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Hector A. Gonzalez

I’m a Puerto Rican freelance writer and film critic and a member of OFTA, PIFC, and GFCA. I got raised watching horror films like Nightmare on Elm Street, Evil Dead, Carrie, Alien, amongst others, and ever since then, I have been in love with the genre (hence David Cronenberg being one of my favorite directors, and Julia Ducournau’s Raw is my favorite film of all time).”

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Virus: 32 (Review): Fragmented “Zombie” Thriller

Although Virus: 32 has some engaging horror sequences and a nice performance by Paula Silva, it doesn’t live up to its full potential.

Choose or Die: Film Review

Choose or Die has some interesting concepts about shifting realities and some 80s nostalgia, but it never succumbs to its true potential due to an unsightly approach by director Toby Meakins.

Inland Empire Review: Inside David Lynch’s Mind

Janus Films presents a newly remastered version of David Lynch ’s most experimental and hallucinatory work, Inland Empire – a story about a “woman in trouble”. 

Death Game: Film Review

Newly restored by Grindhouse Releasing, exploitation cinema gem Death Game (aka. The Seducers) is a provocative yet entertaining home invasion nail-biter.

Aline (Film Review): Anomalous Céline Dion Tribute

Aline is a biopic freely inspired by the life of Celine Dion that’s, in most cases, on the brink of becoming an intentional farce.

Morbius (Film Review): World Building Gone Wrong

After multiple delays, Morbius, the “highly anticipated” new entry into Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, arrives with some of the worst world-building we have seen in a long time. 

Gagarine (2022) Film Review

Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh’s feature debut, Gagarine, is a beautifully told story about shattered dreams with magical realism attached to it.

Olivia Rodrigo: Driving Home 2 U (A Sour Film) Review

Olivia Rodrigo: Driving Home 2 U (A Sour Film) goes through the writing process of the triple-platinum record while intertwining it with lovely live performances.

Umma Review: The Horrors of Generational Trauma

Umma is a tale of past generational trauma that is unfortunately bogged down by half-baked set pieces and horror clichés.

Moon, 66 Questions (Film Review): A Delicate Look at Two Estranged Souls

Jacqueline Lentzou’s directorial debut, Moon, 66 Questions, is a delicate revaluation of two lost souls, in this case, an estranged father and daughter.