Juan Antonio Barquin
Juan Antonio Barquin co-runs a film criticism site, Dim the House Lights, and works as an arts writer for New Times. He aspires to be Bridget Jones and loves genre flicks.
2 months ago | Film and TV
Making a list of the year's best films is an overwhelming endeavor for a film critic. Having seen more than 150 cinematic works this year, I found it tough to limit the stellar ones to 20. The list lost exciting films as ambitious and messy as the...
3 months ago | Film and TV
Trey Edward Shults, the director of "Krisha" and "It Comes at Night," discusses his latest movie, "Waves," which is set in South Florida.
8 months ago | Film and TV
On the heels of its announcement last week, Popcorn Frights Film Festival has returned with more films for their fifth edition in their second wave announcement. The festival, taking place August 8-16 at Savor Cinema, announced such features as Pa...
8 months ago | Things To Do
Popcorn Frights Film Festival returns to Savor Cinema for its fifth year August 8 with an opening night sure to please many horror fans. Kicking off the nine-night celebration is the world premiere of Haunt, a new horror thriller by Scott Beck and...
11 months ago | Film and TV
Five Feet Apart. Noses blowing and heavy sobs will be heard around the world when Five Feet Apart releases this week, another entry into the odd little subgenre that is Romance Featuring One Or More Terminally Ill Characters (whose most popular fi...
1 year ago | Film and TV
Arctic. The feature film debut by writer-director Joe Penna is a rather grim and grueling survivalist action movie peppered by a handful of startling OMG moments. Underneath all that, however, lies powerful subtext about how purpose adds meaning t...