60. Sundance Film Festival 2022: “La Guerra Civil,” “Tantura”

Latinx Lens is attending the virtual Sundance Film Festival 2022! The festival runs January 20 to January 30.  In this episode, Rosa and Cat dive into two documentaries premiering at the festival: “La Guerra Civil” Director: Eva Longoria Bastón In 1996, Oscar De La Hoya, the charismatic golden boy from East LA, challenged Mexican-born boxing…

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59. Clara Sola, Blanco en Blanco, Prayers for the Stolen, Deserto Particular

In this episode, Rosa and Cat are reviewing four Latin American films that were submitted by their respective country for consideration in the Academy Awards Best International Feature Film category. “Clara Sola” (Costa Rica) Director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén In a remote village in Costa Rica, Clara, a 36-year-old woman, takes off on a journey to…

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“Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” Movie Review

The “Hotel Transylvania” franchise is regularly viewed in my household as my kids habitually watch the films during the spooky season. They’ve become attached to some of the beloved characters. One can easily look at these films and conclude their audience is for young people based on the type of jokes and overall tones in…

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58. Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Matrix Resurrections, Don’t Look Up

In this Latinx Lens reviews episode, Rosa and Cat review: “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021) Director: Jon Watts Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man’s is back! With Peter Parker’s identity now revealed, the web slinger can no longer separate his normal life from his super hero identity. Peter seeks help from Doctor Strange and the consequences of…

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57. Anya Taylor-Joy

In this episode, Rosa and Cat dive into Anya Taylor-Joy’s select filmography including: “The VVitch” (2015) Director: Robert Eggers In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when youngest son Samuel suddenly vanishes. The family blames Thomasin, the oldest daughter who was watching the boy at the time…

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Episode 55. Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Latinx Lens reviews and discusses the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary special: Return to Hogwarts. Cat and Rosa talk about their connection with the Harry Potter franchise, the reunion special format and the things they learned from the cast, 20 years later. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Play Stitcher

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Episode 54. “West Side Story,” “Being the Ricardos” and “Nightmare Alley”

Latinx Lens reviews three recent films including: “West Side Story” (2021) Dir. Steven Spielberg Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks, the two rival gangs vying for control…

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Episode 53. Interview with Gigi Saul Guerrero

Latinx Lens interviews Mexican-Canadian filmmaker Gigi Saul Guerrero. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Play

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Episode 52. Interview with Pablo Larraín

Latinx Lens interviews Pablo Larraín about his latest film, “Spencer.” Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and wherever you listen to podcasts.

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