Steven Gonzalez

5 Articles


'El Mar La Mar' misses the mark

When you take on a project dealing with immigration, especially something as sensitive as the U.S.-Mexico border, one cannot discount how race plays into it. This was my biggest concern after viewing...


Changing representations of police in film

Institutions of power are being seen in a different narrative in film, with a specific focus on policing and capitalism versus the people. This critical lens of the capitalist state and its...

Arts & Culture

LUMA 2018


'The Three Amigos of Cinema'

Latin American directors are creating films that are receiving more recognition than ever. Guillermo del Toro won best picture and best director at the 90th Academy Awards for his film “The Shape...


Boy band champions inclusivity

After traveling for four hours and waiting two hours outside Irving Plaza in the cold, I finally got to see Brockhampton play live. Brockhampton (stylized as BROCKHAMPTON) is a hip-hop group and...