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 | Film and TV
Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird is a specific, personal story: one of a young woman, Christine McPherson, who has given herself the name “Lady Bird” and is at odds with the world around her. Her identity is in flux, she has ambitions, and she feels trapp...
13 days ago | Film and TV
Wonderstruck is a film about children. It's a film about being different in a world that doesn't quite understand you. It's about silent cinema and '70s cinema. It's about deafness and how it changes your world. All in all, it's a pretty queer film.
17 days ago | Film and TV
Halloween is in the past and Christmas lights are already going up. Soon cinemas will be jam-packed with all sorts of films vying for Oscars, but some theaters in Miami are sticking to programming stellar classics dating to even the '40s. So what'...
26 days ago | Culture
The Miami Jewish Film Festival and Miami Beach Cinematheque are bringing back the series Masters of Jewish Cinema with a bang this year by celebrating Streisand the whole month. The retrospective, titled Simply Streisand, will provide a glimpse in...
2 months ago | Culture
The OUTshine Film Festival returns this year for its second edition, filling Fort Lauderdale theaters with dozens of queer features and shorts that demand to be seen. But if you're having trouble choosing what to check out in queer cinema, fear no...
2 months ago | LGBT
The Olympia Theater welcomes guests into its lobby for a delightful experience the third Wednesday of every month. In the Lobby Lounge combines a little burlesque, a little vaudeville, a little improv, and plenty of other fun.