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Apocalyptic Anger Contest: Win tickets to advance screening of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

April 28, 2015 – 10:30 am
Mad Max: Fury Road

For our Arizona readers we’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the Weds. May 13, 7:00 PM advance screening of Mad Max: Fury Road at Harkins Tempe Marketplace.

Free Comic Book Day 2015: Comprehensive guide to Valley’s FCBD activities (UPDATED)

April 25, 2015 – 12:15 pm
Free Comic Book Day - May, 2, 2015

May 2, Phoenix area comic shops celebrate their love of sequential art by giving it away, free, to everyone from die-hard fans to the simply comic-curious.

San Andreas 4D Cinetransformer to shake up Tempe Marketplace – Cancelled

April 21, 2015 – 6:45 pm
See an exclusive extended clip of San Andreas<br>at the 4D Cinetransformer cinema experience.

See an exclusive extended clip of the latest earthshaking film, San Andreas, in the 4D Cinetransformer mobile cinema experience with patented Buttkicker seats.

This weekend, local artists stick together with TAPE in Tucson

April 17, 2015 – 1:28 pm
TAPE feature

This Saturday and Sunday, local comic book artists will be gathering in Tucson for the first annual TAPE — the Tucson Art Press Expo.  Event hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and …

ZapCon revisits arcade glory days this weekend

April 14, 2015 – 12:11 pm

Get your quarters out: ZapCon is back in Arizona.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Seven

April 2, 2015 – 11:50 pm

Well, it’s been a really busy week, folks, but we’re all done. The Phoenix Film Festival and its genre track, the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival, are over for 2015. Things wrapped up in …

Mesa’s Main Street to celebrate Free Comic Book Day

April 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
Gotham City co-owners, Kevin Johnson and Miguel Vega, are prepping for May 2nd's Free Comic Book Day event on Mesa's Main Street

Free Comic Book Day is happening May 2nd when Gotham City Comics & Coffee teams-up with Mesa’s Main Street businesses to help celebrate the nationwide event.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Six

April 2, 2015 – 2:20 am

I watched three features tonight. Here are my capsule reviews of them.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Five

April 1, 2015 – 1:44 am
PFF and IHSFFF Diehards: Len Berger and I

We watched three international features on Tuesday. Here are capsule reviews of what we saw.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Four

March 31, 2015 – 8:32 am
Filmmakers Liz Bradley (left) and Christopher R Smith (right)

The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival continues after the weekend, with the majority of the showcase features, and many I’ve looked forward to most.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Three

March 31, 2015 – 8:17 am
Cast and crew of Best Horror Feature Blood Punch with ISHFFF programmer Danny Marianino

The five features we saw on Sunday were some of the most enjoyable of the event, with ‘Bad Exorcists’ being a fun way to kick off the day…

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Two

March 30, 2015 – 6:41 pm
Phoenix Film Festival - Filmmakers Q&A after Saturday's Home Grown Shorts screenings

Sets of local short films attracted big crowds on Saturday, always the busiest day of the festival as people who don’t take time off from work show up en masse,

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day One

March 28, 2015 – 11:00 am
Industry Night - Scott Harders, Gary Herkimer and your humble scribe

We screened five features and two sets of shorts on Friday, many of which were accompanied by Q&As from the filmmakers. Here are capsule reviews of what we saw.

East Valley art events abound this weekend

March 27, 2015 – 6:51 am

If you dig the arts, there’s plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.