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BEST BETS: 'Evil dead,' loopholes

BEST BETS: ‘Evil dead,’ loopholes

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 […]

'Prometheus' ideas catch fire

‘Prometheus’ ideas catch fire

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 […]

Support quality movies

Support quality movies

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. […]

Aztec Calendar Sept. 13-26

Aztec Calendar Sept. 13-26

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: […]

Just Go With It

Review: ‘Just Go With It’ delivers laughs

By D.J. OCHOA aztecpress@pima.edu 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 […]

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

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

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 […]

‘Greenberg’ director dedicated to authenticity

‘Greenberg’ director dedicated to authenticity

  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 […]