With just the right cast and on point direction, Sleight delivered outside expectation. This is the story of an emerging superhero and as origin stories go, it’s not perfect but it’s pretty damn good. [Read more…]
Steven Shainberg combines expected genre tropes with that feeling of being watched that keeps you looking over your shoulder – even in your own house – in a manner that sets up a subtle but persistently growing feeling of unease. This movie isn’t a typical anything. [Read more…]
Slice of SciFi spoke briefly with director Steven Shainberg about his new movie and what prompted him to make a genre movie, about some of the inspiration behind his story choices in Rupture, and his central character, played by Noomi Rapace. [Read more…]
Slice of SciFi is pleased to premiere this exclusive clip from They Call Me Jeeg, and international award-winning scifi feature, available on iTunes on May 2nd [Read more…]
Slice of SciFi fans and listeners in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Albuquerque can be KING FOR A DAY!
Fans are eligible to see an advanced screening of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD, this Thursday, April 27! [Read more…]
Earlier this morning, EuropaCorp and STXfilms announced stars of the highly anticipated psychological thriller The Circle, Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Patton Oswalt, James Ponsoldt (screenwriter and director) will sit down for an intimate talk about the film and “issues related to our modern socially-connected world and technology.” [Read more…]
Over the years, I’ve lost a lot of excitement about films in the “found footage” genre, and I think my jaded attitude would need a new spin on the story being told as well as a good story to hook me again.
Phoenix Forgotten has managed to do that. [Read more…]
Lost City of Z is a likeable but flawed movie. It’s lush and captures an era that’s rarely filmed. It also captures the wonder and excitement from an “age of discovery” while also showing the accompanying horrors and impact on indigenous peoples. [Read more…]
Colossal is, candidly, a very strange movie. It seems to be a study in childhood trauma and its carryover into adulthood, with giant kaiju monsters (a la Godzilla) standing as a symbol of both childhood play as well as symbols of destruction. [Read more…]
On April 21, PHOENIX FORGOTTEN will be released in theaters nationwide, and one lucky Phoenix area winner will receive a prize pack containing a t-shirt, movie poster, and one pair of tickets to see the film starting April 24, at any area AMC Theaters Valley location. [Read more…]
The Lyrid meteor shower will peak in the early morning hours of April 22nd. Expect to see up to 20 bright meteors per hour after midnight. [Read more…]
When I saw a 15-minute preview of the 2017 Ghost in the Shell, in February, my first, second, and third thought was, did I just watch them take the brain out a Japanese woman and insert it into a white woman?…
I don’t know about you but, that screams no – as in hell no – to me. [Read more…]