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  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 […]

Interview with Jason Carney of the Phoenix Film Festival!


    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 […]

Finding Your Feet – 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 […]

Isle of Dogs – 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. […]

Journey’s End – Movie Review


  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 […]

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


  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 […]

Come to the Opening Night Kickoff for the Phoenix Film ...




  Love, Simon   Directed by: Greg Berlanti Screenplay by: Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger Starring: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Miles Heizer, Keiynan Lonsdale, Logan Miller, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel and Tony Hale.   Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 1h 49min Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Romance   ‘Love, Simon’ is a touching […]

Love, Simon – Movie Review


  Submission   Directed by: Richard Levine (“Nip/Tuck” and “Masters of Sex”) Starring: Stanley Tucci, Kyra Sedgwick, Addison Timlin and Janeane Garofalo   Run Time: 1h 46min Genre: Drama 3 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Stanley Tucci plays, Ted Swensen, a moderately famous professor of literature in ‘Submission.’ Due to having […]

Submission – Movie Review




  Lullaby Unrated Run Time: 1h 26min Genre: Horror 3 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   Directed by: Darrell Roodt Starring: Reine Swart, Brandon Auret and Thandi Puren Screenplay: Tarryn-Tanille Prinsloo Producers: Andre Frauenstein Snr, Samuel Frauenstein   Uncork’d Entertainment brings director Darrell Roodt’s vision of a horrific and twisted fairy tale […]

The Lullaby – Movie Review


  Death Wish   Directed by: Eli Roth Screenplay by: Joe Carnahan, based on the 1974 Motion Picture by Wendell Mayes from the Novel by Brian Garfield. Starring: Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone, Dean Norris and Kimberly Elise   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 47min Genre: Action, Crime, Drama 3 Frames out […]

Death Wish – Movie Review



  The Vanishing of Sidney Hall   Directed by: Shawn Christensen Written by: Shawn Christensen & Jason Dolan Starring: Logan Lerman, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Blake Jenner, Nathan Lane and Michelle Monaghan   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 59min Genre: Drama, Mystery By: Shari K. Green 3 Frames out of 5   This film is […]

The Vanishing of Sidney Hall – Movie Review


  “READY PLAYER ONE” INVITES YOU TO JOIN THE LEADERBOARD Enter for the chance to win free Lyft rides through 2045, premium music from Spotify, and Atom movie tickets BURBANK, CA, February 26, 2018 – In Steven Spielberg’s new science fiction action adventure, “Ready Player One,” the race is on to be the first to […]

“READY PLAYER ONE” INVITES YOU TO JOIN THE LEADERBOARD


  The Party   Written and Directed by Sally Potter Starring Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas and Timothy Spall   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 11min Genre: Comedy, Drama By: Shari K. Green 3 ½ Frames out of 5   We start this cunning, noble achievement that […]

The Party – Movie Review



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  GAME NIGHT   Directed by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall and Danny Huston   Rated: R Run Time: 1h 40min Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime By: Shari K. Green 3 1/2 Frames out of 5   Come to Game Night! Jason Bateman and […]

Game Night – Movie Review


  My second interview of the year was with young actor and singer, Anthony Gonzalez, who was touring for the film he starred in which releases this month on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.  Anthony brought the wonderful character Miguel to life in the Disney•Pixar film, “Coco” which is Pixar Animation Studios’ 19th feature film.  In […]

Interview with Anthony Gonzalez from the movie ‘Coco’


Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Lorraine Pascale at the judge’s table in the pre-heat, as seen on Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship Season 04    SPRING BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO MONDAY NIGHTS IN MARCH  Eight-Episode Season Premieres on Monday, March 12th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network   New York – February 9, 2018 – Spring […]

SPRING BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO MONDAY NIGHTS IN MARCH!



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  Black Panther   Directed by: Ryan Coogler Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, with Angela Bassett, with Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis Rated: PG-13 Run Time: 2h 14min Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi 4 Frames out of 5 By: Shari K. Green   […]

Black Panther – Movie Reivew


  Permission   Directed by: Brian Crano Cast: Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, Gina Gershon, Morgan Spector David Joseph Craig, François Arnaud and Jason Sudeikis Rated: R Run Time: 1h 36min Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance By: Shari K. Green 3 1/2 Frames out of 5   The term, ‘You always want what you can’t have.’ may […]

Permission – Movie Review