‘DePalma Week’ features notable director’s three most memorable works

For all the faults of his movies, even for all the supposed great faults of his character, I’ve always had a soft spot for director Brian De Palma.

Angry Birds: Tweeting a poor message to young audiences?

The Angry Birds franchise began in 2009 as a video game, the object of which was to launch roly-poly little birds from a slingshot at little green pigs.

Diversions

The Arc and Sprout Film Festival— Showcasing films about, starring, and in some cases made by people with intellectual and development disabilities, this 2nd annual fest, presented by The Arc of Arizona and Chandler-Gilbert Arc, can be taken in all in one day.

Filmmaker’s stunt turns into winning formula for ‘Pride and Prejudice’—and Zombies—spin-off

Back in 2009 Jane Austen collaborated with another young writer. A fellow named Seth Grahame-Smith added cannibal ghouls and martial arts action scenes to Austen’s 1813 masterpiece Pride and Prejudice, and called the results Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Brobdingnagian-size truck can squeeze into tight spaces

Next time you’re driving along one of Tempe’s streets and a behemoth utility truck looms alongside, don’t worry that an alien mothership has landed.

Film Fare with M.V. Moorhead

Now in theaters, and the leader in this year’s Oscar nominations: The Revenant; Norm of the North

Childhood memories of DQ

Here in the Valley, the Dairy Queen stays open all year ‘round.

Best-of-show pics

Proud though I am to be a founding member of Phoenix Film Critics Society, the Society’s choices for Best Picture are not always the same as mine.

Comic relief: Improv gig lets attorney, audiences, laugh at life

So, how much has being an attorney helped Dave Fuller in his new pursuit, that of improv comedy actor?

What would Turkey Day be without some video faves?

There are countless well-loved Christmas movies, but Thanksgiving movies are a rarity.
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