Saboten-Con celebrates anime

Saboten-Con, the anime convention from the organizers of Phoenix Comicon, takes over Phoenix’s Hilton Squaw Peak Resort today and runs all weekend. Guests include Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, voice actress from various English-dubbed anime titles and the Silent Hill games; writer/producer/director Matt Greenfield (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Godzilla’s Destroy All Monsters); and Colleen Clinkenbeard, voice actress from […]

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International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival Oct. 14-17 in Tempe

Are you ready for a bloody good time? The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival will take over Tempe’s MADCAP Theaters Oct. 14-17. Guests include Lance Henrikson, best known as the android Bishop in Aliens and as former FBI agent Frank Black in TV’s Millennium, and Charles Cyphers, a staple of John Carpenter films such […]

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AMC Theatres may face class-action suit over movie receipts

A lawsuit accuses AMC Theatres of printing too many credit card digits on customer receipts, violating a 2003 federal law and potentially putting moviegoers at greater risk of identity theft. The suit could become a class action after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Arizona) recently rejected a lower federal court judge’s refusal […]

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‘Sharktopus’ proves Syfy truly has no shame

Sharktopus, the much-hyped Syfy original movie produced by Roger Corman, has one redeeming quality: It ends, eventually. After a long, long time.
I had to check it out. I wasn’t expecting anything good, but nor was I expecting something so utterly bad it makes me wish I was watching the 1998 American version of Godzilla starring Matthew Broderick.

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‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Torchwood’ alumni star in Lennon biopic

This November (schedule forthcoming) as part of its Masterpiece Contemporary collection, PBS will broadcast Lennon Naked, a biopic focusing on the life of John Lennon around the time of the Beatles’ legendary breakup. Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston will portray Lennon, and Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood ex-cast member Naoko Mori will portray Yoko Ono, […]

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