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  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    December 29 at 7:06 p.m. by New Times Film Critics

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    November 30 at 5:39 p.m. by New Times Film Critics

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    October 31 at 11:24 a.m. by New Times Film Critics

    Our film critics have a tough job, logging hours upon hours in front of the big screen. Sure, they see some good movies, but they see some not-so-great ones, too. Thankfully, they've weeded through the highs and lows to give you their picks for the…

     

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  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    September 30 at 10:16 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Our intrepid film critics logged some serious hours in front of the silver screen this month to pick their favorite films of September 2016. If a few haven’t opened in a theater near you just yet, don’t fret: There’s always a chance you’ll be able…

     
  • Our Critics' Picks for End-of-Summer Movies
    September 7 at 12:25 p.m. by staff

    Our film critics spent serious time in front of the big screen this month to pick their favorite films of August 2016. If a few haven't opened in a theater near you just yet, don't fret: There's always a chance you'll be able to stream them on your…

     
  • The Phoenix-Area Movie Locations Quiz
    September 1 at 12:14 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    OK, cineastes, here's a chance to test out your movie knowledge. What big-studio movies were shot on location at these Valley landmarks? Go!

     
  • 19 Movies You Must See Before Summer '16 Ends
    July 27 at 12:48 p.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Each month, our film critics wade through the best (and worst) releases so you don't have to. Their favorites from this month are stocked with docs, forbidden love, gurus and party girls. Check out their picks for July 2016, and find showtimes near…

     
  • 21 Movies You (Probably) Didn't Know Were Filmed In Arizona
    July 11 at 2:16 p.m. by Evie Carpenter

    So maybe Arizona doesn't really have any giant lots full of movie stars, directors, and craft service providers. But you know what we do have? A whole bunch of desert. And the creative minds behind some classic films looked at our landscape and saw…

     
  • 15 Famous Actors and Actresses From Arizona
    July 8 at 10:44 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Admittedly, Arizona is known for far less glitzy and glamorous things than producing movie and television stars, but that doesn't mean our state can't lay claim to some pretty impressive A-list celebrities. From one of the most well-known super…

     
  • The Best Summer Movies: Our Critics' Picks For June 2016
    June 30 at 11:51 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Our film critics spent serious time in front of the big screen this month to pick their 12 favorite films of June 2016. If a few haven't opened in a theater near you just yet, don't fret: There's always a chance you'll be able to stream them on…

     
  • Earthly Beings Spotted at Supernatural Convention
    June 12 at 11:21 p.m. by Alexandra Gaspar

    The Winchesters, the King of Hell, an angel, and God were all at The Renaissance Glendale Hotel during the Supernatural Convention. Fangirls screamed in excitement as the cast of Supernatural appeared in Phoenix talking and taking photos with their…

     
  • Seven Documentaries Not to Miss in 2016
    April 7 at 12:09 p.m. by Bilge Ebiri

    The 13th annual True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri, is not a particularly huge festival — held over four days, it screens around 40 features — but its profile has risen substantially over the past few years. It may not be quite as…

     
  • 10 Sundance Movies You Can't Miss in 2016
    March 28 at 2:17 p.m. by Amy Nicholson

    Remember these Sundance titles as you hit the theaters in 2016.

     
  • Top Films of the March 11-13 Weekend
    March 15 at 4:01 p.m. by Tom Carlson

    Here are photos from last weekend's box office leader, the animated feature Zootopia, as well as 14 other films that filled the nation's theaters.

     
  • The Most Underrated Movies of 2015
    December 22 at 4 a.m.

    There are several different ways of defining "underrated." Did reviewers not give a certain movie its fair shake, or did a critical darling simply fall through the box-office cracks? Whatever the reason may be, here are more than 20 movies from…

     
  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    January 15 at 4 a.m.

    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday,…

     
  • The 25 Best Space Movies of All Time
    November 7 at 4 a.m.

    Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25…

     
  • The 11 Best Found-Footage Horror Movies
    September 5 at 4 a.m.

    Found footage horror movie As Above, So Below follows a team of urban explorers into the catacombs beneath Paris, home to "200 miles of tunnels right underneath our feet!" as announced in the trailer by Perdita Weeks, who plays urban archeology…

     
  • 20 Neo-Noir Films You Have to See
    August 18 at 4 a.m.

    The Voice's J. Hoberman was more mixed than most on Sin City when he reviewed it in 2005, but his description of the film as "hyper-noir" helps explain why this week's release of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has us thinking back on the neo-noir…

     
  • 10 Movies You Should See This Summer
    June 19 at 4 a.m.

    The phrase "summer movies" will never not mean broad, action-driven crowd-pleasers to me: I counted the days until Batman (June 23, 1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (July 3, 1991), and Jurassic Park (June 11, 1993) were released. For every Dark…

     

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