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Nothing but good words for 'Bad Words'

Nothing but good words for ‘Bad Words’

by Alek Sanchez // March 22, 2014

Words make the world go around. They help us communicate, from talking to reading; even this review would not be possible without words. And knowing how...

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Weekend Picks: Hi Fi Festival and Blue Caprice

Weekend Picks: Hi Fi Festival and Blue Caprice

by Alek Sanchez // October 1, 2013

Alek's Pick Hi Fi Festival Above and Beyond are making its way to San Diego’s Petco Park Lot this Saturday, Oct. 5. Set to headline the first ever...

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Aztecs talk new film and education

Aztecs talk new film and education

by David Dixon // September 5, 2013

Filmmaker and San Diego State alumnus Destin Cretton is getting a lot of attention for his new award-winning movie, “Short Term 12.” Cretton, in...

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Filmmaker Destin Cretton displays emotional power

by David Dixon // September 2, 2013

“Short Term 12” is one of the most buzzed about dramas of the fall with highly regarded critics praising the authentic depiction of working at a foster...

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The grossest show on Earth returns to San Diego

The grossest show on Earth returns to San Diego

by David Dixon // September 1, 2013

Oh boy! The festival is back. Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation features many edgy shorts from well-respected and talented...

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Aaron Mento dares to try new things

Aaron Mento dares to try new things

by David Dixon // August 29, 2013

Aaron Mento is the writer and director of “Standards of Living,” the first ever full-length feature filmed on an iPad. The former San Diego State student...

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Dramedy portrays young love with maturity

by Ryo Miyauchi // August 11, 2013

Director James Ponsoldt’s big screen adaptation of the book, “The Spectacular Now,” opens with popular high school senior Sutter Keely (Miles Teller)...

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Campus Movie Fest Film Reviews and Winners

by Staff // November 19, 2012

Kevin Smead, Entertainment Editor Andrew Younger, Assistant Entertainment Editor “Lumberjack” Andrew: Bro puns abound as a typical college...

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Releasing in May

by John Anderson // May 9, 2012

“Dark Shadows” Warner Bros. Vampire Barnabus Collins (Johnny Depp) wakes after being buried for hundreds of years and returns to help his family...

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Releasing Friday

by John Anderson // April 25, 2012

“The Raven” Relativity Media John Cusack must stop a vicious serial killer who is using Edgar Allen Poe’s work as inspiration for his bloody...

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Released Friday

by John Anderson // April 18, 2012

“Chimpanzee” Disneynature Disney chronicles the journey of a young chimp that must survive on its own after losing its troop. An older male...

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Releasing Friday

by John Anderson // April 11, 2012

“The Cabin in the Woods” Joss Whedon co-writes this movie about a vacation in the woods that turns out to be exactly the opposite of a relaxing...

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