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Movie Review: “American Made”

Following Andrew Jackson’s election in 1828, New York Senator William L. Marcy uttered the phrase, “To the victor belongs the spoils.” While the meaning behind Marcy’s phrase is straightforward, it can also be applied to Doug Liman’s engrossing American Made, a triptych around South America. The Reagan Administration’s involvement in the Iran-Contra affair in the [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

Matthew Vaughn has only directed 6 features, 4 of which he also wrote the screenplay for.  Prior to “The Golden Circle”, each of these had their own freshness to them, something unique that he brought to the screen.  “The Golden Circle” marks the first time he’s written and directed a sequel to his own work, [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Screening- “Blade Runner 2049” (Vegas)

Enter to win a BLADE RUNNER 2049 Fandango Code Cards Enter at the link below https://goo.gl/forms/EGlI5aj8GEtokIEj1 **Fandango Code Cards, which are valid for any showing of the film, at any location in the entire U.S. until Thursday, November 2nd!** Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Screening- “Blade Runner 2049” (Phx)

Enter to win a BLADE RUNNER 2049 Fandango Code Cards Enter at the link below https://goo.gl/forms/ebJhhLI5TCO1ohfG3 **Fandango Code Cards, which are valid for any showing of the film, at any location in the entire U.S. until Thursday, November 2nd!** Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

7 Things I Loved About “The Lego Ninjago Movie” (and 2 I didn’t)

We have yet again found ourselves in the fortunate situation of having another Lego movie being released in theaters this weekend. I've said this before and I'm certain I'll say it again, but every time I hear about one of these movies I assume they are going to basically be 2 hour long commercials.  And [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Movie Reviews|1 Comment

Experimental films find a home in Jerome

The 5th annual Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival wrapped up another successful weekend of independent film, indie music, art and trains. Returning to the hills of Jerome Arizona, the festival recaptured the magic of its very first incarnation from years ago. Returning for my fifth straight year at the festival, I took a different [...]

By |September 17th, 2017|Independent Film, Movie Reviews|0 Comments

Movie Review: “mother!”

“mother!” is a cinematic paradox.  After days of reflection, I’ve conceded that it resides equally on two planes of existence.  It is clever, complex, and a biting satire, yet also simple minded, heavy handed and unnecessary.  Its paradox extends into our critiquing as we were repeatedly asked not to spoil any plot points.  While we [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (Vegas)

Claim your passes to he advance screening of KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Monday, September 18 Regal Red Rock 7pm http://www.gofobo.com/KINGSCF1MAN “Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman - an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (Phx)

Claim your passes to he advance screening of KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Monday, September 18 Harkins Tempe Marketplace 7pm http://www.gofobo.com/KINGSCFMAN “Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman - an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening- “Battle of the Sexes” (Vegas)

Enter to win a pair of passes to BATTLE OF THE SEXES Monday, Sept 25th Regal Village Square 7pm Click link to Enter https://goo.gl/forms/ESpjiJQYe68s3gbH3 In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments