“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” Movie Review

Every now and then, we have the privilege of watching a movie that leaves an impact on us and makes us want to be a better person and more grateful for the luxury of living this miracle of life. Marcel, the title character in“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” is one of the most adorable…

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“Thor: Love and Thunder” Movie Review

The time has come to dive into another entry of the MCU: Phase Four. The latest is a much-awaited and anticipated one, “Thor: Love and Thunder” (2022), directed by Taika Waititi and starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Waititi, Christian Bale, and Russell Crowe. This movie reunites us with one of the original Avengers,…

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“Minions: The Rise of Gru” Movie Review

If you would have told me a few months back that the latest Minions movie, “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” would be a fun delightful surprise of the year, I wouldn’t have believed you. While I enjoyed the first two films, the third one wasn’t the greatest and the 2015 “Minions” was bad. So my…

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80. “Top Gun,” “Top Gun:Maverick” Film Reviews

In this episode, Catherine and Rosa introduce an exciting new segment to the podcast review episodes. One of our focuses has been reviewing films through our Latina lens. And while we love reviewing the latest releases we want to bring retro reviews of the films that we grew up watching that don’t come up in…

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“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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