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 |2019-03-11T17:05:32-07:00December 27th, 2016|Movie Reviews, News & Articles, Reviews|0 Comments

‘Moonlight’ wins the Phoenix Critics Circle’s Best Picture Award

On Dec. 16, The Phoenix Critics Circle, along with their friends and spouses, enjoyed a festive evening and announced its winners for the best films, performances and technical categories of 2016. The affecting drama "Moonlight" took three awards, including the top prize for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and tied for Best Director (Barry [...]

By |2016-12-17T14:23:34-07:00December 17th, 2016|Movie Reviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Review: “Kubo & the Two Strings”

Laika, the stop-motion animation studio that produced “Coraline”, “ParaNorman” and “The Boxtrolls”, continue to dazzle and push the boundaries of the genre.  “Kubo & the Two Strings” isn’t flawless but still manages to amaze. The film opens on a dark, moonless night.  Kubo (Art Parkinson) is an infant, aboard a raft with his mother who [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:03-07:00August 18th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Screening- “Kubo and the Two Strings” ( VEGAS)

Enter to WIN a family 4 pack of passes to "Kubo and the Two Strings" Monday, August 15th AMC Town Square 7 PM From animation studio LAIKA, makers of the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline,” comes an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:24-07:00July 31st, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Advance Screening- “Kubo and the Two Strings” (PHX)

Enter to WIN a family 4 pack of passes to "Kubo and the Two Strings" Tuesday, August 16 AMC Arizona Center 7pm From animation studio LAIKA, makers of the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline,” comes an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:25-07:00July 31st, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|1 Comment

Advance Screening- “Kubo and the Two Strings” (ABQ)

Enter to WIN a family 4 pack of passes to "Kubo and the Two Strings" Tuesday, August 16 Century Downtown 7pm From animation studio LAIKA, makers of the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline,” comes an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes out [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:25-07:00July 31st, 2016|New Mexico, Screenings|0 Comments