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San Diego: Win Tickets to See “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

Few movies have been on the receiving end of as much praise as the upcoming Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. The feature debut from Alfonso Gomez-Rejon took home both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance festival, and everyone who’s seen it gushes about it. And now we’re giving you the chance to see the movie — and probably gush about it — early. Continue reading…

San Diego: Win Tickets to See “St. Vincent” Starring Bill Murray

Who knew Bill Murray would only get better as he got older? The comedy veteran has spent recent years pivoting into deeper material and shining in films like Lost in Translation, Broken Flowers, and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Continue reading…

Evil Dead San Diego screening

San Diego: See a Free Screening of Evil Dead!

Evil Dead San Diego screening

San Diego, have we got a treat for you.

Horror fans around the world are waiting with baited breath for the release of Evil Dead, the fantastic-looking remake of the classic 1981 Sam Raimi film of the same name. And while they’ll all have to wait until the film is released on April 5, you loyal Owl and Bear fans will get to enjoy all the gory goodness a few days early.

A special advance screening of Evil Dead will be held on April 2 at 7:00pm at Edwards Mira Mesa. As a reward to you, our beloved readers, we’re giving out 25 specially designated “admit two” passes to the screening. To claim your pass, click here.

It’s hard to overstate the original Evil Dead‘s importance in the horror genre. The quintessential “cabin in the woods” movie and its sequels launched Sam Raimi’s and Bruce Campbell’s careers as well as an undead army of cinematic imitators. And while horror remakes tend to fall in the “horrible” to “almost tolerable” realm of the enjoyment spectrum, Fede Alvarez’s version appears primed to be the rare remake that outdoes the original. Lending the remake further credibility, original creators Raimi, Campbell, and Robert Tapert produced the new version. For a taste of what to expect, turn out the lights and check out the gruesome red-band trailer below. Continue reading…