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Soul is "stunning... a magical journey worth taking." With a voice cast featuring Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, P...
01/05/2021
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - BORN TO SPARK // A FILM REVIEW OF "SOUL"

Soul is "stunning... a magical journey worth taking." With a voice cast featuring Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Phylicia Rashad, Questlove, Daveed Diggs and Angela Bassett, the new Pixar film will enchant you. Read our review and then check out SOUL for yourself, now available on DisneyPlus.

BY MATEO MORENO Pixar is unlike any animation studio in every single way. No other studio that ...

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star in Francis Lee's AMMONITE, a film that "draws you in and takes your breath away, onl...
12/05/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - TOUCH ME // A FILM REVIEW OF "AMMONITE"

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star in Francis Lee's AMMONITE, a film that "draws you in and takes your breath away, only releasing it when it deems you may breathe again." Read our review and see it for yourself! Now playing in select theaters and streaming everywhere!

BY MATEO MORENO AMMONITE, the second film from writer/director Francis Lee, blends together rea...

ReginaKing ignites her directorial career with the pulse pounding ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI (featured at this years TIFF), a fa...
09/23/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED // "ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI" // TIFF 2020

ReginaKing ignites her directorial career with the pulse pounding ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI (featured at this years TIFF), a fantastic and full of life adaptation of Kemp Powers' vibrant play, set around four legends: Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke. See our take here.

BY MATEO MORENO Regina King has set fire to the screen time and time again as an actress, winni...

Our favorite film this year at the TIFF was LIMBO, a refreshing and original take on refugees seeking a better life in a...
09/23/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - IN THE WAITING ROOM // "LIMBO" // TIFF 2020

Our favorite film this year at the TIFF was LIMBO, a refreshing and original take on refugees seeking a better life in a remote Scottish village. We can't wait for everyone around the world to see this gem.

BY MATEO MORENO One of the most refreshing and original films to be featured at this year's Tor...

Featured at this years TIFF, GOOD JOE BELL is an honest and heartbreaking tale of a grieving family and their bullied so...
09/23/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - LIFE IS A HIGHWAY // "GOOD JOE BELL" // TIFF 2020

Featured at this years TIFF, GOOD JOE BELL is an honest and heartbreaking tale of a grieving family and their bullied son. Written by Diana Ossana & Larry McMurtry ("Brokeback Mountain"), this true-story tale features Mark Wahlberg, Connie Britton and Reid Miller in a knockout performance. See the rest of our review here!

BY MATEO MORENO "Based on a true story" can go many ways in a film adaptation. It can...

We are thrilled to be covering the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF! Watch here and at our website for re...
09/09/2020

We are thrilled to be covering the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF! Watch here and at our website for reviews as we see them! There's a great lineup this year and we can't wait to share our thoughts! #torontointernationalfilmfestival #TIFF #TIFF2020

"If you've never heard of the groundbreaking television show "SOUL!," broadcast from 1968 to 1973, then your life is a l...
09/02/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - SAY IT LOUD // A FILM REVIEW OF "MR. SOUL!"

"If you've never heard of the groundbreaking television show "SOUL!," broadcast from 1968 to 1973, then your life is a little less bright." Check out our review of Mr. Soul! The Movie the wonderful new documentary telling the story of SOUL! and its host and producer Ellis Haizlip, narrated by Blair Underwood.

BY MATEO MORENO If you've never heard of the groundbreaking television show "SOUL!," ...

We here at "The ArtsWire Weekly" are devastated, along with all of you, regarding the news of Chadwick Boseman's passing...
08/29/2020

We here at "The ArtsWire Weekly" are devastated, along with all of you, regarding the news of Chadwick Boseman's passing. He was a light, a genius at his craft, and the world is a little less lit tonight with him not in it. Rest in Power Chadwick. #WakandaForever

Bentonville Film Festival may have ended, but our reviews keep coming! The price of success is not paid off so easily in...
08/17/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - MOVING ON OUT // "TAKE OUT GIRL" // BENTONVILLE 2020 FILM FESTIVAL

Bentonville Film Festival may have ended, but our reviews keep coming! The price of success is not paid off so easily in Take Out Girl Film, starring Best Performance Jury Recognition Award Winner Hedy Wong (who also co-wrote the script). Fast paced madness and mayhem is just around the corner!

BY MATEO MORENO There's an informal name of a neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles called ...

We are very excited to be covering the 6th Annual Bentonville Film Festival (running Aug 10-16), co-founded by Academy A...
08/10/2020

We are very excited to be covering the 6th Annual Bentonville Film Festival (running Aug 10-16), co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis & Inclusion Companies CEO Trevor Drinkwater. BFF aims to amplify female, LGBTQ+, people of color, and people with disabilities in entertainment and media. Look for our postings throughout this week!

THE PAINTED BIRD is as powerful as it is disturbing, and although I don't believe I dare to see this film again, it will...
07/17/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - BROKEN WINGS // A FILM REVIEW OF "THE PAINTED BIRD"

THE PAINTED BIRD is as powerful as it is disturbing, and although I don't believe I dare to see this film again, it will be quite a long time until I will, or can, forget it. Read more about it on our site and then check it out for yourself.

BY MATEO MORENO Before THE PAINTED BIRD made its way to the US, there was already a lot of ...

The NEW roadtrip comedy VANILLA pairs Writer/Director/Star Will Dennis' app creator with Kelsea Bauman-Murphy's aspiring...
04/30/2020
The Artswire Weekly - Reviews - "WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM!" // A FILM REVIEW OF "VANILLA"

The NEW roadtrip comedy VANILLA pairs Writer/Director/Star Will Dennis' app creator with Kelsea Bauman-Murphy's aspiring comedian. But when complications rise, are the flavors right with this pairing? See our thoughts below! #Vanilla #WillDennis #KelseaBaumanMurphy

BY MATEO MORENO A road trip movie is the classic movie comedy formula that more often than not ...

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