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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.

DevCon 2015: Saturday Photos

March 21, 2015 – 7:06 pm |
DevCon 2015 at ASU West

Saturday afternoon we took a trip over the hills and far away to that mystical place called northwest Glendale to check out ASU West’s DevCon fan convention.

DevCon fan convention returns to ASU West

March 19, 2015 – 9:30 am |
Author, Sharon Skinner

Got those low down mind messin’ no-cash-for-comic-con blues? Don’t fret young Jedi, ASU West has you covered with their second annual free DevCon fan convention,

2015 International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival bends the laws of nature

March 17, 2015 – 12:00 pm |
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau

Man playing God is usually not good thing unless it takes place at the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival and this year’s event has that motif covered.

2015 Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention: Photo recap

March 14, 2015 – 2:03 pm |
WWWC4 - 3/6/2015

What do you get when you mix Victorian era science-fiction with an old Western town nestled into a beautiful desert locale?

Look Eastman, Young Man – Excerpts & Inspirations from An Interview With Kevin Eastman, part 2

March 14, 2015 – 6:00 am |

As a comic book fan, I had to ask Kevin Eastman why their first issue was a little larger than a standard-sized comic.

Retro consoles and gaming for charity happening this weekend

March 13, 2015 – 2:48 pm |

Endgame Bar and The Gaming Zone will be holding a tournament for a good cause and a trip into the gaming world of yesterday year this Saturday.

Dreadnought Comics hosts first art expo

March 13, 2015 – 10:24 am |

This Saturday, March 14,  Dreadnought Comics is hosting their first annual Art Expo, featuring local comic book artists. 

9 nefarious questions for Jason Neulander about ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

March 12, 2015 – 8:00 pm |
The Intergalactic Nemesis

Utilizing space age tech we communicated with director Jason Neulander and dissected his brain to uncover all you need to know about The Intergalactic Nemesis.

‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’ invades Mesa

March 11, 2015 – 9:00 am |
The Intergalactic Nemesis

Saturday and Sunday Mesa will be invaded by sludge-monsters from the planet Zygon when “The Intergalactic Nemesis” stage show lands at the Mesa Arts Center.