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Interview: Actor Chin Han – Togusa of “Ghost in the Shell”

With the new "Ghost in the Shell" live-action film coming out, I jumped at the chance to interview Chin Han, the actor portraying Togusa.  Depending on the version of Ghost you prefer, Togusa is the “most human” of the Section 9 officers that work alongside The Major.    Chin was recently named one of Asia’s [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

“CARS 3” Fuels up for Nationwide Tour

DISNEY·PIXAR’S “CARS 3” FUELS UP FOR NATIONWIDE TOUR Road to the Races Takes Off March 23, 2017 BURBANK, Calif. (March 21, 2017) -- Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” is hitting the road this month with Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release. Life-size, character look-alikes [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

360° Interview with the Writer and Cast of “Car Dogs”

Just prior to the AZ Premier of "Car Dogs" we had a chance to sit down and chat with the writer and cast of "Car Dogs"  Joining us at this round-table interview were Gini Koch from Slice of Sci-Fi and Angel Colageo from Skewed & Reviewed. In the 360 video below, sit at the table [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Fangirling Over Filmfest

It was my first time, I was nervous, and my heart was pounding, but as I took my boyfriend’s hand and walked into the room, the delicious smell of popcorn filled my senses and I realized that this is where I belonged. Looking around, I saw that I was surrounded by like-minded people, eagerly waiting [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

Oscar Predictions

Tomorrow night the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will have their yearly awards presentation, also know as The Oscars or The Academy Awards. As the resident Awards geek here at The Cinema Files, it is my responsibility to share my predictions. Please keep in mind that these are my predictions and don't represent [...]

By |February 25th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

Oscar predictions by physical characteristics and other metrics

MrGamez have used the last 20 years of Oscar winners to build profiles of the ideal candidates in each category. With all eyes on the Oscars, everyone wants to know who’s going to win – and everyone has a few guesses. But for those who prefer a more scientific approach, MrGamez have an interesting infographic that [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

Meet The Smurfs in Phoenix!

“SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE” COMES TO PHOENIX WITH SPECIAL VISIT FROM SMURFETTE, BRAINY AND HEFTY SMURF!  Smurfette, Brainy and Hefty will first visit Desert Ridge Marketplace for a special meet-and-greet experience with families.  Special Smurfs prizes will also be given out, while supplies last. Tuesday, February 7th 4:30-5:30PM Desert Ridge Marketplace *Near the AMC fountain [...]

By |February 5th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

LEGO BATMAN, ROBIN, & BATGIRL ARE COMING TO PHOENIX!

 LEGO Batman, Robin, and Batgirl will make several appearances around the Phoenix Metropolitan Area! You can take free pictures with your favorite character and you could win movie passes to the advance screening of  THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE! In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|News & Articles|0 Comments

This Year’s Oscar Nominations are AMAZING (Full List)

As the resident Oscar/Awards geek, I had the task of watching the livestream of the announcement of this year's Oscar nominations live (they started at 6:18 AM local Arizona time).  I gasped a few times because of some significant snubs and some HUGE surprises, which are detailed below. The oddest inclusion was without a doubt Suicide [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|News & Articles|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