Archive for February, 2017

Spanish Review: ROCK DOG

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Por Liz López Rating: B- El largometraje de animación, “Rock Dog”, dirigida por Ash Brannon (“Surf’s Up” y co-dirigio “Toy Story 2”), es una adaptación del libro grafico de Zheng Jun, “Tibetan Rock Dog.” Brannon escribió el guion junto con Kurt Voelker y es una mescal de la cultura Tibetan, con música de rock y […]

Review: GET OUT

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By Laurie Coker Rating: B Clearly, a deeply satirical piece, director Jordan Peele’s new horror film Get Out, starts with a slow roll and builds to a jolt a minute revelation. Still, there is a predictability that over shadows many aspects of the fear factor. Thankfully, the film’s exceptional cast and Peele’s narrative – a […]

Review: A UNITED KINGDOM

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) This week I watched and reviewed two very different stories on race relations and romantic interracial relationships.  One is Get Out, a fictional, horror-thriller film with a biting sense of humor.  The other is this film, A United Kingdom, which is a straightforward, biographical drama about […]

Review: ROCK DOG

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Parent-child relationships have provided material for lots of stories, especially in cinema.  Despite this saturation, they still manage to resonate with audiences, especially when handled well.  Rock Dog is another example of such a story that can still touch the hearts of people, regardless of the […]

Review: GET OUT

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) This December will be the 50th anniversary of the release of Stanley Kramer’s Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, a movie that examines a love story between a black man and a white woman and the reactions of their parents.  Between then and now, romantic interracial relationships […]