Curtain rises on Mesa’s Royale — with cheese

The Midnite Movie Mamacita’s new Mesa theater, The Royale, opens (softly) Friday in conjunction with the downtown association’s monthly Second Friday street party. Christening the screen will be the Canadian action movie Hobo With a Shotgun, based on a winning trailer of the same name from Robert Rodriguez’s SXSW Grindhouse trailer contest and starring Rutger […]

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International Horror & Sci-fi Film Festival award winners

The 2011 Copper Wing Awards were presented Sunday to cap off the 11th annual Phoenix Film Festival at the Harkins Scottsdale 101. Here are the winners from the International Horror & Sci-fi Film Festival category: Best Horror Feature: Absentia, directed by Mike Flanagan Best Horror Short: Bugbaby, directed by Rebecca Lorenne Best Sci-Fi Feature: Triple […]

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Horror and Sci-fi Film Festival lineup

This is the seventh year the International Horror and Sci-fi Film Festival is taking place, but it’s the first time as part of the larger Phoenix Film Festival (which you can read about here in an article by Mandy Zajac of the East Valley Tribune). Depending on your point of view, this either has the […]

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