Archive for October 5th, 2018

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: HALLOWEEN (2018)

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) This year’s Fantastic Fest kicked off with a wickedly delightful treat of a horror flick which serves as a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s original 1978 film.  Now I know this was already attempted with 1981’s Halloween II, but Blumhouse, writer/director David Gordon Green and co-writers […]

Review: A STAR IS BORN (2018)

“A Star Is Born” Shines through with Excellent Filmmaking and Music   By Liz Lopez Rating: A I recall the 1976 version of “A Star is Born,” starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, but I don’t recall the entire story to be able to compare it to director Bradley Cooper’s new feature film, based on […]

Review: VENOM

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) With Sony Pictures having to share the Spider-Man character with Marvel Studios, the company remains undaunted in their desire to maintain their own comuc movie universe.  Because of this deal, Sony has decided to reinvent the Venom character without any current ties to Spidey.  Now I […]

Review: THE OLD MAN & THE GUN

By Liz Lopez Rating: A I have read and heard that 82 year old Robert Redford has said that David Lowery’s film, “The Old Man & the Gun,” will be his last acting performance. I certainly hope it is not, as he brings such life to this story with his incredible performance as the real […]

Review and Interview: SHINE

David Zayas stars in Forgiven Films Release “Shine”   By Liz Lopez Rating: B – The new drama, “Shine,” is directed by Anthony Nardolillo (“Mano,” “We Are All Latino”) who co-wrote the script with Corey Deshon (“To Police”). This story set in New York is focused on two of Spanish Harlem’s best Salsa dancers, Puerto […]