Archive for January, 2017

SXSW Film 2017 News: FEATURES ANNOUNCEMENT

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Interactive, Film and Music Badges get Expanded Access to Most Programming Source: SXSW Austin, Texas, January 31, 2017 – The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the features lineup for the 24th edition of the Film Festival, running March 10-19, 2017 in Austin, Texas. The acclaimed program draws thousands of fans, filmmakers, press […]

Spanish Review: A DOG’S PURPOSE

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Por Liz López Rating: C – Aunque no tengo mascotas yo, familiares y amistades si los tienen. Los gozo cuando los visito. Tenía anticipación de ver el largometraje, “A Dog’s Purpose”, porque es una cinta anotada como una para familias. Además, hubo una controversia después de que hubo alegación de maltrato de un perro durante […]

Review: A DOG’S PURPOSE

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By Laurie Coker Rating: D+/C- Dog lovers will flock to see A Dog’s Purpose, based on the 2010 best-selling novel written by American humorist W. Bruce Cameron, but most will leave the theater disappointed. Top-billed veteran Dennis Quaid and actress Peggy Lipton (of Mod Squad fame) star alongside a variety of dogs in this overly […]

Review: PATERSON

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Jim Jarmusch’s latest film tells the story of a humble artist who creates his work on his own terms, and seems to relish his struggle to create it regularly.  I cannot think of another filmmaker more appropriate for telling this story than Jarmusch, an artist known […]

Review: GOLD

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) The best thing about this latest, “Based on Actual Events,” movie is the earnest and passionate performance Matthew McConaughey gives in it.  The worst thing, however, is the somewhat lackluster way that director Stephen Gaghan presents the story.  Thankfully, Gold isn’t another Scorsese clone like American Hustle, […]