Movie Review: Zac Efron-starring Bundy film delivers its title’s promise, unsettles through new perspective

Courtesy of Netflix. Preston Barta // Features Editor EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE Rated R, 108 minutes.Director: Joe BerlingerCast: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Haley Joel Osment, Terry Kinney, Brian Geraghty, Jim Parsons and John Malkovich DALLAS – True crime splatters itself all across the storytelling mediums. It seems anywhere we look these days there’s a new book, documentary, television show or podcast devoted ...


Patricia Velasquez took spooky methods to understand her character in ‘THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA’

April 20th, 2019 | Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. Preston Barta // Features Editor Opening in theaters this weekend is THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA, the latest addition to the CONJURING universe. It revolves around the family of a social worker and widow named Anna Garcia (Linda Cardellini). Anna is called to look into one of her cases and later suspects foul play after finding that the mother, Patricia (Patricia Velasquez of THE MUMMY franchise), has been locking her two young ...


Not all heroines wear capes: ‘FAST COLOR’ paints motherhood as superpower

April 19th, 2019 | Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Courtesy of Lionsgate. Preston Barta // Features Editor Memorable sci-fi doesn’t always require exploding spaceships or superheroes duking it out with some six-eyed alien overlord. Some films use creative storytelling and complex characters to build immersive alternate realities. Although the new sci-fi drama FAST COLOR involves beautifully rendered visuals and supernatural elements akin to an X-MEN movie, it’s an intimate portrait of three ...