CinemaCon 2017 | Focus Features Presentation

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Focus Features is a company that has an illustrious track record of Oscar-winning and nominated films. This year, they turn 15 years old and their line up is just as engaging as ever. The first film presented for their 2018 slate is Victoria and Abdul, the true story of the

Raw | Movie Review

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There is a transition in one's life when all the things you thought made you who you are suddenly become irrelevant or devalued by new obsessions, desires, and responsibilities.  Puberty is one of the first culprits of this identity crisis.  For some it can pass you by without much fanfare; but

ASU Film Spark Announces Release of Car Dogs

Arizona State University’s Film Spark program announced last night that “CAR DOGS”, a dramatic comedy starring Patrick J. Adams, George Lopez, Nia Vardalos, Octavia Spencer, Josh Hopkins, and Dash Mihok, will be released in theaters across the Valley on Friday, January 27, 2017. The production gave 85 ASU students and 15

MOONLIGHT | Movie Review

When you were a child, you learned things differently than you do now.  You didn't have the benefit of hindsight or experience to carry you through difficult situations, but somehow you still managed to carry the burdens of pre-adolescence and enjoy your life whenever possible.  Not all children are fortunate enough

THE PICKLE RECIPE | Movie Review

In The Pickle Recipe, directed by Michael Manasseri, Joey plays a DJ who is planning to perform his daughter's upcoming batmitzvah, but a fire at a wedding destroys all of his equipment.  Now he must find the money to stay in business and avoid disappointing his daughter.  His shady uncle

DESIERTO | Movie Review

When you put the politics of the situation aside, you can agree the rhetoric regarding illegal immigration has helped to dehumanize these individuals and families that are in the unfortunate predicament of leaving their country to find a better one.  There is a long and strenuous process in place that almost

COMPLETE UNKNOWN | Movie Review

When I was growing up, I wanted to be an astronaut.  I had posters and toys of rockets and learned about space with utmost fascination.  Eventually my career goals changed, but I still look up into the night sky with excited eyes and a child's smile.  Life is a journey of

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