Shari K. Green Recommends


First Reformed – Movie Revew

  First Reformed   Written and Directed by: Paul Schrader Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, and Cedric Kyles.   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 48min Genre: Drama, Thriller 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Okay. It starts slow but, if you’ve read my reviews before, you might know what I’m about […]


Always At The Carlyle – Movie Review

  Always At The Carlyle   Directed by: Matthew Miele Starring: Wes Anderson, George Clooney, Woody Allen, Jon Hamm, Alan Cumming, Naomi Campbell, Anjelica Huston, Lenny Kravitz, Fran Lebowitz, Vera Wang, Elaine Stritch and many, many more!   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 32min Genre: Documentary 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green […]


Beast – Movie Review

    BEAST   Written and Directed By: Michael Pearce Starring: Jessie Buckley Johnny Flynn Trystan Gravelle and Geraldine James   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 47min Genre: Drama 3 ½ Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   There’s a course tone running through ‘Beast’ that you can’t turn away from. It’s intriguing […]


Dark Crimes – Movie Review 1

  Dark Crimes   Directed by: Alexandros Avranas Written by: Jeremy Brock Starring: Jim Carrey, Marton Csokas and Charlotte Gainsbourg   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 32min Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller 3 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   ‘Dark Crimes’ is a thriller by Alexandros Avranas a young director with only five […]


Anything – Movie Review

    Anything   Written and Directed by: Timothy McNeil Starring:  John Carroll Lynch, Matt Bomer, Maura Tierney, Margot Bingham, Micah Hauptman Christopher Thornton and Tanner Buchanan   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 34min Genre: Drama, Romance 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   If you’re interested in a narrative that has […]


Book Club – Movie Review 3

    Book Club Directed by: Bill Holderman Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson with Andy Garcia and Don Johnson   Genre: Comedy 3 ½ Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   In case you think this film might not appeal to you, I implore you… don’t […]


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 […]


Disobedience – Movie Review

  Disobedience   Directed by: Sebastián Lelio Writers: Naomi Alderman (novel), Sebastián Lelio (adaptation) Starring: Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz and Alessandro Nivola   Rated R Run Time: 1h 54min  Genre: Drama, Romance 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   ‘Disobedience’ is about two people who’ve always cared for one another and having those […]


Tully – Movie Review

  Tully   Directed by: Jason Reitman Writer: Diablo Cody Starring: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, and Ron Livingston   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 36min Genre: Comedy, Drama 3 ½ Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Going into ‘Tully’ I didn’t know what to expect. Sometimes when I know ahead […]


Avengers: Infinity War – Movie Review

  Avengers: Infinity War (2018)   Directed by: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Josh Brolin, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Anthony Mackie, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen and… Stan […]


Backstabbing for Beginners – Movie Review

  Backstabbing for Beginners   Directed by: Per Fly Starring: Theo James, Ben Kingsley, Belçim Bilgin and Jacqueline Bisset   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 48min Genre: Drama, History, Thriller 2 1/2 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Director Per Fly opens his film by showing the Iraqi people and their blind […]


My interview with the gang behind the Super Troopers Franchise! ‘Super Troopers 2’ comes out tomorrow!!

  Having just watched the screening of Super Troopers 2 the night before, I had a really fun time when a very small group of us press members sat down with most of Broken Lizard, the men behind the hilarious film franchise, the next afternoon for a bull session. I could have talked to them […]


Where Is Kyra? – Movie Review

  WHERE IS KYRA?   Directed by: Andrew Dosunmu Written by Darci Picoult, based on a story by Picoult and Dosunmu Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland, Sam Robards, Suzanne Shepherd   Run Time: 1h 38min Genre: Drama 3 1/2 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   This movie is remarkable. I’d like to […]


You Were Never Really Here – Movie Review

  You Were Never Really Here Written & Directed by: Lynne Ramsay Based on the book by: Jonathan Ames Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Dante Pereira-Olson, Judith Roberts, and Larry Canady Rated: R Run Time: 1h 30min Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Though some may view this as […]


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 […]


A Quiet Place – Movie Review

  A QUIET PLACE   Directed by: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 30min Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Believe it or not, John Krasinski (The Office) has a flair for horror. This is […]


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 […]


Finding Your Feet – Movie Review

    FINDING YOUR FEET   Directed by: Richard Loncraine Written by: Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft Starring: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, John Sessions.  Josie Lawrence and Joanna Lumley   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 51min Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance 3 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Though […]


Isle of Dogs – Movie Review

  Isle of Dogs   Directed by: Wes Anderson Starring: Bryan Cranston, Greta Gerwig, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Ken Watanabe, Liev Schreiber, Edward Norton, Fisher Stevens, Tilda Swinton, F. Murray Abraham, Courtney B. Vance, Kunichi Nomura and Yoko Ono   Rated:  PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images […]