Movies

Hot Seat

I was really excited to watch Hot Seat. Any film that features cybersecurity is of interest to me because that’s my day job. It also means that I’m highly critical of those films and I’m going […]

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

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. […]

Drama

Pleasure

Pleasure is probably not a film you want to watch with your family. I watched it with my wife, but I couldn’t image if one of my parents or siblings had been around. Awkward would […]

Horror

The Cellar

While I love a good slasher flick, I usually struggle with supernatural and psychological horror. I can still watch psychological horror, but I don’t enjoy it the way I do slasher flicks and supernatural horror […]

Movies

All the Old Knives

Let’s start this review with a question. Is it time for an American 007? My one takeaway from this film was that I could totally see Chris Pine slipping into the role of James Bond. […]

Drama

Aline

The love story is at the heart of the film. I like mismatched couples, star-crossed lovers who carry the day in the end. The only thing that interests me is love stories, but I never […]