

April 4, 2013

BEST BETS Loft to screen cult ‘Evil Dead’ trilogy By BRUCE HARDT The films of the “Evil Dead” trilogy will play at The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd., on April 13 starting at 9 p.m. The films featured will be “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2” and “Army of Darkness.” Directed by Sam Raimi […]

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‘Prometheus’ ideas catch fire

October 25, 2012

By BRUCE HARDT   This summer saw film director Ridley Scott’s return to science-fiction genre, which he helped define with his films “Alien” and “Blade Runner.” His visions of bleak, corrosive and morally corrupt futures have become legendary. His latest movie, “Prometheus,” is a heavy film full of ideals and visual allusions. It’s a prequel […]

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Support quality movies

October 11, 2012

By THOMAS F. JOHNSON   “ParaNorman,” “Dredd 3D” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” are three examples of excellent, critically acclaimed films that bombed at the box office. Why? It’s because of you. Specifically, it’s due to those of you who decide against seeing unique films in favor of predictable, formulaic schlock. This is slightly understandable. […]

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Aztec Calendar Sept. 13-26

September 13, 2012

CAMPUS EVENTS Sept. 13: West Campus Bernal Gallery “Looking Across the Border” talk: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Video and performances: 6 p.m., Recital Hall. Details: 206-6942.   Sept. 18: Health and Wellness Fair. Northwest Campus. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: 206-2131.   Sept. 20: Legislative Dist. 2 debate. East Campus, Community Room. 6 p.m. Details: […]

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Review: ‘Just Go With It’ delivers laughs

February 15, 2011

By D.J. OCHOA When it comes to comedy movies, Adam Sandler does them better than most. From a crazy golfer aspiring to be a hockey player, to a wedding singer resembling Prince, Sandler knows how to give the audience a few knee-slappers. In his new comedy “Just Go With It,” that is exactly the […]

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Keep your 3-D off my ‘Harry Potter’ films

March 25, 2010

By Gabi Piña Over the last year, a three-dimensional craze has swept the movie world. Every other film released has some form of 3-D effect. I’m an avid Harry Potter fan. I’ve followed the series since the first book was published and I’ve been impatiently waiting for the release of the last two movies. Once […]

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‘Greenberg’ director dedicated to authenticity

March 25, 2010

  By Marie Rodriguez Director Noah Baumbach creates authentic stories by placing realistic characters in real places. For his newest movie, “Greenberg,” Baumbach wrote specific Los Angeles locations into the script, including a veterinarian’s office where he’s taken his own pet. “I’m not precious about what I write,” Baumbach said. “Being as open to what […]

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