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Hollywood’s ruff patch with animal rights

Hollywood’s ruff patch with animal rights

February 21, 2017

“A Dog’s Purpose,” is a movie that tells the story of a dog who gets reincarnated as different ...

Review: ‘Moonlight’ shines bright

Review: ‘Moonlight’ shines bright

December 6, 2016

“Moonlight,” directed by Barry Jenkins, is a story of life, love and loneliness. Beautifully...

Brother Against Brother: When Heroes Clash

Brother Against Brother: When Heroes Clash

May 25, 2016

Captain America was thrown down an elevator shaft like a human paper ball down a life-sized metal wastebasket. The...

‘How to be Single’ – A Movie Review

Cecilia Hernandez

March 15, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life

“How to be Single” is by far the best romantic comedy for people craving a realistic outcome. I must confess, I watched the movie mainly because it was released two days before Valentine’s Day.  As a single lady myself I thought, “this movie is made for me!” Within the first few minutes, I recognized that...

Crimson Peak: A Gothic Fantasy

Crimson Peak: A Gothic Fantasy

November 3, 2015

From the moment the opening credits roll, it is very clear that you are watching a Guillermo del Toro...

Review of True Grit

Review of True Grit

January 25, 2011

Remakes are no rare animal in the movie industry. With a vast majority of films released every year being...