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Author: Marleen Apodaca

's Delivery Service
Animation

Flying High: Exploring the Magic of Kiki’s Delivery Service

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca revisits the whimsical fantasy of Kiki's Delivery Service.
Evil Does Not Exist
Drama

Finding Good in Evil Does Not Exist

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca explores the environmental themes of Ryusuke Hamaguchi's Evil Does Not Exist.
The Beast
Drama

Unveiling the Enigmatic: Bertrand Bonello’s The Beast

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca explores the mysterious romance of The Beast.
Riddle Of Fire
Event Recap

Event Recap: Riddle of Fire

Frida Blogger Marleen Apodaca shares about her time watching the new fantasy adventure Riddle of Fire.
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.