Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Guest contributor Rogelio Rodríguez shares his thoughts on Star Wars and the “conclusion” of the saga, The Rise of Skywalker. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) written by Chris Terrio and J.J. Abrams from a story by Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, J.J. Abrams, and Chris Terrio based on Star Wars characters by George Lucas […]

mother! (2017)

Guest contributor and MiamiArtZine critic Rubén Rosario reviews Darren Aronofsky’s unhinged tale about the torture of creation. mother! (2017) written and directed by Darren Aronofsky A tumultuous maelstrom of biblical proportions and carefully controlled excess, mother! is the kind of auteur-driven provocation destined to be unpacked and dissected like a cinematic Rubik’s Cube. Like the […]

The Thor Trilogy (2011 to 2017)

Thor (2011) written by Ashley Edward Miller, Zach Stentz, and Don Payne from a story by J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich based on the Thor comic books by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby directed by Kenneth Branagh Thor: The Dark World (2013) written by Christopher Yost, Stephen McFeely, and Christopher Markus from […]

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 […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) based on Star Wars characters by George Lucas written and directed by Rian Johnson Alright, it’s been a couple of months since its release, so now we can calmly talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the sequel to 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. At the time it […]

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 […]

Rogue One (2016)

Rogue One (2016) written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy from a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, based on characters by George Lucas directed by Gareth Edwards Take a look at the first teaser for Rogue One, the prequel to George Lucas’ Star Wars (1977, later retitled A New Hope), and one thing […]