Arts & Entertainment

Final Reviews From Cinequest Film And Creativity Festival 2019

Posted March 19, 2019 by

The “Mindbenders” short films program brought together stories utilizing tropes from the fantastic genres.  Only one or two shorts distinguished themselves from this general assemblage of cinematic mediocrities.             Kicking things off was Joshua Dawson’s “Loa’s Promise.”  This futuristic travelogue took
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Reviews From Berlin And Beyond 2019

Posted March 5, 2019 by

“The Chairs Game” referenced in the title of Lucia Charla’s drama is what we Americans know as the game of musical chairs.  For film protagonist Alice Liddell, the figurative game’s stakes range from employment to keeping up appearances. The employment
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Preview Of Cinequest 2019

Posted February 26, 2019 by

Cinequest returns to San Jose and Redwood City from March 5-17, 2019.   Over its thirteen days, this year’s festival will feature 132 world and US Premiere films from 50 countries.  But what’s different about this year’s edition is the expansion
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Best Of 2018 In Films

Posted January 8, 2019 by

Many of 2018’s best films provided a mental oasis for those seeking refuge from the year’s political dumpster inferno of GOP madness, naked corruption, and open racism.  Admittedly, many of the films from the following list would be unknown to
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