Author Archives: MONICA CASTILLO

Film 

SXSW: THREE QUESTIONS WITH ANGUS MACQUEEN

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After Osama Bin Laden was caught and killed, Chapo Guzman became the most wanted man in the world. Continue reading

Film 

SXSW: THREE QUESTION WITH DARIUS MONROE

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“When I went into the prison, I saw how the population was reversed. I saw that the population was 85-90% black and Latino. It was fascinating. I understand that everyone makes mistakes, but this is warped.” Continue reading

Film Music News 

SXSW: A FILM CORRESPONDENT’S THOUGHTS ON THE MUSIC SCENE

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Film badge holders tend to stick to screenings and interactive attendees have conferences, panels, and networking to do. You can only get so drunk in those circumstances before falling asleep or losing a deal. Music is different, and has the unruly reputation behind it. Continue reading

Film 

SXSW: REVIEW: QUE CARAMBA ES LA VIDA

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Looking over the expanse of cultural and institutional barriers women face, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly one usual suspect that haunts women more than others. Continue reading

Arts 

PEACE, LOVE & MYTHOLOGY

You’re not alone in thinking John “We’re bigger than Jesus” Lennon of the Beatles looks like Son of God when the spotlight hits him a certain way. Continue reading

Film 

REEL TALK: BRATTLE TOASTS O’TOOLE

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The Brattle Theatre is raising its glass in honor of the eight-time Oscar nominee with a retrospective of O’Toole’s most iconic work. Continue reading