Writer-director Aitch Alberto adapts Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, for the screen. The film focuses on a pair of Mexican-American teenagers, Aristotle Mendoza (Max Pelayo) and Dante Quintana (Reese Gonzales), in El Paso during the late 1980s. Their friendship isn’t like most and it leads them down a path of self-discovery. The pair initially meet at a swimming pool where Dante teaches Ari how to swim. One…"Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Toronto 2022"
Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided To Go For It is an eye-opening documentary exploring the life of EGOT winner Rita Moreno. Rita Moreno is among the select few to receive the EGOT. She also is a recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and many more. The list of honors goes on and on. But awards are not all there is to her story. She persevered in the industry…"Sundance 2021: Rita Moreno"
Sylvie’s Love is a charming period drama making its arrival on Amazon Prime after being selected for Sundance earlier this year. The film starts out in the early 1960s before flashing back to 1957. Sylvie (Tessa Thompson) wants to work in television but for now, she’s spending her summer working at her dad’s record store. Meanwhile, her fiancé (in an arranged marriage) isn’t back from the war yet. Looking at the time period, this is…"Sylvie’s Love: A Charming Period Drama"
Dog Days is the type of ensemble comedy that will chew and tug at your heart’s emotions. This is a very large ensemble cast. There’s always a worry when it comes to a film of this nature that someone’s going to get considerable more time than others. This does not appear to be the case. Everyone gets what appears to be an equal amount. In the vein of so many other ensemble films, many of…"Dog Days: A Crowd-Pleasing Comedy"