Five Must-See Movies in Phoenix This April

Pass the popcorn. Here are five movies you've gotta see this month.

Kiss of the Damned @ Harkins Scottsdale 101 There are a few reasons Kiss of the Damned is on our must-see list. It's directed by Xan Cassavetes, daughter of John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands. Milo Ventimiglia (a.k.a. Rory Gilmore's soulmate) is in it, as is model/royal pain in Blair Waldorf's ass Roxane Mesquida. In case none of that matters to you, here are three words: sexy, vampire, thriller. Sold? Thought so.

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screens as part of the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival at

Harkins Scottsdale 101

on Friday, April 4, at 10 p.m. and Tuesday, April 9, at 9 p.m. Single screening tickets are $12, and festival passes cost up to $300.

The Kings of Summer @ Harkins Scottsdale 101

Welp, not every Disney star in the process of growing up and out from under the Mouse's shadow appears in

Spring Breakers

. Instead Moises Arias (

Hannah Montana

) stars alongside Alison Brie (


), Nick Offerman (

Parks & Recreation

), and Megan Mullally (

Will & Grace

) in coming-of-age comedy

The Kings of Summer

, which premièred at Sundance. Catch the flick at Phoenix Film Festival at 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at

Harkins Scottsdale 101

. Single screening tickets are $12, and festival passes cost up to $300.

Phoenix: City of the Future @ FilmBar

In conjunction with

Phoenix Urban Design Week



hosts a 6:30 p.m. screening on Monday, April 8, of Robert Kilman and

Safwat Saleem


Phoenix: City of the Future

, which is about a has-been soap star attempting to lure artsy folks to Phoenix. Admission is free. A panel discussion featuring the co-directors,

Jenny Poon

of CO+HOOTS, and others.

Paolo Soleri: Beyond Form @ Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Director Aimee Madsen looks at the life and work of architect, artist, and craftsman Paolo Soleri in her new documentary. The film screens at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

in conjunction with SMoCA's exhibition "

Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti

" and the Modern Phoenix Expo. Following the film will be a discussion with Madsen and a guided tour of the exhibition. Tickets are $7.

From Russia with Love @ Biltmore Fashion Park

If you're anything like us, you've watched and re-watched


so many times that you've forgotten it's rooted in early James Bond films. For a refresher course in 007, head to

Biltmore Fashion Park

's free outdoor screening of

From Russia with Love

at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26.

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