Review: “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract”

It's really hard for me to believe, but there are now a staggering 28 DC Animated Feature Films.  I remember in 2006 when the first one came out, Superman Doomsday, which was an adaptation the Death and Return of Superman story arc from back in the 90's.  Yet I could never have dreamed that they would find [...]

By |2017-04-21T12:44:49-07:00April 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews|2 Comments

Review: “The Lost City of Z”

“The Lost City of Z” – “It is there, and we must find it.” – Col. Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam) “Ain’t nobody comes back from up there.” – A disbeliever When traveling, I frequently look to my phone for five-star reviews for some out of the way restaurant or coffee shop.  Sure, I may not [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:22-07:00April 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “The Promise”

“The Promise” – “There are churches and mosques like you wouldn’t believe.” In 1914 Constantinople, this is Mikael Boghosian’s (Oscar Isaac) reaction to Turkey’s most prominent city.  Although cultural differences can be a source of tension and divisiveness, Turks and Armenians live in relative harmony during this time, not only in this massive cultural center, [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:22-07:00April 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Free Fire”

Humor and violence have always had an odd symbiotic relationship.  Be it was Buster Keaton narrowly avoiding catastrophe or Larry, Moe, and Curly gleefully gouging each other’s eyes out, we seem to have a primal enjoyment for brutality. If the violence from old Looney Toon and Tom & Jerry cartoons were brought into reality, it [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:22-07:00April 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Interview: Justin Barber Director of “PHOENIX FORGOTTEN”

On the night of March 13th, 1997 two major UFO sightings occurred over Phoenix.  Collectively they have been known has “The Phoenix Lights” became the most widely seen and documented UFO sighting in history.  A new film is coming out that tells a fictional story framed against these events.  We had the chance to talk [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:23-07:00April 20th, 2017|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

2017 Phoenix Film Festival – Arizona Shorts A

Disciple - Directed by: Bob Reynolds A boy gets his soccer ball stolen by bullies, and his abusive dad is having none of it. He takes the tyke out back and using a baseball bat on a tree, demonstrates how to effectively beat the crap out of a bully to get his stuff back. With [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:23-07:00April 19th, 2017|Independent Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

‘IMperfect’ – Peering through the microscope of life with visceral scrutiny

Local filmmaker Ryan Thomas Andersen has completed his long anticipated feature ‘IMperfect’ and premiered his film to a sold out audience at the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. If you’re not familiar with Andersen’s story, he is the filmmaker who won the 2014 ‘Crash The Super Bowl’ commercial competition with his ‘Time Machine’ entry. After writing [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:23-07:00April 15th, 2017|Independent Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments