Reel Reads

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Reel Reads

Each month we feature a book associated with a film being screened at The Loft. Books are available at Antigone Books with a 10% discount during the month. Loft members receive a 20% discount with a valid membership card.

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Life Itself by Roger Ebert








Palo Alto by James Franco

Gia Coppola’s directorial debut, based on the short story collection by James Franco, stunningly captures the complicated relationships, heightened emotions, and romantic highs and lows of adolescence.
Starts Friday, June 6.





Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories By Alice Munro

See the compelling new drama starring Kristen Wiig and Guy Pearce, written by native Tucsonan Mark Jude Poirier (Goats) and based on a short story by Nobel Prize-winner Alice Munro.

Featuring a post-film Q&A with screenwriter Mark Jude Poirier on opening night, Friday, May 16 at 7:00pm!





Dune By Frank Herbert

See David Lynch's Dune on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 10:00pm! Part of The Loft's Late Night Cult Classics series.

You can also see a great documentary:

Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the stranger than fiction tale of El Topo director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ill-fated adaption of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel Dune – an unfinished epic dubbed “The Greatest Movie Never Made.” 




The Thin Man By Dashell Hammett

The Thin Man screens on Sunday, March 16 as part of The Loft's Staff Selects series.

Based on the 1932 novel by Dashiell Hammett, the inebriated comedy/mystery The Thin Man is the first installment in one of the most successful detective series in film history, following the adventures of stylish sleuthing spouses Nick (William Powell) and Nora Charles (Myrna Loy), whose knack for solving crimes is equaled only by their love of a good cocktail.