Lowriders: staying in your lane for another decade

Lowriding is in the news again, thanks to a new film about the cars and culture, which has the unbelievably dull title, “Lowriders.” Still, the film is seeing its fair share of national press and interestingly enough, because the film is being reviewed, the word “Chicano” is also part of the discussion, though not by […]

Rethinking ‘Peggy Sue Got Married’

*Editor’s note: I originally wrote this on Tumblr but never published it. It stayed in my drafts for years. I have since consequently deleted my Tumblr account. I also talked about this film on a podcast I did in 2013. If you’re interested in listening to that podcast you can find it here.  Also, I realize […]

Review: It Follows (2014)

“Childhood is over the moment you know you’re going to die.” – Top Dollar, The Crow (1994) “Nothing gold can stay.” – Johnny, The Outsiders (1983) These two quotes came to mind after watching It Follows (2014), directed by David Robert Mitchell. They didn’t come to mind immediately after watching the movie but in doing […]