Archive for December 21st, 2018

Review: SECOND ACT

Jennifer Lopez Shines in the Romance Comedy “Second Act” By Liz Lopez Rating: B- Jennifer Lopez stars in and produces “Second Act,” an office comedy that also features the issues she has with her romantic partner, and also the strong bond she has with her close friends. The screenplay written by Justin Zackham (“The Big […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review/Interview: BEN IS BACK

By Liz Lopez Rating: B+ Peter Hedges (“The Odd Life of Timothy Green”) has written and directed a drama about a young man, Ben (Lucas Hedges), his addiction and the many effects it has on all his family and families all around. Hedges story does not shy away from scenes that are very traumatic to […]

Review: AQUAMAN

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) With the exception of last year’s Wonder Woman, every DCEU film  has been rather messy.  Despite the production woes of Justice League and the last minute changes, the filmmakers  managed to salvage a fun and watchable movie.  This offered some hope for what seemed to be […]

Review: WELCOME TO MARWEN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) In 2002, artist Mark Hogancamp was brutally attacked outside a bar.  Even though Hogancamp physically recovered to a certain level, he was left brain damaged and unable to draw.  Mark was also left with severe mental wounds that troubled him for some time since the incident.  […]