Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez shares his thoughts on Hugh Hudson’s Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) written by Robert Towne and Michel Austin based on the novel Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs directed by Hugh Hudson Rating: 3.5 / […]

Interstellar (2014)

Guest contributor Gerry Lopez and I take on Christopher Nolan’s polarizing Interstellar. Interstellar (2014) written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan directed by Christopher Nolan Gerry’s rating: 3.5 / 4 On a recent trip to Disney World, after experiencing Enchanted Tales with Belle – in which a “magic” mirror transforms into a doorway before our […]

Se7en (1995)

Se7en (1995) written by Andrew Kevin Walker directed by David Fincher Rating: 4 / 4 “You know, this is not gonna have a happy ending.” Truer words have never been uttered. Spoken by detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) halfway through David Fincher’s landmark Se7en, the dialogue not only foreshadows the film’s ending, it prepares the […]

Her (2013)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez and I had somewhat opposing views on Spike Jonze’s Her. I hope we can remain friends, although it is unlikely. Her (2013) written and directed by Spike Jonze Carlos’ rating: 3 / 4 Sorry, geeks and hipsters. I know many of you adore this sci-fi drama about a lonely introvert (Joaquin […]

The Wicker Man (1973)

Today on Cinesthesia guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez dives into the peculiar horrors of Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man. The Wicker Man (1973) written by Anthony Shaffer based on the novel Ritual by David Pinner directed by Robin Hardy Rating: 3 / 4 I was pretty confused as I watched The Wicker Man. I rented it […]

The Indiana Jones Adventures (1981 to 2008)

The Indiana Jones Adventures (1981-2008) written by Lawrence Kasdan, Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, Jeffrey Boam, Tom Stoppard and David Koepp story by George Lucas, Philip Kaufman, Menno Meyjes and Jeff Nathanson directed by Steven Spielberg I’ve seen this foursome of adventures many, many times. I remember being awed beyond words by the first film, Raiders […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) written by Simon Kinberg based on the X-Men comic book storyline Days of Future Past by Chris Claremont and John Byrne directed by Bryan Singer Rating: 3.5 / 4 In recent years, superhero movies have become darker in tone. This is not necessarily bad, specially if the world the […]