Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta analyzes five films directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune.
Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy analyzes the neon-soaked realism and kinetic rush of Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time.
Frida writing team member Josh Green discusses James Cameron’s action-packed 1986 blockbuster Aliens in anticipation of it playing next weekend.
Frida writing team member Mick Nguyen compares and contrasts the relationships in Michael Mann’s Collateral and Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth.
In the spirit of our Michael Mannuary series, Frida writing team member Anthony McKelroy takes a look at 12 heist movies across film history.
In this installment of Haven’t Seen, Frida writing team member Josh Green shares his initial impressions of Michael Mann’s Heat.
This Friday, January, 29th, in collaboration with Ghost Party, The Frida Cinema will be celebrating the Life of Bruce Lee with a Fiftieth Anniversary double-feature of two of his finest screen performances: Fists Of Fury (1971), and Bruce’s directorial debut The Way Of The Dragon (1972).
Where do I even start? This is probably the only question one can ask when they have just watched Batman Returns for the first time only two hours ago, and it’s gradually becoming more difficult to imagine returning to the version of myself who had somehow spent 24 years unaware of the operatic, relentlessly Gothic, kink-laden masterwork that Tim Burton dove headfirst into creating.
The second installment of Tim Burton’s Batman franchise, Batman Returns is interesting for a number of reasons. It really feels like a Burton movie, with the director’s affinity for Christmas on full display.
As we prepare for the opening of Marie Losier’s documentary Cassandro, the Exotico, we look back at the history of lucha cinema on the silver screen.
While the month of June and Father’s Day have been when we celebrate dads and their contributions to our lives with ties and tool sets and macaroni art, film has been celebrating fathers since its earliest beginnings. No matter what kind of dad you have, cinema has some time-honored tropes it uses to portray them. Check out the 15 fathers you’ll meet at the movies and their best representations.
This month, The Frida Cinema celebrates THE quintessential action star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has brought us classic action, family, comedy.
Five jams to get you movin’ and groovin’ from films screening The Frida this June!
Actor/producer/writer Carlos Gallardo – the original star of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’ landmark independent film El Mariachi (as well as that film’s co-producer), and co-star and co-producer of Rodriguez’ 1995 action-packed follow-up Desperado – joins us in person Sunday, May 5th at 8pm with Desperado!
They might remember an unassuming, polite old man on a talk show or a familiar voice from an animated movie. They might think of him as a novel vestige of the past, who faded out of obscurity and will soon pass back into it… but that would be a mistake.