Archive for May, 2017

SXSW 2017 Review: PARIS CAN WAIT

By Liz Lopez Rating: B-          “Paris Can Wait” was a spotlight in the Narrative Feature Screening Category of this year’s SXSW Film Festival where Director Eleanor Coppola attended the U. S. premiere of her narrative directorial and screenwriting debut. The best way to describe the film is a romance, with light doses of comedy and […]

Spanish Review: BAYWATCH

Por Liz López Rating: C El largometraje muy anticipado, “Baywatch” basado en la serie de televisión popular en las décadas 80 y 90, es una comedia de acción que no es lo suficiente divertida, al ser que el guion es muy predecible y tiene humor muy grosero, del tipo que se ha visto mil y […]

Review: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

By Laurie Coker Rating: C- The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise his in the past provided for a thrill ride at the theatre. Johnny Depp created a memorable, fun character in Jack Sparrow and he reprises the role for Disney’s latest film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell no Tales, but he seems less […]

Review: BAYWATCH

By Laurie Coker Rating: C+/B- A film that purposely makes fun of itself works, if even on the most asininely inane level. The Baywatch movie, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, does just that – with no apologies and none are needed. Director Seth Gordon, working from a script offered by a half dozen writers, uses […]

Review: THE WOMEN’S BALCONY

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) As a child growing up in a Catholic family and remaining active in the church through most of my childhood, I witnessed the different dynamics of power within my community.  I saw several pastors come and go, each bringing something different to the church, its services […]