Archive for October 6th, 2017

Review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

‘Blade Runner 2049’ does not disappoint after the original. By Liz Lopez Rating B+ Ridley Scott’s 1982 “Blade Runner” showed us a dystopian future that became so popular, it inspired the multi – million dollar sequel, “Blade Runner 2049,” directed by Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”) co-written by Hampton Fancher (from the original) and Michael Green. Even […]

Review: MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Introduced in 1982, Hasbro’s My Little Pony line of toys would endure through different iterations and multiple generations of children and fans.  The popularity of the toys inspired some TV movies and a couple of animated series.  The more recent program, My Little Pony: Friendship Is […]

Review: THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2 (Out of 4 Stars) Kate Winslett and Idris Elba star in this survival film which has a few compelling moments, some thrills, and a seemingly forced romance.  Based on the novel by Charles Martin, writers J. Mills Goodloe, Chris Weitz, and director Hany Abu-Assad offer the expected story elements that come with survival […]

Movie News/Review: CLAIFF Documentary DOLORES Opens Today at AFS Cinema

By Liz Lopez Rating: A During the Cine las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF) that showcases contemporary films from the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Iberian Peninsula, one of my favorite documentaries of the festival held in Austin was “Dolores” where it had an Austin Premiere. The film about the activist Dolores Huerta was […]

Movie Trailer: PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING

Source: Universal Pictures The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising. John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave […]