Archive for May, 2018

SXSW Film News: Audience Award Winner “Ruben Blades is Not My Name” to Screen in CineFestival This Summer

By Liz Lopez Sources: SXSW, GCAC The 40th annual CineFestival will be hosted and celebrated by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (GCAC) this summer. This film festival is the longest running Latino film festival in the country. San Antonio’s original indie film festival will take place July 5-8, 2018, to coincide with the Guadalupe’s Summer […]

Television News: MasterChef Season 9 Premiere on Fox, Wednesday, May 30th

By Liz Lopez    Sources: MasterChef, SXSW, Fox Television  MasterChef returns for Season 9 with the premiere today, Wednesday, May 30th on Fox. This is the first season that judges will serve as mentors for contestants. Aarón Sánchez (Judge, MasterChef) is an award-winning chef, TV personality, cookbook author and philanthropist. This is the second season that […]

SXSW 2018 Review: NEVER GOIN’ BACK

By Jan Hamilton  Two teen girls, Jessie and Angela (Camila Morrone and Mala Mitchel), live with Jessie’s slightly older brother and his roommate after the two girls dropped out of high school.  They both work at a restaurant, like to party and take the occasional recreational drug, and are in love with each other.  Jessie […]

SXSW 2018 Review: UNLOVABLE

By Jan Hamilton  Joy is a lovely Asian-American girl who works with her nice boyfriend on a kids TV show.  Her problem is that she is a sex-addict, often getting drunk and having sex she doesn’t even remember the next day.  After much patience, her boyfriend throws her out, and she loses her job because […]

SXSW 2018 Review: THY KINGDOM COME

By Jan Hamilton  A priest goes door-to-door in a low income (mostly SSI recipients), Oklahoma trailer park, listening to the inhabitants’ stories. They don’t exhibit a great deal of self-pity, but it seems that poverty and circumstance have set them upfor failure since birth. The priest also goes to a near-by prison to visit inmates, […]