25TH ANNIVERSARY REVIEW: SELENA (1997)

“Are they gonna love me, Mama?” “Yes, Mija, they're gonna love you.” 25 years ago today, Selena was released on the big screen, throughout the years bringing about a wider audience than those that knew her through their beloved Tejano music. In 1997, at the time, the tragedy of Selena’s murder was still fresh in … Continue reading 25TH ANNIVERSARY REVIEW: SELENA (1997)

SERIES REVIEW: SELENA – THE SERIES PT. 1

“When I think about being on stage — you on the base, and Suzette on the drums, nothing else matters.” “Como La Flor…” “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom…” There’s an immediate association that comes to mind when you hear these songs. No matter how small your knowledge is within the Tejano genre, there’s a good chance … Continue reading SERIES REVIEW: SELENA – THE SERIES PT. 1

2020 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: SNUBS, SURPISES, AND DISAPPOINTMENTS

The Academy Award nominations came out today to the usual groans and sighs. I understand that not all of our favorite films will garner an Oscar nomination, but it’s always a little disappointing when you finally see the finalized list. Thus, putting the nail in the coffin of our little films that could. Once again, … Continue reading 2020 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: SNUBS, SURPISES, AND DISAPPOINTMENTS