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AZ Underground Film Fest showcases new talent 1

AZ Underground Film Fest showcases new talent

For the past three years the Arizona Underground Film Festival has rapidly been growing both in and outside of Arizona as a top-notch underground cult film festival. The non-profit festival allows truly independent artists...

Amexica exposes harsh realities of human trafficking through impressive performances 0

Amexica exposes harsh realities of human trafficking through impressive performances

Amexica, from writer/director Ron Krauss, was hands down the best short film I screened at the 2010 Arizona Underground Film Festival–and in no way is this a slight to the other films there. Amexica...

ABC Death a shocking short 0

ABC Death a shocking short

ABC Death is an animated short from director/writer Brett Walker. The film is about a man named Allen who, while taking a stroll through the city, hears someone eerily singing the ABC’s. Allen tries...

Diego Ibarrola shows promise with Kink ‘N’ Kill 1

Diego Ibarrola shows promise with Kink ‘N’ Kill

Kink ‘N’ Kill is a short film from director Diego Ibarrola and was written by Ibarrola along with Brendon Reed and Jason Reed. The short film is about a sick, twisted news reporter that...

Misguided Sympathies of Flowers is certainly misguided 0

Misguided Sympathies of Flowers is certainly misguided

Misguided Sympathies of Flowers is supposed to be about isolation. It’s supposed to be about how a mentally ill homeless woman deals with being alone. It’s supposed to be dramatic and disturbing. At least...

Care a sad tale of mental illness 0

Care a sad tale of mental illness

Care directed by Erika Gronek was the one documentary piece I screened as part of the Celluloid in the Sun Showcase at the AZ Underground Film Fest and it was an interesting doc to...

Return to Mayhem more teaser than short film 1

Return to Mayhem more teaser than short film

One of two animation shorts I saw at the Arizona Underground Film Festival was The Villikon Chronicles: Return to Mayhem. The three minute short, written by Bryan Kinnaird and directed by Rebecca Friedman, is...

The Ruffians ventures into the underground 0

The Ruffians ventures into the underground

You ever wonder what’s in those huge underground tunnels you see around town? You know the ones. You can often find them under a bridge or overpass. I always thought they were bum tunnels....

Bloody Basin a killer short 0

Bloody Basin a killer short

It’s bad luck to kill a coyote. It’s really bad luck to kill a coyote if you’re a college kid trespassing on sacred Native American soil with three of your college buddies. This is...

SXSW Film Festival headliners sure to create a buzz 0

SXSW Film Festival headliners sure to create a buzz

The 2010 SXSW Film Festival will take place March 12-20 in the hipster capital of the U.S, Austin, Texas, where the geeks are sure to come out for this year’s headlining movies. Last year’s...