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Film Review: “Gringo” Loses Potential in Miserable, Unrealized Script

Gringo (Nash Edgerton, 2018) 2 out of 4 stars. Director Nash Edgerton brings us the first dark comedy of the new year with Gringo, starring David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, and Charlize Theron. Oyelowo plays Harold Soyinka, a good-natured middle manager … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Coco” Mixes Disney and Pixar in a Mostly Delightful Mix

Coco (Lee Unkrich/Adrian Molina, 2017) 3 out of 4 stars. If, like me, you have an allergic reaction to maudlin sentimentality, be forewarned: Coco may raise your hackles at first. Wait it out, and you will find that there is … Continue reading

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Mexico: International Film Festival of Guanajuato (formerly Expresion en Corto) 2010

Considered the largest film festival in Mexico the Expresion en Corto Short Film Festival run annually since 1997 has morphed this year into the International Film Festival of Guanajuato.  Held from July 22 – August 2, the festival has further expanded drawing … Continue reading

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Mexico – Expresion en Corto July 20 – August 2 2009…. and the budget crisis

A scarcity of Mexican production and the absence of exhibition platforms prompted Sarah Hoch to establish the festival Expresion en Corto twelve years ago which she has helmed ever since. As a publicly funded film festival, Expresion en Corto had … Continue reading

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