• Amongst Art and Elation, Cinequest Turns Focus Towards Those Involved in Homelessness Relief  

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Recently I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview from some of the people responsible for turning Downtown San Jose, and now some of Redwood City, into a popular and down to earth film mecca for about two weeks in March. Along with the...
  • Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival Latinx Film Lineup

    FANDANGO AT THE WALL WORLD PREMIERE; COUNTRY: UNITED STATES Showtimes: SAT 3/14 1:30PM HAMMER THEATRE Showtimes: Follow the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra to the remotest regions of Veracruz, Mexico, where they jam with the masters of son jarocho, a 300-year-old musical tradition. A captivating new experience, executive produced by...
  • Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival 2020

    In the short film “Tingle Monsters”, a seemingly popular ASMR vlogger (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) has begun a livestream in her new home after moving for undisclosed reasons. A chat box is visible alongside the livestream where we can see the interactions and random content that internet livestreams are...
  • CINEQUEST 2020

    The story and legacy of Cinequest is bringing together the Silicon Valley’s technologies and spirit of innovation with the arts to empower great creations—and connecting audiences, youth, artists, and innovators with these creations and with each other, improving our lives and our future....
  • Pixar’s new film tackles uncertainty and growth through a fantasy adventure

    Onward, Pixar’s newest film has embarked the animation studio further than their other films have gone before. We’ve gone into the human brain, seen the environments of prehistoric past, and vast space future. And to think, it started all with simply looking at the small-scale world of toys and...
  • Reseña “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

    Arturo Hilario El observador Los soles binarios de Tatooine se han puesto, y finalmente hay un final para la saga de una galaxia muy, muy lejana. Star Wars, la serie de ciencia ficción que ha cautivado a los cinéfilos y la cultura pop desde 1977, lanzó su novena y...
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Arturo Hilario El Observador The binary suns of Tatooine have set, and there is finally an ending to the saga from a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars, the Sci-fi series that has captivated filmgoers and pop culture since 1977, released its ninth, and presumably final story revolving the...
  • Q&A: Yvette Monreal and the curious case of a caring Rambo

    Arturo Hilario El Observador A thriving action franchise was started with “First Blood” in 1982, and since then Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo character has traveled the world dispensing justice and revenge. Now, 2019 brings “Rambo: Last Blood”, following the PTSD stricken Vietnam veteran as he must once again take...
  • Toy Adventures, Human Scale Stories: A Look Into “Toy Story 4”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Just shy of a quarter of a century ago an animated film told the story of children’s toys that had the ability to think, interact with the world, and most importantly, feel. That is the tale of “Toy Story”. After its revolutionary animated beginnings in...

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