“Wolf” Movie Review

When initially reading about George MacKay, one the most talented up-and-coming actors, starring in the film, “Wolf,” I couldn’t help but get excited for this film. The trailer, where Jacob (MacKay) believes to be a wolf, looked promising, particularly seeing MacKay physically invested in the character.  “Wolf” (2021) follows Jacob who’s admitted into a clinic…

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Episode 48. Interview with Jorge Gutiérrez

Latinx Lens interviews the creator of the Netflix animated series “Maya and the Three” Jorge Gutiérrez. Jorge discusses the inspiration for Maya, representation and a bit of his own journey in Hollywood. “Maya and the Three” is streaming on Netflix! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more!

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Episode 47. “Maya and the Three”

In this episode Rosa and Cat dive into the Netflix animated series “Maya and the Three.” From creator Jorge R. Gutiérrez (“El Tigre”, “The Book of Life”) “Maya and the Three” is a Netflix Animated Event told in nine epic chapters. Starring Zoe Saldaña, Gabriel Iglesias, Allen Maldonado, Stephanie Beatriz, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal,…

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Episode 46. Interview with Lissette Feliciano

In this episode, Rosa and Cat introduce Latinx Lens Interviews – a new segment to the podcast! Cat chatted with director/writer/producer Lissette Feliciano about her debut feature film, “Women is Losers,” representation and much more. “Women is Losers” is available to stream on HBO Max. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more!

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Episode 45. “Mass,” “Dune” and “Women is Losers”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat dive into three recent films: “Mass” (2021) Directed by Fran Kranz Two couples meet for a painful and raw conversation in the aftermath of a violent tragedy. “Dune” (2021) Directed by Denis Villeneuve Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding,…

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Episode 44: Oscar Isaac

In this episode Rosa and Cat dive into Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada. You might know him simply as Oscar Isaac. Rosa and Cat discuss three of his films: “Balibo” (2009) Directed by Robert Connelly Roger East (Anthony LaPaglia) and Jose Ramos-Horta (Isaac) travel to East Timor to investigate the Balibo Five murders. “Inside Llewyn Davis”…

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Rosa’s 20 favorite films featured on Latinx Lens

It’s Latino Heritage Month and it’s our time to shine! Here at Latinx Lens, we celebrate Latinos year-round, but we are joining everyone else in highlighting Latinos and providing them their well-deserved recognition. Since we celebrate our contribution and representation in film this month, I’ve decided to focus on Latino-centric and -created movies. The following…

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TIFF Reviews (Part 3)

Here is the last of my coverage of TIFF. You can read the first two parts of my reviews here: (Part 1) (Part 2) “Charlotte,” directed by Eric Warin & Tahir Rana, is an animated drama that brings to life the remarkable true story of Charlotte Salomon, an enigmatic young German Jewish painter who created…

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Episode 43. “Cry Macho,” “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” “No Time To Die,” “The Empty Space,” and “Blood Positive”

Latinx Lens reviews: CRY MACHO (2021) Dir. Clint Eastwood A onetime rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, in 1978, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man’s young son home and away from his alcoholic mum. Crossing rural Mexico on their back way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey,…

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TIFF 2021 Reviews (Part 2)

Here’s my continued coverage of TIFF. You can read the first part of my reviews here: TIFF 2021 Reviews (Part 1) “All My Puny Sorrows,” directed by Michael McGowan, is based on the Miriam Toew’s beloved novel of the same name. The poignant story of two sisters: one, a concert pianist obsessed with ending her life;…

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