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Movie Review: “Get Out”

During the four-year run of the “Key and Peele” show, a few things became undeniable.  These guys were true cinephiles and their keen insight on current racial topics was matched only by their sharp wit.  They brought the show to an arguably premature end in 2015 to pursue other opportunities, the first of this being [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Special Screening – “NEWSIES-The Broadway Musical” (PHX)

Enter to win a pair of Special Screening passes for NEWSIES - The Broadway Musical Saturday, February 18th Cinemark Mesa 16 12:55pm Straight from the Broadway stage, Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to bring the Tony Award®-winning musical NEWSIES to cinemas nationwide in an exclusive three-day event on February 16, 18 and 22. Filmed live [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Arizona, Screenings|2 Comments

Review: “John Wick Chapter 2”

Keanu Reeves returns as the unstoppable assassin John Wick in the sequel to his only other successful action franchise since “The Matrix.”  Will this second chapter betray everything that made the first one unique or will it join the exclusive club of sequels that surpassed their predecessors?   Among the many things that made the [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “SPLIT” (Multiple Cities)

23 identities live inside of Kevin’s mind. Get ready to meet the 24th. This Friday the 13th, RSVP to one of 24 free screenings happening nationwide! http://po.st/SplitUni While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long fascinated and eluded science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for [...]

By |January 12th, 2017|Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New York, 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

Here’s the first teaser for “Blade Runner 2049”

It hasn't been a good year for decades late sequels, but this one gives us hope. Harrison Ford is back as Deckard, Ridley Scott has stepped into the Executive Producer's role, and after seeing what he did with "Arrival" we're excited to see Denis Villeneuve direct his second sci-fi film.  Also joining the cast is Ryan [...]

By |December 19th, 2016|News & Articles, Trailers|0 Comments

Review: “La La Land”

Modern films often try to hook their audience in the first few moments. More often than not, the director will resort to tricks, such as starting at the midpoint of a later action scene, then backtracking. This gimmick often falls flat and can wreck the narrative, as “Man Down” demonstrated.  Occasionally this kind of opening [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Phoenix Critics Circle 2016 Award Nominees

The Phoenix Critics Circle proudly announces nominees for its annual awards. Members have narrowed the films from 2016 to the top nominees in each category. "Arrival", "La La Land", and "Moonlight" lead with 6 nominations each, followed by "Hell or High Water" with five and "Manchester by the Sea" with four. Voting is underway for [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Movie Reviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Review: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“Rogue One” is the first film in the new Star Wars Anthology series, a collection of one-off films that exist outside the main episodic chapters.  It’s also the first to not use the iconic opening crawl, the first to not use John Williams for the score, and the first to use a character originally created [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Who is Rogue One’s Saw Gerrera??

The frequency Saw Gerrera's name is dropped in "Rogue One" and the relatively high-profile casting of Forest Whitaker, lends the question, "Should we know who this guy is?" The answer depends on how big of a Star Wars fan you are. For the first time in Star Wars cinematic history, a character created for an animated [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|News & Articles|0 Comments