Posts Tagged ‘La Soga’

La Soga Now Available on DVD & On Demand

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The one word to describe La Soga is visceral. From the opening scenes of familiar Dominican life with the pulsating Palo music in the background, La Soga grabs you by the collar and doesn’t let you go until the closing credits. This movie will make you laugh, it will make you [...]


TIME OUT NY SPOTLIGHTS THE HEIGHTS

BY Led Black I have to give it up to Time Out NY, not for just highlighting the ‘hood but for doing it right. They talked to the right people, talked about the right places and painted an accurate picture of the Washington Heights of today. Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz waxed eloquent on [...]


DEAR SUMMER – THE UC BIDS FAREWELL TO A SEASON TO REMEMBER

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This has been our first summer as the Uptown Collective (UC) and what a summer it has been. Therefore, on the cusp of fall, it is only fitting that we take a look back at the summer that was. We hit up all the great Uptown restaurants, parks, businesses, happenings and [...]


LA SOGA – THE REVIEW

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The one word to describe La Soga is visceral. From the opening scenes of familiar Dominican life with the pulsating Palo music in the background, La Soga grabs you by the collar and doesn’t let you go until the closing credits. This movie will make you laugh, it will make you [...]


La Soga – The Premiere

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The stars came out last night for the premiere of La Soga held at the Regal Union Square. This is, without a doubt, a must-see film. Shot in the DR and in the Heights, the movie kept me at the edge of my seat throughout. Check out the full review: Here.The [...]


LA SOGA HITS THEATERS NEXT FRIDAY AUGUST 13TH

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The NY Daily News has a cool interview with our boy and friend to the UC, Manny Perez, about his forthcoming movie La Soga (in theatres August 13th), his family and his love for Washington Heights and Inwood. It is imperative that we come out in droves to support this movie [...]


BREAKING NEWS – 7-57, MARKEDIA NAB RIGHTS TO LA SOGA

Variety is reporting that “7-57 Releasing and Markedia Worldwide have acquired worldwide sales and U.S. distribution rights for Dominican action thriller La Soga.” Friend to the UC, Manny Perez, wrote the movie, produced it and acted in it. The movie will be released in the Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico on August 12th and will [...]


MANNY PEREZ TALKS SHOP AT YALE

Our brother, close associate and fellow Uptown resident Manny Perez took a trek up to Yale to take part in Yale’s Caribbean Week.  Manny gave a talk that was co-sponsored by the Dominican Student Association (QuisqueYalies) and discusses his experiences in Hollywood as well as the current state of Dominican cinema.  The audience was also [...]

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