Archive for June 16th, 2017

Spanish Review: BEATRIZ AT DINNER

Por Liz López                     Rating: B        A partir de la proyección en el Festival de cine Sundance en enero, ha visto mucho alboroto sobre el largometraje, “Beatriz at Dinner”, dirigida por el cineasta Miguel Arteta (“Chuck and Buck,” “The Good Girl”) de un guion escrito por Mike White (“Chuck and Buck,” “Year of the Dog”). La […]

Review: BEATRIZ AT DINNER

By Laurie Coker Rating: D+ It makes no sense that in Hollywood, the music industry, and even in general, suicide is seen as heroic. There is nothing honorable about taking one’s life. Perhaps this is a soapbox for another day. In Beatriz at Dinner, Salma Hayek, plays the titular character, an immigrant from a poor […]

Review: THE BOOK OF HENRY

By Laurie Coker Rating: C+/B- Certainly, there are methods for stretching the truth and still creating a story that is at its core believable and engaging. The Book of Henry engages, but more because of its cast than its tale. Director Colin Trevorrow and writer Gregg Hurwitz play on every emotion possible but go far […]

Review: CARS 3

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) As far as Disney/Pixar films go, the Cars has always been the studio’s lower tier franchise.  Even though the movies have been fun and have much heart, they simply cannot match the imaginative brilliance and comedic genius of other franchises such as Toy Story or  Monsters, […]

Review: ROUGH NIGHT

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) There have been plenty of films about bachelor parties-gone-wrong, but not really any about bachelorette party mayhem.  Rough Night promises to put an end to that disparity and do it with the same amount of crude, lewd, and wild humor.  The movie does offer plenty of […]