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Author: Reggie Peralta

Reggie Peralta is a man of many interests. A native of Santa Ana, he graduated from UCLA with a BA in Political Science and also holds a certificate in Radio and Television/Video Production from Fullerton College. His film and book criticism has appeared in such outlets as The Grindhouse Cinema Database and LibroMobile, and he has done live readings of his fiction and poetry for Makara Center for the Arts and Writers & Readers of Fullerton College. In addition to serving as a contributor and Staff Content Editor for the Frida, he also works as Blog Editor for several online publications.
Wildcat
At The Frida

Ethan Hawke’s New Drama Wildcat Opens This Weekend

Catch Wildcat, a new biographical drama by Ethan Hawke, starting this Friday!
Maniac Cop
At The Frida

Cinematic Void & Creature Bazaar Present Maniac Cop Trilogy + Bill Lustig In-Person Sunday!

Cinematic Void and Creature Bazaar present the Maniac Cop trilogy, followed by an in-person Q&A with director Bill Lustig, this Sunday!
Cartoon Madness Popeye
Animation

Cartoon Madness Returns with Popeye Saturday Afternoon!

Join Cartoon Madness once again for an all-Popeye edition of their monthly animation marathons this Saturday!
Evil Does Not Exist
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Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Evil Does Not Exist Opens This Friday

Drive My Car director Ryusuke Hamaguchi does it again with Evil Does Not Exist, a new drama opening Friday!
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Featured / Highlight

Interview: Frida Board Member Leonardo Ostergren

Frida Blog Editor Reggie Peralta talks with Board Member Leonardo Ostergren about his time with The Frida.
Kung Fu Hustle
Action

Volunteer of the Month Melody Vallejos on Kung Fu Hustle

Frida Blog Editor Reggie Peralta talks with May Volunteer of the Month Melody Vallejos about her VOTM pick, Kung Fu Hustle.
Mommie Dearest
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Mommie Dearest Mimosa Mother’s Day This Sunday!

Celebrate Mother's Day with Mommie Dearest, the Mother of all Bad Movies, Sunday afternoon!
Stress Positions
At The Frida

New Dramedy Stress Positions Opens Friday

Stress Positions, a satirical comedy from Theda Hammel, starts screening Friday!
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Film Series

Slumber Party Parties – 2024

Spend the night with Slumber Party Parties, a brand-new sleepover-inspired series!
Hook
Film Series

In Defense Of… – 2024

Revisit some of cinema's most polarizing entries with In Defense Of..., picked and presented by Frida staff!
See It On 16mm Sci Fi Marathon
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See It On 16mm Presents 4 Film Sci-Fi Marathon This Saturday!

Join See It On 16mm Saturday afternoon for a marathon of 4 secret science fiction films!
Problemista
At The Frida

A24’s Surreal Comedy Problemista Opens This Friday

Problemista, a new surreal comedy from Julio Torres, starts screening this Friday!
Return Of The Jedi
Action

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi Plays This Weekend!

Relive the adventure of 1983's Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi all weekend long!
But I’m A Cheerleader
Animation

Party Like It’s 1999 – 2024

Return to one of the most memorable years in cinema with our Party Like It's 1999 series!
His Girl Friday
Comedy

Classic Movie Nights – 2023 – 2024

Join us for Classic Movie Nights, featuring five old Hollywood favorites throughout the rest of the year!