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Phoenix Film Festival: Nicolas Cage's RENFIELD to Close Fest

Directed by: Chris McKay  Starring: Nicolas Cage, and Nichoals Hoult, and co-stars Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, Adrian Martinez, and Shohreh Aghdashloo  In this modern monster tale of Dracula’s loyal servant, Nicholas Hoult (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, X-MEN Franchise) stars at Renfield, the tortured aid to history’s most narcissistic boss, Dracula (Oscar ® winner Nicolas Cage).  Renfield is forced to procure his master’s prey and do his every bidding, no matter how debased.  But now, after centuries of servitude, Renfiedl is ready to see if there’s a life outside the shadow of the Prince of Darkness.  If only he can figure out how to end his codependency.  RENFIELD has been announced as the Closing Night Film at the 23rd annual Phoenix Film Festival, premiering Sunday, April 2ndat Harkins Scottsdale 101 at 7:15pm. Tickets for Closing Night are available now for $15 per ticket as well as part of the Platinum Pass for $450. Opening Night tickets will also provide access to the party pavilion, featu

Following Films Podcast: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Cinematographer Jesse Feldman

  Thank you for listening to the following films podcast. Today, I’m joined by cinematographer Jesse Feldman. I had him on the show to discuss his work on the AMC series INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE. All episodes of season one are currently available to stream on AMC+.

Following Films Podcast: PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL Director Jason Carney

Today I'm joined by Phoenix Film Festival director Jason Carney. The festival will run from March 23rd - April 2nd. Big thanks to Bookmans for sponsoring this episode and to Fort Worth for letting us use their song at the end.  For more information about the Phoenix Film Festival including the full lineup and to purchase passes go to . Hope you enjoy the show!

Phoenix Film Festival: JUDY BLUME FOREVER to Make Arizona Debut

  Prime Video’s “JUDY BLUME FOREVER” one of the hit features released at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, has been announced as one of the Centerpiece Films showing at the 23rd annual Phoenix Film Festival. The film will make its Arizona Debut at the Phoenix Film Festival on Saturday, April 1st at 7:00pm.  JUDY BLUME FOREVER is a documentary directed by Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok, and starring Judy BlumeMolly Ringwald, Samantha Bee, Lena Dunham, Tayari Jones, and Alex Gino. Generations of readers have found themselves in a Judy Blume book. Her name alone launches a flood of memories for anyone who’s gripped one of her many paperbacks.  For decades, Blume’s radical honesty has comforted and captivated readers – and landed her at the center of controversy for her frankness about puberty and sex.  Now the beloved American author candidly shares her own coming-of-age story.         The 23rd Annual Phoenix Film Festival will run from Thursday, March 23 – Sunday, April 2 at Harkins Sco

Following Films Podcast: Anthony Rapp and Vivian Kerr on SCRAP

  Today, I’m joined by Anthony Rapp and Vivian Kerr. I had them on the show to discuss their collaboration on the new film Scrap. Vivian wrote, directed, and co-stared in the film alongside Anthony. The film will have its premier at this year's Cinejoy film festival on Wednesday March 1st at 6:50 PM MT. For more information about the screening go to: Hope you enjoy the show!

The Man Who Fell to Earth arrives April 25 on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ + Digital in an Exclusive Steelbook only at Best Buy

The perennial, cult-status epic starring David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth, arrives on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ + Digital in an Exclusive Steelbook only at Best Buy on April 25 from Lionsgate. Based on the 1963 novel by Paul Mayersberg and directed by sci-fi legend Nicolas Roeg, this impressionistic film offers contemporary audiences a timeless, poignant mirror in its exploration of the impact of capitalism and industrialization on the future of humanity and the planet. Newly restored for the first time in 4K Ultra HD, this ’70s classic will be available for the suggested retail price of $27.99.   OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth from a distant planet on a mission to take water back to his home planet in the midst of a catastrophic drought. Featuring a startling and era-defining lead performance from Bowie in his debut feature role, Nicolas Roeg’s iconic science-fiction odyssey ― stunningly restored and now available for the f

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  Starring : Anna Camp (Universal’s Pitch Perfect franchise, HBO’s True Blood) with Jennifer Lafleur (Big Little Lies), John Ales (Euphoria), Travis Hammer (Godless), and Richie Montgomery (Ozark) Director : Thomas Marchese Screenwriter : Jessub Flower & Thomas Marchese Editor : Thomas Marchese and Keara Burton   Cinematographer : Duncan Cole A young mother, crushed by guilt after the disappearance of her young son 5 years previously, is presented with a bizarre offer to learn the truth and set things right. But how far is she willing to go, and is she willing to pay the terrifying price for a chance to hold her boy again? The director, Thomas Marchese, is a multi-award-winning writer/director who has directed, shot, edited, and produced music videos, short-form narrative, and documentary films. Thomas’ first feature film “Fallen "took home the jury prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 2017 Hollywood Film Festival. The film secured theatrical distribution prior to its wor