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The Sisters Brothers – Film Review

The Sisters Brothers – Film Review

The Sisters Brothers gives us a western film with a masculine heart. It includes many western movie tropes such as, gunslinging, whiskey drinking, and saloon entrance making men, but what sets this movie apart from others is that it shows us that there is more to these men, than just their wild ways.

WalkOut at SDLFF

WalkOut at SDLFF

Walkout first premiered in 2006 on HBO and is directed by Edward James Olmos, considering the current struggles the world is facing today and in commemoration of the landmark event, it was added as part of the films shown for the 25th anniversary of the San Diego Latin Film Festival.

Manchester by the Sea – Film Review

Manchester by the Sea – Film Review

In Manchester by the Sea, writer and director Kenneth Lonergan shows the realities of dealing with grief and heartbreak, from the decisions one faces when laying someone to rest to the pervasive memories of the past with that person.

Sisters – Film Review

Sisters – Film Review

The movie genre of forty something women coming of age has hardly been touched in Hollywood. Wait… that’s because older women should have their lives figured out while living in their white-picket fenced homes along with their beautiful Christmas card worthy family. Therefore the movies that could fall into that category are almost absolute. Sisters takes that notion and flips it on its’ head, giving viewers a funny, authentic and fresh look at women trying to find themselves while having a blast on top of it.

Art San Diego 2015

Art San Diego 2015

The highly anticipated spectrum art show event in Balboa Park’s Activity Center, Art San Diego, takes place from November 5-8, 2015 and showcases art from over 500 artists, exhibitions, art labs and galleries.

Burnt – Film Review

Burnt is much more than a cooking movie, it is about redemption and humility in the face of greatness. Directed by John Wells and written by Steven Knight, the two come together to create a story that is filled with drama and edginess at every corner.

The Intern – Film Review

The Intern – Film Review

Nancy Meyers is known for making romantic comedies that explore the ins and outs of relationships at any age. In her movies, The Holiday, Something’s Gotta Give and It’s Complicated, her female roles regularly feature smart women who don’t always understand their place in a new or existing relationship. In her new movie The Intern, she takes her usual romantic comedy tropes and places them in a movie about a 70-year-old widowed man, Ben Whitaker (Robert Deniro),…