Emma Watson vs. The Beauty and The Beast

“Of course, if anyone else calls you beast, I’ll rip their lungs out”.

by Iñaki Oñate

With a look of suspicion my goth girlfriend asked me: why do you wanna go see The Beauty and The Beast (2017)? You don’t seem like the type of person that enjoys Disney stories.

Continue reading “Emma Watson vs. The Beauty and The Beast”

Review: Risk (2016)

by Antonio Cabello

Without the sense of rabid actuality or periodistic worth that carried that masterpiece of a documentary called Citizenfour (2014), but with the rigor that characterized her previous work, Laura Poitras takes on the controversial character of Julian Assange, as she already did with informer Edward Snowden, bodyguard Abu Jandal (The Oath, 2010) and Dr. Riyadh (My Country, My Country, 2006).

Continue reading “Review: Risk (2016)”

Review: The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

It’s never a good time to be a teenager. Ever.

by Alejandro Turdó

Kelly Fremon Craig is a writer and director whose younger years aren’t too far away if you think about it. She’s barely 31. Maybe that’s the reason why her work resembles teenage angst so accurately.

Continue reading “Review: The Edge of Seventeen (2016)”

Review: Their Finest (2017)

Is it too soon to go a second time?

by Joanna van der Veen

London,1940s. The Blitz is at its height and morale is at an all-timelow. How can the British government inspire hope and solidarity amongst its citizens? Through cinema, of course!

Continue reading “Review: Their Finest (2017)”

Review: Big Little Lies (Pilot)

HBO’ss ready with a new series.

by Lisa Nieri

Big Little Lies has names like Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgård, Zoë Kravitz, Laura Dern and James Tupper in its cast: A-list movie stars borrowed for the TV screen to tell the story of three women, more specifically three moms, facing the adversities of life.

Continue reading “Review: Big Little Lies (Pilot)”

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

A spoiler-free review if you ever so much as watched TV.

by Benjamín Harguindey

You may or may not be tired of the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe but if there’s one thing that separated Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) from its slew of superhero flicks was that it was a comedy first and a blockbuster piece second. Something that holds true of its sequel, aptly called Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

Continue reading “Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)”

Review: “Rick and Morty” Season Premiere

Reflecting on the April Fool’s episode.

The long-awaited season 3 premiere was finally released a couple of weeks ago on April 1st, much to everyone’s surprise, delight… and a touch of disappointment.

Continue reading “Review: “Rick and Morty” Season Premiere”