Review: ‘Miss Arizona’

By Michael Smith This year at the Heartland Film Festival, everything I saw fulfilled the festival’s mission to inspire filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film. However, no film that I saw was as relevant to the current climate as Miss Arizona. Miss Arizona follows Rose Raynes, former Miss Arizona, now a housewife who has a troubled marriage to a successful Hollywood agent and … Continue reading Review: ‘Miss Arizona’

From the Vault Review: ‘The Godfather Part III’ (1990)

By Anthony Miglieri The Godfather Part III is the worst movie of all time. Or so its reputation might have you believe. “Sofia Coppola is terrible,” many say. “It’s just boring,” others opine. And still, there are some like myself who have avoided Part III like a medical checkup: I knew that I should brave it, but did I really need to? However, it is not difficult … Continue reading From the Vault Review: ‘The Godfather Part III’ (1990)

Review: ‘Friends from College’ Season 1

By Troi Watts I think we can all agree that Netflix original shows and movies are pretty hit-or-miss. A few new releases like Death Note (2017) and The Defenders (2017) have had less than high praise. These sorts of things make us weary when deciding whether or not to watch that latest Netflix release. Trust me, I felt the same way when I pushed play … Continue reading Review: ‘Friends from College’ Season 1

Review: ‘Okja’

By Quentin Basnaw So a young girl has a giant pig monster for a friend. The unsavory corporation that created the monster (named Okja) wants the monster. The ALF (Animal Liberation Front), a group that dresses like insurgents but only care about saving animals, wants to save the monster. A TV reality spokesperson wants to make money off the monster. A woman wants to prove … Continue reading Review: ‘Okja’