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A MASTERED MUSE: La Jolla gallery spotlights ‘Obey’ street artist

by Staff

October 27, 2010

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego takes a chance with new show Spike Hemans, Contributor Instead of canvas, some artists use bricks and mortar. Instead of an easel, some artists stand on cement and use the urban landscape to guid...

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: SDSU pays homage to traditional lyricists

by Staff

October 27, 2010

David Dixon, Staff Writer “A Grand Night for Singing” is a musical revue featuring more than 30 songs from legendary composer Richard Rodgers and brilliant lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II. The show includes numbers from wel...

FOR THE RECORD: CORRECTION

by Staff

October 26, 2010

In the Oct. 21 Film and Fashion issue, the article “Depp and Jolie’s tour de France” was written by staff writer Paul Hernandez, not Erika Cueva. The Daily Aztec regrets this error.

PASS THE POPCORN: That’ll do, Eastwood

by Staff

October 26, 2010

Morgan Denno, Staff Writer Clint Eastwood’s latest movie “Hereafter” weaves three seemingly unrelated story threads into a neat knot at the end. “Hereafter” marks Eastwood’s 31st directing turn and his...

PASS THE POPCORN: Just rent the original

by Staff

October 26, 2010

Carmen Splane, Contributor There was extensive media hype, an innovative marketing plan and an homage to cinema verité. It was demanded across the country and it worked; it was almost too good. That was the first “Par...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: Gyllenhaal’s drug of choice is love

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Carmen Splane, Contributor Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal get a second chance to be on-screen lovers in a film that has been earning the dynamic duo rave reviews for their portrayals. "Love and Other Drugs" reunites ...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: ‘Saw’ franchise adds a new element

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Spike Hemans, Staff Contributor Devils in disguise. Preteen vampires and soul-stealing demons. This fall's slate of horror movies offers fans of the genre tons of different choices for terror, but the real show stealer is yet to arrive. The blockbuster that perhaps everyone expected, "...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: New comedy from ‘Hangover’ crew

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Amanda Macias, Staff Writer From the director of "Old School" and "The Hangover," comes "Due Date," a gut-wrenching comedy featuring the immeasurable talents of Juliette Lewis, Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan. Peter Highman (Ro...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: Franco’s new role may be a winner

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By David Nixon, Staff Writer English filmmaker Danny Boyle's new film "127 Hours" comes on the heels of his 2008 Academy Award best picture winner, "Slumdog Millionaire." It is a true story about Aron Ralston (James Franco), an American mountain climber who hiked Utah's Blu...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: Cruise, Gibson and Crowe top ‘worst’ list

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Drew Scoggins, Staff Writer There are movies that cause audience members leave a theater feeling exhilarated after a great film, such as "The Dark Knight." There are times when one leaves with their brain bulging after mo...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: Autumn’s leopard prints and cable knits

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Morgan Denno, Staff Writer At the risk of sounding completely cliché, camel is the new black. Camel is the color for fall. Black will always be wearable and chic, but for this season it's definitely not the head...

FILM & FASHION ISSUE: Ballet rivalry thriller has critics buzzing

by Staff

October 21, 2010

By Hui Ling Tham, Staff Writer After its world premiere at the 67th Annual Venice Film Festival last month, Entertainment Weekly reported Darren Aronofsky's, "Black Swan," a psychological thriller that takes place in the ballet profession, as "alread...