The Jurassic Park Films (1993 to 2018)

The original version of this review was published in the online magazine Examiner in 2015. The Jurassic Park Films (1993 to 2018) written by Michael Crichton, David Koepp, Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Derek Connolly, and Colin Trevorrow based on the novel Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton directed by Steven […]

Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016) written by Eric Heisserer based on the short story Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang directed by Denis Villeneuve Movies can sneak up on you. They wait for the very last moment to show their hands, and by this I don’t mean they throw a twist ending unto the audience. Sure, twist […]

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Guest contributor and MiamiArtZine critic Rubén Rosario gives us his take on the long-awaited sequel to 1982’s Blade Runner. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green from a story by Hampton Fancher based on characters from the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick directed by Denis […]

Ex Machina (2015)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez shares his thoughts on Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Ex Machina (2015) written and directed by Alex Garland You’re probably in the presence of a great film when you can discern ideas from classic novels like Frankenstein (1818) or The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), but they’re even better developed. You’re probably […]

Under the Skin (2013)

Guest contributor Gerry Lopez and I sat down for a conversation about Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin. Under the Skin (2013) written by Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer based on the novel Under the Skin by Michel Faber directed by Jonathan Glazer Carlos: Well, Gerry, I have to say I had high expectations for Under […]

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 On a recent trip to Disney World, after experiencing Enchanted Tales with Belle – in which a “magic” mirror transforms into a doorway before our eyes and opens into a […]

Her (2013)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez shares his thoughts on Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Ex Machina (2015) written and directed by Alex Garland You’re probably in the presence of a great film when you can discern ideas from classic novels like Frankenstein (1818) or The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), but they’re even better developed. You’re probably […]