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Author: Justina Bonilla

A film enthusiast, with a passion for classic, musical, cult, and horror films. Justina is also a freelance writer and blogger.
Frida After Dark

Frida After Dark: October 2019

To honor our favorite holiday of the year, Halloween, Frida After Dark is presenting films filled with tricks and treats. Along with our monthly staple
Spanish Art House

Hispanic Heritage in Film: Spain’s Art House Directors

Pedro Almodóvar, Victor Erice, and Luis Buñuel are all critical to the evolution of Spanish art house cinema due to the artistic and political significance
Maverick Directors

Hispanic Heritage in Film: Maverick Directors

America has historically been a major trailblazer to technical and artistic innovations in film. While Hispanics/Latinos had some on-camera representation during the Golden Age of
Mexico's Golden Three

Hispanic Heritage in Film: Mexico’s Golden Three

Since then, five out of the six wins for Best Director have been Mexican born directors—two wins each for Cuarón and Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu, and
Dolores Del Rio Mural

Hispanic Heritage in Film: Pioneering Actors

Names like Ramon Navarro, Lupe Vélez, Anthony Quinn, and Rita Hayworth were immortalized on Hollywood sidewalks. Along with these stars rose three multi-talented actors whose
The Wicker Man

The Frida’s Top Folk Horror Picks

The Frida Cinema's writing team share their favorite Folk Horror film, in anticipation of our Horrors of Malformed Men screening.
Weird Al Yankovic
Film Criticism

12 Things you Didn’t Know about “Weird Al” Yankovic

Don’t miss your chance to see the 30th Anniversary screening of UHF at The Frida Cinema!
Cat Blog 2

CatVideoFest 2019: Top 10 Cat Movies to Watch

Meow! CatVideoFest 2019 is creeping up fast this April. As if that alone weren’t enough feline psychosis for one month, here’s a litter of cat-centric