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Author: Marleen Apodaca

Anatomy Of A Fall
Drama

Cinematic Gravity: The Anatomy of a Fall

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca ponders the mystery of Justine Triet's Anatomy of a Fall.
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower 2
Drama

Event Recap: Arvida Book Co.’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower Screening

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca shares about her experience at Arvida Book Co's screening and post-film discussion of The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Animation

A Merry 30 Years of Chills and Thrills: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca revisits The Nightmare Before Christmas just time in for its 30th anniversary.
Hands That Bind 2
Drama

Binding Struggles: Hands That Bind

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca shares her thoughts on Kyle Armstrong's rural drama Hands That Bind.
The Others
Event Recap

Event Recap: The Others 4K Restoration

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca shares her thoughts on watching the new 4K restoration of The Others here at The Frida.
Jurassic Park
Action

Celebrating 30 Years of Jurassic Park

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca revisits Jurassic Park in commemoration of its 30th anniversary.
Catvideofest 2023
Comedy

Purr-fection: CatVideoFest 2023

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca tells all about the feline-themed fun of CatVideoFest 2023.
Theater Camp
Comedy

Theater Camp: Calling All Thespians!

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca reviews Theater Camp, Molly Gordon and NIck Lieberman's new comedy.
The Unbinding
Documentary

Event Recap: The Unbinding Q&A w/ Greg & Dana Newkirk

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca recounts her time at this past weekend's screening and Q&A for The Unbinding, a new paranormal documentary.
Past Lives
Drama

The Fault in Our Past Lives

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca reviews Past Lives, Celine Song's feature film debut.
Apocalypse Now
Action

Event Recap: Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut GutiFest Screening

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca describes her time at one of our recent Apocalypse Now screenings, playing as part of GutiFest.
Star Wars A New Hope
Featured / Highlight

A Long, Long Time in the Making: A Production History of the Original Star Wars Trilogy

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca explores the production history of the original Star Wars trilogy.
Master Gardener
Featured / Highlight

Master Gardener Bears its Share of Redemption

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca reviews Master Gardener, Paul Schrader's new thriller.
Jackass 2
Action

Hardcore: A Production History of Jackass

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca goes behind the scenes with the Jackass franchise.
Carmen Blog Pic
Drama

Carmen Captivates and Inspires

Frida writing team member Marleen Apodaca shares her thoughts on Carmen, Benjamin Millepied's new musical.