About Juan Barquin

Juan Barquin is a programmer for Flaming Classics and a film critic whose work has appeared in the Miami Herald, Miami New Times, LA Weekly, and Flavorwire, among other publications. He is the co-editor of the site, Dim the House Lights, and has discussed film at a number of festivals and art cinemas in South Florida. He aspires to be Bridget Jones and loves genre flicks, queer cinema, Sondheim musicals, and talking about Todd Haynes’ Carol.
18 11, 2019

GEMS Hit MARRIAGE STORY Returns

By |2019-11-22T10:03:11-05:00November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In his musical Company, Sondheim offered the world a musical about the highs and lows of marriage and singledom. As the cavalcade of couples featured in “The Little Things You Do Together” sing, “It’s the little ways you try together, cry together, lie together, that make perfect relationships,” so it’s only appropriate that Noah [...]

23 09, 2019

MONOS Opens This Week at Tower Theater Miami

By |2019-09-26T10:58:24-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Features, FILM SPOTLIGHT|0 Comments

“I wanted to shape the film like a fever dream, that Buñuelian idea of dreaming while you're awake,” director Alejandro Landes said about his latest feature, Monos, opening at Tower Theater Miami on September 26th. And a fever dream of epic proportions is what he delivers, taking inspiration not simply from Luis Buñuel, but from [...]