The 20th Phoenix Film Festival Kicks Off

As we publish this, the 20th annual Phoenix Film Festival has donned its topcoat for the gents and the very best of evening gowns for the ladies as it starts its 11-day run. Nothing about this year’s festival is normal, though. Delayed by nine months, owing to the novel Coronavirus that has affected so many [...]

By |2020-11-12T21:23:40-07:00November 12th, 2020|News & Articles|0 Comments

Full list of 2020 Oscar Nominations

John Cho and Issa Rae announced the 2020 Oscar nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards this morning. Among the Oscar nominees 2020, JOKER received the most nominations with 11, including nominations in the categories of Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, and Directing. Other nominees with multiple nominations include THE IRISHMAN, 1917 and ONCE [...]

By |2020-01-13T11:21:26-07:00January 13th, 2020|News & Articles|0 Comments

Kevin’s Top 10 Films of 2019

Now that it's officially 2020, the Holidays have subsided for a while, and schedules are getting back to normal, let's talk about the "best" films of 2019! As always, our critiques and opinions are generally subjective, but even more so when compiling any best/worst list.   What makes a movie better than all the [...]

By |2020-01-08T13:57:46-07:00January 5th, 2020|Movie Reviews, News & Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

Phoenix Critics Circle Awards 2019 Winners

On December 13th, 2019, the Phoenix Critics Circle gathered to announce their winners. “Parasite” picked up the award for Best Picture along with three other awards. The complete list of winners and nominations is listed below: Best Picture Winner - Parasite Other Nominees: 1917 The Irishman Jojo Rabbit Marriage [...]

By |2019-12-18T09:49:08-07:00December 18th, 2019|Movie Reviews, News & Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

Interview with Thomasin McKenzie of “Jojo Rabbit”

We recently sat down with the charming lead actress of "JoJo Rabbit", Thomasin McKenzie.  We discussed what it was like working with an already amazing line of directors, and if she had any hesitation taking on the subject matter of Taika’s latest comedy.  Some may remember Thomasin from 2018’s “Leave No Trace” with Ben Foster.  [...]

By |2019-10-30T17:38:33-07:00October 30th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour- Phoenix

Experience the Terror of Annabelle When the “Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour” Haunts Las Vegas in Advance of the Film’s June 26 Release   In anticipation of the upcoming release of “Annabelle Comes Home,” New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures invite horror movie fans in Las Vegas to experience the “Annabelle Comes Home Artifact [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:56:01-07:00June 7th, 2019|Arizona, News & Articles, Screenings|0 Comments

Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour- Vegas

    Experience the Terror of Annabelle When the “Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour” Haunts Las Vegas in Advance of the Film’s June 26 Release In anticipation of the upcoming release of “Annabelle Comes Home,” New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures invite horror movie fans in Las Vegas to experience the “Annabelle Comes Home [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:50:52-07:00June 7th, 2019|Nevada, News & Articles, Screenings|0 Comments

Joe Berlinger discusses his “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile” Ted Bundy Film

Joe Berlinger has a notable history in True Crime films.  He's written, directed, and produced some of the most iconic films in the genre, including the "Paradise Lost" trilogy which eventually led to the release of three unjustly imprisoned teenagers.   An interesting set of circumstances led to him creating two (very different) Ted Bundy films, [...]

By |2019-04-30T23:26:18-07:00April 30th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

THE CHAPERONE – opening exclusively today at Harkins Shea 14

and Present THE CHAPERONE Opening Today (4/12/19) exclusively at the Harkins Shea 14 and playing through next week.   Written by Julian Fellowes    Directed by Michael Engler Based on the book by Laura Moriarty   Starring: Elizabeth McGovern, Haley Lu Richardson, Géza Röhrig, Victoria Hill, Miranda Otto with Blythe Danner and Campbell Scott. Louise Brooks, the 1920s [...]

By |2019-04-12T15:02:45-07:00April 12th, 2019|News & Articles, Trailers|0 Comments

Interview: John Lee Hancock & John Fusco discuss “The Highwaymen”

Netflix's latest feature, “The Highwaymen”, tells the story of Bonnie and Clyde’s demise through the eyes of the two former Texas Rangers that tracked them down. It’s a fascinating and vastly different experience from the 1967 “Bonnie and Clyde” classic. I and a handful of other journalists spoke with Director John Lee Hancock and Writer [...]

By |2019-03-19T17:38:33-07:00March 19th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments