The Blackening Movie Review

“The Blackening” was directed by Tim Story, a writer, producer and director. He directed, among many others, “Shaft,” “Ride Along,” and Barbershop.” Early on, he directed music videos for L.O.X, Ginuwine, Tyrese, Color Me Badd and NSYNC. ​
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Polite Society Movie Review

This title may have you thinking you’re in the neighborhood of watching a movie about people being sweet as they pass one another on the street and such.

This couldn’t be further from the truth. IMMEDIATELY, I thought I was in a Quentin Tarantino or Edgar Wright film. I looked up at the sign to make sure I hadn’t wandered into the wrong theater. So, get any loving strangers’ ideas out of your head. ​
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Are You There God It’s Me, Margaret Movie Review

Judy Blume was everyone’s “other” mother. Well, she was when I was growing up, that is. Her stories fit perfectly into our lives, explaining to us, in a way the school hadn’t yet, what was happening with our bodies, why it was happening and if everyone was going through the same things. We didn’t want to approach our parents about certain topics or thoughts, especially concerning matters of our attraction toward the opposite sex. Judy Blume made it alright to hold that opinion. What her characters went through, we went through.

She was read by both boys and girls. We needed her voice. We needed her guidance.​
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QUASI Official Trailer

Searchlight Pictures’ gives us “Quasi,” the new film from Broken Lizard of “Super Troopers” fame.


Directed by: Kevin Heffernan
Written by: Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan, Jay Chandrasekhar
Starring: Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan, Paul Soter, Adrianne Palicki, Jay Chandrasekhar and Erik Stolhanske

Rated: R
Genres: Comedy, Drama

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A Chat with Jason Carney, Director of the Phoenix Film Festival

Speaking with Jason Carney is always a treat. If you catch him running around the theater during the festival, he’ll be too busy to talk, but he’ll always appreciate a hello or a thumbs up.


Be sure to let him know what a special festival the Phoenix Film Festival really is to you. Read more