At the Movies-Decoding the Weather Machine

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the May 2018 Edition Documentary, Nova, PBS “Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree. It’ s the result of the weather machine itself our climate changing, becoming hotter and more erratic. In this […]

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At the Movies -The Greatest Showman

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the March 2018 Edition Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zack Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya Director: Michael Gracey The Greatest Showman is a musical drama inspired by the reputedly true story of P.T. Barnum, said to have given birth to the art of live show business. The movie’s theme song ‘This is […]

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Inaugural Charity Fundraiser is a Great Success!

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the February 2018 Edition On January 18, 2018, the local community, foreigners, expats and Mexican amigos came together and sold out the ballroom at the beautiful Tesoro resort hotel. The Joyful Hearts Founders Gala was a partnership of many volunteers who were given one month to plan and organize the event. […]

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At the Movies – Star Wars – The Last Jedi

By Suzanne A. Marshall the January 2018 Edition Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega Director: Rian Johnson “Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.” We […]

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At the Movies – Wonder (Extraordinario in Spanish)

 By Suzanne A. Marshall from the January 2018 Edition Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Julia Roberts, Izabela Vidovic, Mandy Patinkin Director: Stephen Chbosky “Based on the New York Times bestseller ‘Wonder’ tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream […]

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Hello, My Name is Doris (Netflix)

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the November 2017 Edition Starring: Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Tyne Daly Director: Michael Showalter “A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman to romantically pursue her younger co-worker.” It is highly unlikely that the general public will buy into the plotline of this movie. But hey, many have probably dreamed about it. […]

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Searching for Sugar Man

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the September 2016 Edition Featuring: Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar ’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore Director: Malik Bendjelloul “Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriquez.” This is the second time I’ve watched this wonderful film. It is […]

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