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SXSW 2019 Review: “The Curse of La Llorona” World Premieres at SXSW and in Theaters Now

By Liz Lopez Rating: B-/C+ The horror film “The Curse of La Llorona” premiered at SXSW on Friday, March 15th and many in the audience seemed unnerved. As for me, not so much. I have heard (and read) about the familiar legend, La Llorona, in Latin American (Mexico and South America) folklore, over the past few […]

SXSW 2019 Review: PET SEMATARY

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) At what was probably way too young an age, I read Stephen King’s horror novel Pet Sematary and was definitely spooked. King’s fresh spin on “the living dead” gave me chills and frights that probably kept me awake on some nights. I was also rather taken […]

Critica de cine: Matthew McConaughey protagoniza en “The Beach Bum” del cineasta Harmony Korine

Por Liz Lopez Rating B-/C+ Ya sabemos que no todas las peliculas son de agrado para todo mundo, y en el caso del cineasta Harmony Korine, su estilo es de ser provacador con sus obras.  “The Beach Bum” es una comedia, pero el humor definitivamente no es de agrado de todos – lleno de hedonismo […]

SXSW 2019 Review: THE BEACH BUM

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Six years after Harmony Korine wowed and probably offended audiences at 2013’s SXSW with Spring Breakers, the rebellious director chose the Austin festival to debut his latest offering. Much like the director and the characters in some of his previous films, the titular protagonist of The […]

Critica de cine SXSW 2019: “The Highwaymen” cuenta como agentes de la autoridad capturaron a Bonnie and Clyde

Por Liz Lopez Rating: B+ Son varias décadas en que falleció la pareja de criminales famosos, Bonnie y Clyde, y aun asi, siempre hay interés en ellos y los hechos. Una de las más famosas peliculas sobre ellos fue en 1967. Ahora nos llega la cinta, “The Highwaymen” sobre el agente de la autoridad Frank […]