Movie Review — “Thor: The Dark World”
“Thor: The Dark World” continued the journey of the thunder god, who had been busy defending his homeland and fighting evil in the nine realms. Director Alan Taylor offered a pleasant looking atmosphere but, unfortunately, made a mediocre film that ultimately did little more than serve the purpose of setting up the return of the assembly.
DFT presents ‘Dreamcoat’ play
Before there was “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Cats” or “Phantom of the Opera,” there was “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”—Andrew Lloyd Webber’s first certified mega-hit.
Upscale Singers herald scholarship auditions
Junior and senior high school students—public or private—who love to sing and also live in the Cave Creek or Anthem/New River school district are invited to call the Upscale Singers by Oct. 11 to set up an audition appointment.
Unexpected storytelling magic
‘There is magic in our world, in every sunrise, fluttering leaf, the tiniest and most brilliant meadow flowers. I paint what takes my breath away.”
Movie Review — “Rush”
Rivalry can promote the best competition, bringing the best and worst qualities out of contenders.
Movie Review — “The Chronicles of Riddick”
Title character Richard B. Riddick brought a brutish, yet fun, quality to the science-fiction action franchise with “The Chronicles of Riddick.”
Movie Review — “Short Term 12”
“Short Term 12” developed into an emotionally compelling film that dodged the over-sensationalized aspects of similar dramas for a focused and genuine perspective.
Movie Review — “The World’s End”
“The World’s End” is the culminating film in director Edgar Wright’s comically tinged, mayhem laden Cornetto Trilogy, which includes “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead.”
Movie Review — “Elysium”
Director Neill Blomkamp composed one of science fiction’s better films with his socially conscious, visually stunning 2009 film “District 9.” Blomkamp’s portrait of the future was bleak and grimy.
Movie Review — “R.I.P.D.”
Summer popcorn films offer the quality of enjoyable escapism, 90 minutes of getting lost in a not-too-serious film with a modicum of expectation.
Orchestra holding auditions in Anthem
North Valley Symphony Orchestra has announced audition dates for the upcoming 2013-14 season.
MOVIE REVIEW -Despicable Me 2 entertains both young and old
The onetime villain of all villains Gru (Steve Carell) and his league of comical minions are up to good, instead of no good, in Despicable Me 2.