‘In The Heights’ Review: Extravagant Display of Culture and Community

Which musical films would you consider masterpieces? Good news: you can most likely add In The Heights to that list. In The Heights is based on the play of the same name by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians). It stars Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Jimmy Smits, and Olga Merediz. The story follows young, likeable bodega … Continue reading ‘In The Heights’ Review: Extravagant Display of Culture and Community

‘Supernova’ Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Funky

‘A gay couple — one a musician, the other a novelist — embark on a road trip as dementia starts to take hold of one of them.’ The Good: The film gives us a look into a mental illness that most films won’t even go near or try to touch. It depicts the harsh reality of people living with dementia shown perfectly through our two … Continue reading ‘Supernova’ Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Funky