Archive for March, 2017

SXSW 2017 Review & Interview: THE BIG SICK

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) At this year’s festival, I enjoyed two comedies about inter-cultural relationships and their impact on familial relations.  The first is a truly delightful indie film titled Signature Move, while the other is the Festival Favorite Headliner The Big Sick.  Both films deal with Pakistani-Americans from Muslim […]

Spanish Review: THE BOSS BABY

Por Liz López Rating: B- El avance del largometraje “The Boss Baby” destaca un bebe vestido en un traje de ejecutivo y habla como adulto aun ser recién nacido. El actor y comediante, Alec Baldwin, es él quien le da la voz a este personaje y no dudo por un segundo que por su popularidad […]

Review: GHOST IN THE SHELL

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) The original Ghost in the Shell manga series and the the 1995 anime film have strongly inspired science fiction storytellers and filmmakers and obviously form the basis of this American adaptation.  Without the original Japanese comics and movie, The Wachowskis’ Matrix Trilogy probably wouldn’t exist, or […]

Review: THE BOSS BABY

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) It is often difficult for a young child to accept or welcome the birth of a new sibling.  Newborn babies obviously demand more attention that had been previously dedicated to only the older child or children and this usually proves to be a difficult adjustment.  The […]

Review: A BRONX GIRL

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Three years ago at Austin’s Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, I enjoyed the debut feature film from New York director Adrian Manzano.  The film, Sex, Love & Salsa turned out to be one of my favorite entries of the festival and introduced me to the […]