Archive for April 28th, 2017

Spanish Review: HOW TO BE A LATIN LOVER

By Liz Lopez Rating: B-/C+ Con solo escuchar el nombre de Eugenio Derbez, muchos de los Latinos en México y los Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) saben que es el actor renombrado de televisión y cine, además de ser escritor, director y productor. Ha tenido mucho éxito con las películas “Instructions Not Included”, “Miracles from Heaven”, y […]

SXSW 2017 Review: RAMBLIN’ FREAK

By Jan Hamilton Parker Smith is a young filmmaker who lives in Austin.  In this documentary film, he goes online to locate an inexpensive used movie camera for his projects. What he buys is a barely used camera with a tape still in it.  When he plays the tape he finds connections to his life, […]

SXSW 2017 Review: LEMON

By Jan Hamilton Brett Gelman stars as a middle aged actor who teaches a drama class, while seeking acting jobs, in this mostly funny film. Isaac is a humorless man whose life is all suddenly going wrong.  Ramona, his blind girlfriend of ten years, seems to be losing interest, and his career is lagging. His Jewish […]

SXSW 2017 Review: TWO PIGEONS

By Jan Hamilton Each morning Hussein (Mim Shaikh) wakes in his London flat and prepares for his day at work as a real estate agent for a crooked firm, his job is to skin as many foreigners as possible. After he leaves, a skeleton of a man (Javier Botet) emerges from a small space between […]

SXSW 2017 Film News: AS I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY

By Liz Lopez The premier pop culture event in the Rio Grande Valley, the South Texas Comic Con, returns for its fourth year and will be held at the McAllen Convention Center from April 28th to April 30th with a wide variety of activities for fans. The three day event offers panels with invited celebrities, […]