Archive for May 5th, 2017

Review: RISK

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By Liz Lopez Rating: B- Academy Award-winning director Laura Poitras (‘Citizenfour’) has had incredible access to WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who has been under political asylum at London’s Ecuadorian embassy for several years. The documentary she directed and produced, “Risk”, arrives in United States theaters after the 2016 Cannes Film Festival (Directors’ Fortnight). Filmed over […]

Review: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) It doesn’t happen that often that a sequel is either as good as or is better than its first installment, but in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and with James Gunn in the director’s chair, anything can happen.  One again Gunn brings his wild-eyed imagination and wicked […]

Cine Las Americas 20 Review: ME ESTAS MATANDO SUSANA

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By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) On Wednesday, May 3, Austin’s 20th annual, Cine Las Americas International Film Festival began with this hilarious relationship comedy from Mexico.  Every year, the film festival highlights mostly Spanish language films from Mexico, Spain, the United States, and nations of Latin America.  The festival also features […]

Review: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

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By Renee’ Collins Rating: 4 (Out of 5 Reels) Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) true parentage (IMDB). Visually this film is spectacular and all of the beloved characters are back as well […]