Angel Cruz is a writer and boy band scholar. You can also find her at Book Riot for endless discussion and flailing over all things literature. Ice cream, Broadway musicals, and Arashi are her lifeblood.
The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro (director and writer), Vanessa Taylor (writer), Dan Laustsen (cinematographer), Sidney Wolinsky (editor) Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins (cast) September 1, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), August 31, 2017 (Venice International Film Festival) An invitation lies at the heart of Guillermo del Toro’s newestREAD MORE
New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei Edited by Jeff Yang and Keith Chow SI Universe Media, LLC August 2017 Growing up with only a very casual knowledge of Star Trek, I did not know who George Takei was until around a decade ago. Certainly, I had seen his face, passing TV sets, and hadREAD MORE
Eliza and Her Monsters Francesca Zappia HarperCollins May 30, 2017 I’ve not made a secret of my hesitation when it comes to books about fandom. More often than not, they’ve been hit or miss for me. When they’re a hit, they’re a real hit. And when they miss? I’d rather just avoid talking about them.READ MORE
Town in a Lake (Matangtubig) Director: Jet Leyco Cast: Amante Pulido, Dylan Talon, Miles Kanapi North American premiere: July 6, 2017 We meet Matangtubig in the darkness, shadows swallowing up what little light peeks through the windows of a moving car. Inside the car, two schoolgirls cower beside each other, bookended by two imposing men in darkREAD MORE