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 | Culture
Juno, Young Adult, and the newly released Tully are a fascinating trilogy. Each follows a character at a time of transition. Juno, Mavis, and Marlo are all people in stasis, but they each stand at a turning point. Director Jason Reitman discussed ...
3 months ago | Culture
The 35th Miami Film Festival announced its award winners before the closing-night screening of Holy Goalie at the Olympia Theater this past Saturday. A diverse group of films won, and the names of audience picks were shielded until the fest came t...
3 months ago | Miami Film Festival
On March 16, Miami Film Festival will honor one of the most talented actresses in modern cinema. The night will reflect on an extensive career that spans more than a hundred films, highlight one of her latest leading roles, and finish with a birth...
4 months ago | Culture
Marco Rubio is having a tough month. The senator's response to one of the worst school shootings in history was widely criticized. He got owned by high-school students, parents, and even himself on live television. His gun-reform plan is garbage. ...
4 months ago | Miami Film Festival
Happy birthday to Miami Film Festival — it's finally fully legal. In its 35th year, the fest will show 148 films on movie screens around Miami, as well as host parties, dinners, panel discussions, and other celebrations of cinema in South Florida....
4 months ago | Stage
Come on, Miami, why don’t we paint the town? And all that jazz. The production coming to Miami this weekend is good — it’s grand, it’s great, it’s swell, and it’s fun. Ladies and gentlemen, coming to Villain Theater: It’s MissCellaneous, a monthly...