Author Archives: Herb Stratford

About Herb Stratford

Arts and culture writer and film reviewer. Historic theatre restoration consultant. Artist and arts educator.

The Best So Far, Film in 2012

I see quite a few films every year, and while many are OK, just a few stand out, and a few are real stinkers. I won’t call out the worst ones here, or for that matter the average films, but … Continue reading

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Sundance Film Festival 2012

With 21 films under my belt from their year’s Sundance Film Festival I am happy to report that there are some excellent films heading our way in the near future. Below is a list of the good, the OK and … Continue reading

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Spring Film Release Dates

Check out the “Film Release” page for the latest updates on winter and Spring film releases in Tucson. Release dates for films from February through April are now on line!

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This Week’s Arts & Culture Picks!

• “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps” Arizona Theatre Company New comedic play that’s part Hitchcock and part Monty Python http://www.ArizonaTheatre.Org January 14 – Feb. 4 • “Maurice Sevigny & Chuck Albanese” Mensch, Clark & Rothschild New art exhibit by two … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Arts & Culture Picks

• “Drivescapes” Jeff Smith @ Temple Gallery New photo exhibit By Tucson Photographer January 6 – Feb. 21   • “Shipwrecked: An Entertainment” Rogue Theatre New production of a play that blurs the line between fact & fiction Rogue Theatre … Continue reading

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My Top 15 films of 2011

Here in no particular order are my favorite films in 2011. See the previous post for my top documentary picks….Out of 175-200 films it’s hard to keep to just 15….. Tree of Life The Descendants The Artist Albert Nobbs Martha … Continue reading

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Best Documentary films of 2011

I saw more documentary films in 2011 than ever before and here is a list of some of my favorites this year: Inside Job Senna Circo Tabloid Cave of Forgotten Dreams Project NIM Buck Page One Bill Cunningham New York … Continue reading

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