“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” Movie Review

It’s a little odd that “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” releases on Mother’s Day weekend since its antagonist’s motherhood is villainized. The latest MCU entry is one of the most anticipated films of 2022 and the excitement was elevated after learning that Sam Raimi was in the directors’ chair. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict…

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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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Episode 50. “The Harder They Fall,” “Red Notice” and “Finch”

Latinx Lens reviews three films that include: “The Harder They Fall” (2021) “Red Notice” (2021) “Finch” (2021) Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more!

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Episode 49. “The Last Duel,” “Bingo Hell” and “Eternals”

Latinx Lens reviews three films including: “The Last Duel” (2021) “Bingo Hell” (2021) “Eternals” (2021) Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and more!

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“West Side Story” Movie Review

Right off the bat, I have to admit that I’m not a fan of the original film “West Side Story” (1961) for obvious reasons, but I do admire the choreography. I understand it’s a product of its time, but it doesn’t mean I’m going to ignore its problematic depictions of Latinos. Therefore, I didn’t have…

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“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 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 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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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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