Archive for the ‘SXSW’ Category

SXSW 2018 Review/Interview: BOUNDARIES

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) There is no such thing as a perfect family.  Though some families suffer from greater dysfunctions than others,  every family has its share of problems and troubled relationships.  This delightful headliner by writer/director Shana Feste tells a fictionalized version of her problematic relationship with her father […]

Review: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

By Mark Saldana Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Filmmakers Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry have definitely made their indelible marks in absurd, surreal fantasy, but now with his amazing feature film debut, Boots Riley can proudly join this list of contemporary mad geniuses.  Sorry to Bother You is a bizarre and hilarious […]

Review: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

“Sorry to Bother You” Blends Genres and Features a Unique and Humorous Script   By Liz Lopez Rating: B+ Boots Riley makes his theatrical directorial debut with “Sorry to Bother You,” based on the script he wrote, as well as songs featured in the film. Riley’s “Sorry to Bother You” has taken the sci-fi, fantasy […]

Review: AMERICAN ANIMALS

Film Review: “American Animals” is an Unbelievable True Story You May have Missed – Watch Now!   By Liz Lopez Rating: A Often times, we read that a movie is “based on” some real events and so it is to be anticipated that some of the events/action is a dramatization. From the very beginning of […]

Review: WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Between 1963 and 2001, Fred Rogers entertained and educated via his television programs which not only instructed children about the world around them, but also fueled their imagination and creativity.    Morgan Neville’s documentary goes behind the scenes to reveal the real Fred Rogers, a humble […]