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 […]


Aardvark – Movie Review

Directed & Written by: Brian Shoaf Starring: Zachary Quinto, Jon Hamm, Jenny Slate and Sheila Vand   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 29min Genre: Drama 2 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   This is the story of an unstable man named Josh Norman, played by Zachary Quinto. He’s plagued with hallucinations of […]


Solo: A Star Wars Story – New Trailer & Poster

  SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY opens in U.S. theaters on May 25. Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future […]


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 […]


The First Purge – New Trailer!

  THE FIRST PURGE – In Theaters July 4 Behind every tradition lies a revolution.  Next Independence Day, witness the rise of our country’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness.  Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES – TRAILER

  TALK TO THE GIRL, SAVE THE WORLD. FROM DIRECTOR JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL, THIS IS THE OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES Based on a story by Neil Gaiman  From the raucous dual imaginations of fantasy laureate Neil Gaiman (“American Gods,” CORALINE) and glam-rock multi-hyphenate John Cameron Mitchell (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, […]


‘Night School’ starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish – Trailer

  NIGHT SCHOOL – In Theaters September 28 Star Kevin Hart and producer Will Packer, who partnered for the hit Ride Along and Think Like a Man series, bring their signature style to Night School.  The comedy from director Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip) follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance […]


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 […]


First Reformed – Trailer

  ETHAN HAWKE HAS A CRISIS OF FAITH IN THE OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR PAUL SCHRADER’S MIND-BENDING MASTERPIECE FIRST REFORMED. The festival hit from the visionary writer of TAXI DRIVER opens in theaters May 18.   Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp […]


Time to light it up! Get your FREE tickets to see #BlockersMovie early!

BLOCKERS – In Theaters April 6 It was announced on The Today Show that the Blockers filmmakers and cast are giving away FREE tickets to special Spring Fling screenings for fans this Wednesday, April 4th! When three parents discover their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop […]


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 […]


THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS -Trailer

  THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS – In Theaters September 21   In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls, from Amblin Entertainment.  The magical adventure tells […]


Journey’s End – Movie Review

  Journey’s End   Directed by: Saul Dibb Starring: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin and Asa Butterfield   Rated: R Runtime: 107min Genre: Drama, War 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Journey’s End is an incredibly well-done war film. It’s set in the spring of 1918 during the fourth year of WWI. […]


A24’s film ‘Eight Grade’ to be the Phoenix Film Festival’s Closing Night Film

  PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A24’s “EIGHTH GRADE” AS CLOSING NIGHT FILM   Writer/Director Bo Burnham will be in attendance   PHOENIX, AZ – Tuesday, March 27 – The Phoenix Film Festival is excited to announce the Closing Night film as A24’s “Eighth Grade”, recently featured as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition section of […]


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 […]


PRODUCTION UNDERWAY ON MARVEL STUDIOS’ “CAPTAIN MARVEL”

  LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (March 26, 2018) – Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, California, on its newest film, “Captain Marvel.” The production is shooting in and around the greater Los Angeles area, which will also serve as the production base for the film. The production will also shoot on location in Fresno, […]