Independent Film


Measure of a Man – Film Review

  Measure of a Man   Directed by: Jim Loach Starring: Blake Cooper, Donald Sutherland, Luke Wilson, Liana Liberato, Danielle Rose Russell, Luke Benward, Sam Keeley, Beau Knapp, and Judy Greer   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 40min Genre: Comedy, Drama 3 1/2 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green       The […]


PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 AWARD WINNERS

  The Phoenix Film Festival is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Awards. The complete list of winners is below:   FEATURE FILM AWARDS Best Documentary: “Forever B”   Audience Award: “Up to Snuff”   Best Picture: “The Idea of Manhood”   Best Director: Zack Wilcox – “Hunting Lands”   Best Ensemble: “Rich […]


PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEK!

  The Phoenix Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, April 5th and will run for an expanded 11 days until April 15th! In addition to 300 film screenings, there are also several key events and highlights happening including these key events not to miss!   Industry Night – Friday, April 6 from 5PM-11PM. Actors, directors, producers, agents […]


Interview with Monte Yazzie from the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival

  Monte Yazzie was extremely busy when I tracked him down for a little chat a week before the festival starts. He is the Director of the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival here in Phoenix, a husband, father and rabid movie fan. I can’t think of better hands than his for the festival to […]


Interview with Jason Carney of the Phoenix Film Festival!

  I spoke with Jason Carney of the Phoenix Film Festival, now in its 18th year, and asked him a few questions about what fun the festival has in store for us this year. I was also curious about how he thinks his festival, being eleven days long as opposed to the eight it had […]


Come to the Opening Night Kickoff for the Phoenix Film Festival on April 5th!

  PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT Movie Lovers Come Together For This Not To Be Missed Cinematic Night   WHAT:          The Phoenix Film Festival Opening Night kickoff party is an event you do not want to miss! Food and festivities will be held in the Party Pavilion with tastes from some of the best […]


Dave Made A Maze – Movie Review

  Dave Made a Maze Directed by: Bill Watterson Starring: Nick Thune, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, James Urbaniak, John Morrison, Kirsten Vangsness, Stephanie Allynne and Adam Busch   Run Time: 1h 20min Genre: Adventure, Comedy with a bit of Horror 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   This gets high marks for originality […]


Tonight is Awards Night at the Phoenix Film Festival!! 2

  SUNDAY NIGHT COPPER WING AWARDS PARTY SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017 Come today for more amazing films such as those listed HERE  but you must stay for what the Party Pavilion holds, as well. Sunday night wraps up an amazing weekend with the Copper Wing Awards Party!!! Will the movie you like the most win? […]


Odd Brodsky is an indie film you have to see! 1

ODD BRODSKY Directed by:  Cindy Baer Starring: Tegan Ashton Cohan, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Cindy Baer, Scott Dickert Rated: Run Time: 1h 33mins Genre: Comedy 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green Everyone knows independent film is where it’s at these days.  You can’t argue the facts.  Their creators aren’t inhibited like filmmakers working on […]


Loving – BLU-RAY/ DVD – Movie Review

Loving Starring: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, Alano Miller, Bill Camp, Michael Shannon Written & Directed by: Jeff Nichols   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 123 mins Genre: Drama, Romance, Biography 4 out of 5 Frames     By Lisa Minzey With a rather lackluster cinema awards season, can an indie love story […]