Episode 39: “The Night House,” “The Protege,” “Reminiscence,” “Paw Patrol: The Movie” and “Shang-Chi”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat review five films: The Night House (2020) in theaters Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. The Protege (2021) in theaters…

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Episode 36: Janicza Bravo

After reviewing ZOLA (2021) in Episode 32, Rosa and Cat needed to see more of writer/director Janicza Bravo work. In this episode, they dive into her filmography: LEMON (2017), available on streaming platforms Four short films that can be watched on the Criterion Collection: GREGORY GO BOOM (2013) PAULINE ALONE (2014) WOMAN IN DEEP (2016)…

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Episode 35: “Old,” “Snake Eyes,” “Jolt,” “The Sound of the Wind,” “The Green Knight”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat review four films and Cat reviews five recent releases.  OLD (2021) SNAKE EYES (2021) JOLT (2021) THE SOUND OF THE WIND (2020) THE GREEN KNIGHT (2021)

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Episode 34: “Gunpowder Milkshake,” “Summertime,” “Fear Street Trilogy” and “The Forever Purge”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat review these films and series: GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE (2021) streaming on Netflix To protect an 8-year-old girl, a dangerous assassin reunites with her mother and her lethal associates, The Librarians, to take down The Firm, the ruthless crime syndicate that her mother worked for. These three generations of women must…

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Episode 33: Anthony Quinn

In this episode, Rosa and Cat discuss three films featuring Mexican-American actor and two-time Academy Award winner, Anthony Quinn: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962) Lawrence, a lieutenant in the British Army, is asked by Colonel Brighton to moderately assess Faisal, their ally. Lawrence is impressed with Faisal and seeks his help to plan an attack on…

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Episode 32: “Zola,” “The Tomorrow War,” “No Sudden Move” and “Black Widow”

We’re back! Did you miss us? 🙂 In this episode, Rosa and Cat review these films: ZOLA (2021) in theatersBased on the viral Twitter thread, Zola, a Detroit waitress, strikes up a new friendship with a customer, Stefani, who seduces her to join a weekend of dancing and partying in Florida. What at first seems…

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Episode 31: “Luca,” “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” and “Rita Moreno: A Girl Who Just Decided to Go For It”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat review three films:  LUCA (2021) now streaming on Disney+ Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD (2021) now in…

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Episode 30: LALIFF 2021 Recap, “The Conjuring 3,” “Blue Miracle,” and “Plan B”

In this episode, Rosa and Cat review three films: THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT (2021) streaming on HBO Max and in theaters BLUE MIRACLE (2021) streaming on Netflix PLAN B (2021) streaming on Hulu Before they dive into the reviews, Rosa talks about her experience attending the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival…

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Episode 29: Patricia Cardoso

In this episode of Latinx Lens, Rosa and Cat discuss three films from Colombian writer/director/producer Patricia Cardoso: Real Women Have Curves (2002), Meddling Mom (2013) and Lies in Plain Sight (2010). Latinx Lens Recommend film is Güeros (2014) by Mexican director Alonso Ruizpalacios.

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