Archive for November 30th, 2018

Review: THE FAVOURITE

By Renee’ C. Rating: 3 (Out of 5 Reels) In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah (IMDB).

Review: ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE

New for the Holidays, a horror-musical-comedy!   By Liz Lopez Rating: B There are many holiday films that are considered “classics” and the stories range from A-Z with the setting in the month of December leading up to gift – giving time. Speaking of “Z,” well “Anna and the Apocalypse” is a zombie film featuring […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review: THE FAVOURITE

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Money and power rarely offer anyone lasting happiness.  This timeless message is the central theme for this new, unorthodox period film by Yorgos Lanthimos.  Power is the goal that drives two of the protagonists in the film.  It is what pits them against each other and […]

Review: MARIA BY CALLAS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) During the 1950s and 60s, Greek-American operatic soprano Maria Callas became a world renown singer.  Known for her beautiful voice, but better known for her tempestuous attitude, Callas’s extracurricular activities would eventually overshadow her incredible singing talent.  If one were to ask Maria about her troubles […]