Archive for June 1st, 2018

Review: THE SEAGULL

Question about Another Remake of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull”   By Liz Lopez Rating: C Why? This is my question – why does someone think that a Russian play, written in 1895 and first performed a year later, should be adapted into an English language film for today’s audiences? I so looked forward to viewing […]

Review: HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES

By Liz Lopez Rating: B- “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” seems to have been a long time coming to the theaters after it screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017. Although it may not have been a hit at the festival, I can’t help but think this film is going to find […]

Review: UPGRADE

By Renee’ C. Rating: 5 (Out of 5 Reels) Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey (Logan Marshall-Green), a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem (IMDB). This film is an absolutely fantastic ride […]

Review: ADRIFT

By Renee’ C.. Rating: 3 (Out of 5 Reels) Based on the true story of survival, a young couple’s (Tami (Shailene Woodley) and Richard (Sam Claflin) chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history (IMDB). This […]

SXSW 2018 Review/Interview: UPGRADE

Leigh Whannell’s Award Winning “Upgrade” Hits Theaters.   By Liz Lopez Rating: B+ Filmmaker Leigh Whannell (D: “Insidious: Chapter 3” and writer/actor of the “Saw” and “Insidious” franchises) wrote and directed “Upgrade” and made the World Premiere at the SXSW Film Festival this past March. The Alamo Drafthouse Ritz Theater was packed to the gills […]