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Review: DOG DAYS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) From director Ken Marino (How to Be a Latin Lover) comes a comedy that has its share of charming and amusing moments, but suffers from the cliche tropes it inexplicably embraces.  Dog Days comes across as a strange hybrid of a movie which combines a sincere, […]

Review: CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Unlike last year’s Goodbye Christopher Robin, which serves as a biopic for Winnie-the-Pooh creator A.A. Milne, this live-action/CGI Disney production is pure fantasy.  Acting as a sequel to all of the fictionalized Christopher Robin/Winnie-the-Pooh stories, this film examines what could happen when the title character is […]

Review: THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME

The Spy Who Dumped Me” Provides Action and Comedy with a Hint of Romance   By Liz Lopez Rating: B-/C+ “The Spy Who Dumped Me” is fun from the start as viewers slowly learn about two 30 – something best friends who have known each other forever and remain friends despite having some radically different […]

Local Film News: FANTASTIC FEST ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST WAVE OF PROGRAMMING WITH A WORLDWIDE EXPLOSION OF GENRE FILM, INCLUDING HIGHLY ANTICIPATED WORLD PREMIERES FROM NETFLIX AND PARAMOUNT

The fourteenth incarnation of Fantastic Fest brings the best in global genre to Austin, TX from September 20 – 27, 2018, featuring the World Premieres of J.J. Abrams-produced OVERLORD and Gareth Evans’ new gothic frightener APOSTLE, as well as Iko Uwais in the highly anticipated THE NIGHT COMES FOR US, and much, much more! Sources: Fantastic […]

SXSW 2018 Review: BLINDSPOTTING

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) As I sit and ponder the profound impact of this film on my emotions, I am nearly overwhelmed.  This amazing movie,  which I had the opportunity to see at this year’s SXSW film festival, works on so many emotional levels.  It delivers the expected laughs which […]