• Drama

    All My Puny Sorrows

    I am not a religious person, but watching All My Puny Sorrows the phrase, “the sins of the father are visited upon the children” popped into my head. The film, based on a novel by Miriam [...]
  • Movies

    Murder at Yellowstone City

    I love a good western. It’s just a classic genre of film that makes me think of my dad. If not for him, I probably never would have seen a western and I likely wouldn’t [...]
  • Movies

    Press Play

    We have a tendency to compare films. Film A was better than Film B, but Film B was better than Film C. It is this tendency that drives the biggest blockbusters to be bigger and [...]
  • Comedy

    Emergency

    Growing up in the Latino community, I noticed that many of my friends and family members constantly had to do this calculation about how they were being perceived–trying to make sure that they weren’t being [...]
  • Drama

    Firebird

    I’m a sucker for anything that says based on a true story. I’m not sure what it is, but I find it that much more interesting when I know that there’s a kernel of truth. [...]