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Brandon King

Phoenix Film Festival’s 24th edition to showcase legacy of independent filmmaking

For Phoenix Film Festival's Jason Carney, the festival's 24th anniversary is giving him insight into a quarter-century of Valley filmmaking.
16 days ago
Emma Stone, winner of the Best Actress in a Leading Role award for “Poor Things”, poses in the ...
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Scottsdale’s Emma Stone, Tucson’s Cord Jefferson among Academy Award winners

“Oppenheimer” was crowned best picture at a 96th Academy Awards that doubled as a coronation for Christopher Nolan.
1 month ago
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Oscars 2024: How to watch and what to watch for

When Hollywood gathers for the 96th Academy Awards on Sunday, Oppenheimer is widely expected to overpower all competition.
1 month ago
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Scottsdale-raised Emma Stone wins BAFTA for ‘Poor Things’ while ‘Oppenheimer’ leads winners

Emma Stone was named best actress for playing the wild and spirited Bella Baxter in “Poor Things,” a steampunk-style visual extravaganza.
2 months ago
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Damon Allred

Scottsdale native Emma Stone nominated at Academy Awards for 4th time

Emma Stone earned her fourth Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her performance in "Poor Things," the academy announced Tuesday.
3 months ago
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Gayle Bass

Movie reviews: Franchise moves on smoothly with ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," has beautiful production design and world building, stellar costumes by Oscar-winner Ruth Carter and a watchable storyline that includes a tissue clutching homage to Chadwick Boseman.
1 year ago
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Gayle Bass

Movie reviews: Tanya Tucker still shines in a film about her return to the studio

"The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile" shares flashes of Tucker’s rise from teenage superstardom.
1 year ago
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Gayle Bass

Movie reviews: ‘The Woman King’ warriors dominate the screen

Movie reviews for "The Woman King," a story about female warriors protecting an 1800s African kingdom, and horror remake "Good Night Mommy."
2 years ago
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SuElen Rivera

Dozens of Valley theaters celebrating National Cinema Day with $3 tickets

As part of the recently launched National Cinema Day, single-movie ticket prices at many Valley box offices will sell for $3 on Saturday.
2 years ago
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Gayle Bass

Movie reviews from some of summer 2022’s biggest films

Mrs. Harris wants to add a bit of couture to her closet, Marcel is the sweetest squatter you'll ever meet and a murder mystery in the marshes.
2 years ago
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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ releases second movie trailer

The second trailer for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" gives more insight into Han Solo's character, not to mention other familiar faces like Chewbacca.
6 years ago
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Movies in a Minute: ‘Spectre’

I would consider myself a fan of the entire James Bond franchise and "Spectre" is one of those that lands somewhere in the middle.
9 years ago
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Movies in a Minute: ‘Rock the Kasbah’

Bill Murray still has a few funny lines in the movie, but overall, "Rock the Kasbah" just failed to deliver. I wish I could say it was better
9 years ago
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World geeks out as new ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer released

The world geeked out hard on Monday night as the final trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" debuted both on television and online.
9 years ago
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Bruce St. James

Movies in a Minute: ‘The Walk’

"The Walk" focuses on Philippe Petit (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a French high wire artist who dreamed of impressing crowds with amazing feats.
9 years ago
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Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup

This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, Idris Elba at war and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson, as well as potentially awards-worthy performances from Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Jake Gyllenhaal.
9 years ago
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Fugitive’s role in horror film leads to his arrest

A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie.
9 years ago
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The Latest: Handler admits to a fascination with Dolezal

Here's the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs (all times local):
9 years ago
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A dialogue between Eisenberg and Segel on idols and fame

"The End of The Tour" is the story of two Davids meeting at a crossroads.
9 years ago
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Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years

Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years.
9 years ago
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 2-8

Aug. 2: Keyboardist Garth Hudson of The Band is 78. Director Wes Craven is 76. Singer Kathy Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 72. Actor Max Wright (“Alf,” ”Norm”) is 72. Actress Joanna Cassidy is 70. Actress Kathryn Harrold is 65. Actor Butch Patrick (“The Munsters”) is 62. Actress Victoria Jackson is 56. Actress Apollonia […]
9 years ago
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James White, wrote screenplay to ‘Ray,’ dies at 67

James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67.
9 years ago
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‘Ant-Man’ inches past ‘Pixels’ to take first-place spot

"Ant-Man" crept past new opener "Pixels" to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
9 years ago
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Russian film director Vasily Pichul dies at 54

Russian news agencies say film director Vasily Pichul, whose gritty perestroika-era movie "Little Vera" attracted international attention, has died at age 54.
9 years ago