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Advance Movie Screening – “Live By Night” (VEGAS)

Claim your Advance Screening passes to LIVE BY NIGHT Monday, January 9th Brendan Palms 7pm http://www.wbtickets.com/CFLVLBN What you put out into this world will always come back to you, but it never comes back how you predict.  Taking fatherly advice is not in Joe Coughlin’s nature.  Instead, the WWI vet is a self-proclaimed anti-establishment outlaw, despite [...]

By |December 31st, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Live By Night” (PHX)

Claim your Advance Screening passes to LIVE BY NIGHT Monday, January 9th Harkins Tempe Marketplace 7pm http://www.wbtickets.com/CFPHXLBN What you put out into this world will always come back to you, but it never comes back how you predict.  Taking fatherly advice is not in Joe Coughlin’s nature.  Instead, the WWI vet is a self-proclaimed anti-establishment outlaw, [...]

By |December 31st, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Hidden Figures” (VEGAS)

Claim your Advance Screening passes to HIDDEN FIGURES Wednesday, January 4th Brendan Palms 7pm http://www.gofobo.com/HFCINE1 HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Hidden Figures” (PHX)

Claim your Advance Screening passes to HIDDEN FIGURES Wednesday, January 4th Tempe Marketplace 7pm http://www.gofobo.com/HFCINE HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

A Night of Misfit Films – Rejected reels take their last gasp at new film festival

A Night of Misfit Films presented an intentionally odd assortment of films selected by festival creator and host Dineta Williams-Trigg. The films consisted of the ignominious incarnations of several local and otherwise out of town filmmakers that had (according to the filmmakers) been rejected by every film festival they submitted them to; films so ponderous in [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Independent Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advanced Movie Screening – Martin Scorsese’s “Silence”

Enter to win Advance Screening passes, courtesy of the Phoenix Film Festival! MARTIN SCORSESE'S "SILENCE" Thursday, December 29th @ 7PM Harkins Scottsdale 101 (Includes FREE small drink & popcorn!) A film discussion immediately follows the screening. Martin Scorsese's "Silence" is set in the 17th Century, when two Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver) travel to [...]

By |December 27th, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

The Cinema Files Top 10 Films for 2016

Another fascinating year in cinema, 2016 was unusual in many ways.  There was a record number of DECADES late sequels and spin-offs, a trend we will see continuing into 2017, even though each of this year's offerings was a financial and critical disappointment.  Speaking of disappointments we also saw a record number of Blockbuster [...]

By |December 27th, 2016|Movie Reviews, News & Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

Arizona Filmmaker Showcase December – Wheels and heels, spirits and speculators

Remnants - David Ugarte Homicide detectives Fenter (Hugh McRae Jr.) and Chinaski (Terrance Roundtree) team up with no nonsense Medical Examiner Poe (Tonya Adamski) to investigate a grisly Phoenix homicide. There’s gore oozing everywhere and the responding rookie officer Hunt (Reavis Dorsey) is about as helpful as a roll of Quilted Northern in a septic [...]

By |December 25th, 2016|Independent Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Lion”

“Lion” -  In 2016, I imagine that a vast majority of kindergartners probably do not have mountains of responsibility or stress.  I am not familiar with the average kindergarten curriculum these days, but when I went to school – about 150 years ago - I remember memorizing my phone number, learning to tie my shoes [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “A Monster Calls” (VEGAS)

Grab your Advance Screening passes to A MONSTER CALLS Thursday, January 5th AMC Town Square 7PM http://www.gofobo.com/CFLVMC A MONSTER CALLS is a visually spectacular and unabashedly emotional drama from director J.A. Bayona. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|1 Comment