I watched twenty-four movies at this year’s Phoenix Film Festival. If you’ve been following my blog then you know I’ve already given my feedback about three of them. Now, there are three more films I want to write individual posts for because they were truly amazing. And I promise I’ll get to them soon. That […]

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POORLY WRITTEN, ACTED, AND DIRECTED   And yet it still won awards! Read on… The Phoenix Film Festival ended a few days ago. My girlfriend and I watched twenty-two films. I believe the most one could attend was forty based on how things were scheduled. We would have seen more, but our bodies couldn’t take […]

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HARROWING PERFORMANCE After spending fourteen hours on day one of the Phoenix Film Festival, the movie Property of the State was hands down the best. It’s a true story directed by Kit Ryan that rocked Ireland in the 1990s. Here’s the synopsis from the official website. A hard-hitting drama based on the true story of […]

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A POWERFUL, UNFORGETTABLE STORY Last night I saw a sneak preview of the documentary film, Happy. It will be running this weekend during the Phoenix Film Festival. After reading the movie’s description, I entered the theater with a less than enthusiastic attitude but hoped for the best. For some reason, I had expected to see […]

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Before I tear into rottentomatoes.com, I want to say that I’m a big supporter of the arts. I not only belong to the Phoenix Film Society, and go to a lot of shows, but I donate to the arts as well. Now that I’ve gotten that disclaimer of the way let the ripping begin. To […]

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I’ve spent years training in martial arts. In both Tae Kwon Do and Shaolin Kung Fu. I’ve spent even more time watching bad Kung Fu movies. How much time? Let’s just say if I had focused my time on my martial arts training instead, I’d have reached the rank of Grand Master by now. Anyway, […]

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