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Review: The Book of Life

This past weekend, we went to see the newly released Book of Life. Yes, this is a mainstream movie with sound at a theatre. It happens sometimes! 447 more words


Spooky Ghost Stories to Give You Goosebumps

These eerie tales and unsolved mysteries are based on true stories that have been twisted by time into legends most terrifying. From a slit-mouthed spectral woman asking for praise from lone travelers (at the risk of getting slashed!) to the most famous haunted house in history, these stories are sure to delight as much as they frighten. 1,124 more words

College Life

Eva Longoria llevará leyendas mexicanas a la televisión

Parece que la actriz méxico-americana Eva Longoria está ya con el espíritu de Halloween en mente, ya que ha anunciado que llevará a la televisión una de las leyendas mexicanas que más miedo produce. 406 more words


Another Screenplay Win at Oaxaca

Even if “The Wailing Woman” hadn’t picked up another award at the Oaxaca International Film Fest Saturday night, I would have considered it a huge success for a different reason. 241 more words

Pitching and Focus Group Testing in Mexico

Pitching a La Llorona screenplay in the country where she was invented isn’t about explaining the classic Latin legend. What’s been the key is reminding them why the story scares absolutely everyone. 424 more words

Pitching La Llorona to the Press

It turns out I’m a better reporter than interviewee — at least when the questions are in Spanish. I’m afraid my Sandalista-days Spanish from back in my college years isn’t holding up too well, but I gave it a shot yesterday at the School of Fine Arts Venue at the… 287 more words

Where Is The Wailing Woman? In Oaxaca, por cierto

How perfect is it that I’m back in Oaxaca, at the 5th Annual International Film Festival, with a lanyard around my neck identifying me as “The Wailing Woman.” … 771 more words