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Queen + Adam Lambert, a collaboration between the British band and the American vocalist, is coming to Talking Stick Resort Arena on July 16, capitalizing on the success of last year’s Bohemian Rhapsody, the hit biopic of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. The movie won four Oscars, including one for Rami Malek’s portrayal of Mercury, but it was also divisive, as many saw it as formulaic. We humbly suggest these three inventive but overlooked musical...

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Opening at Harkins Arizona Mills 25: This One’s For the Ladies This documentary, directed by Gene Graham, chronicles the African-American male stripper scene in Newark, New Jersey, from the point of view both of the dancers and their devoted fans. But if the term “male stripper” has you picturing Magic Mike or the Chippendales, understand that the performances you’ll see in this NC-17-rated movie make those mainstream acts look like your six-year-old-nephew’s dance recital. This...

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Opening wide:   The Dead Don’t Die “The greatest zombie cast ever disassembled!” That’s how this Jim Jarmusch horror comedy is being promoted, and it’s hard to argue with the hipster cred of the stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloe Sevigny as the slow-to-action police force in a small town; Danny Glover, Steve Buscemi and Eszter Balint among the townies, Selena Gomez among some big-city kids passing through, Rose Perez as TV journalist “Posie...

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