Juan 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.
6 days ago | Culture
"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown," reads the H.P. Lovecraft quote that opens Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson's The Endless, playing at Popcorn Frights Fi...
8 days ago | Interviews
Director Rodney Ascher has made a career of exploring fascinating concepts via documentaries. His first feature, Room 237, was all about a variety of interpretations that obsessed fans found in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. The seco...
9 days ago | Culture
Blood in the streets, animals running loose, people being stabbed in the back — it's just another day in Miami, at least during Popcorn Frights. Now in its third year, the film festival devoted to horror in all its forms is bigger than ever. Spann...
16 days ago | Culture
Man, it's a hot one. This summer is a miserable mixture of extreme heat and rain. Instead of suffering outside, keep dry and cool inside one of your local art cinemas. With the continuing growth of the repertory cinema scene in Miami, there are a ...
23 days ago | Culture
"You know when you're kind of hungover and tired and you don’t know what to do Sunday morning? You put Landline on," director Gillian Robespierre jokes. “That’s the goal with all the things I try to create.”
1 month ago | Interviews
Last week, the French New Wave and modern-day Miami came together in a delightful way in the new Arcade Fire music video for the band's latest single, "Signs of Life." Directors Jillian Mayer and Lucas Leyva, whose names pop up alongside the band'...