Bridge of Spies

The soft side of espionage… Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks team up once more for this biopic based on the life of American lawyer James B. Donovan, portrayed beautifully by Hanks. From the opening scene, we notice something different about the... Read more

The Martian

Based on the book by Andy Weir and directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator), The Martian is not only an exhilarating thrill ride, but also a stunningly beautiful cinematographic masterpiece! In fact, this movie should be the one that all other 3D... Read more

Black Mass

Directed by Scott Cooper, Black Mass is the bio-pic of Boston gangster Whitey Bulger (played exquisitely by Johnny Depp). This role should definitely earn Depp an Oscar nod as I feel it really pushed his limits and acting chops, yet he was... Read more


Everest the summit that could never be reached. Let me begin by saying that I am a fan of outdoor films. As a former rock-climber and camping aficionado, I have seen most of the mountaineering films and documentaries out there, which is why I... Read more

We Are Your Friends

WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS By Hiram Trillo Be a real friend, don’t pay at the door and say you’re with the DJ. An ode to the San Fernando Valley… Trying to visualize the seductive world of EDM (Electronic Dance Music) is tempting and has been... Read more

Straight Outta Compton

Come for the movie…stay for the music. The story of two halves! As a child of the 80’s and 90’s, gangster rap was a part of my era! I think I was the only person in the comic book store styling my NWA t-shirt while silently singing “Cruisin’... Read more