Alfonso Espina
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Alfonso Espina

Alfonso Espina is a Toronto-based freelance writer and graduate of the Journalism program at Ryerson University. He has written for The Huffington Post, Tribute Magazine, Next Projection, Pop Wrapped, MuchMusic, Screen Invasion, Flicks And The City, and UpandComers.

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(All photos are courtesy of Falco Ink.) A handsome middle-aged man, dressed in the finest attire, emerges from the elevator doors and walks through the silent hall, fiddling the ring on his left hand finger.   Before stopping in front of the final room on his left, he gently kisses

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ten thousand saints
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Screen Invasion has an exclusive interview with TEN THOUSAND SAINTS writer/directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini.

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(All photos are courtesy of RADiUS-TWC.)   Far from human reach, Juno is now on its fourth year of travel in space. In honour of the toy’s role in its design, the NASA spacecraft carries three aluminum LEGO Minifigures, modeled after the scientist Galileo, the god Jupiter, and the goddess

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Screen Invasion has an exclusive interview with director/producter Daniel Petrie Jr. for Dawn Patrol, a Scott Eastwood-led indie thriller.

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(All photos courtesy of CAVU Pictures) Everyone goes through an awkward phase on the journey from the shallow kids’ pool to the deep end known as adulthood. But if you’re like Mica, a boy who smells like fish, it may take a little longer to brave new waters. That’s the

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Screen Invasion has an exclusive interview with Beyond The Lights writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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If the promotion for the final episode of Buffering season one is any clue, Buffies can expect an epic battle between good versus evil — superhero style. The question of who ends up victorious in this metafictional web series is something we’ll soon find out in a 50-minute showdown, three

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Screen Invasion has an exclusive interview with ‘True Detective’ star Michelle Monaghan, who spoke about her new film, FORT BLISS.

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Tyrant star Noah Silver explores the lonely and daunting gap between death and the afterlife in Carter Smith‘s sophomore feature Jamie Marks Is Dead. Based on Christopher Barzak‘s 2007 novel One For Sorrow, the film centers on the budding relationship between Adam McCormic (Cameron Monaghan), a track star with a

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You may know her as Dana Brody on the hit Showtime series Homeland, but Morgan Saylor is now going to show you a new side to her in Carter Smith‘s supernatural indie Jamie Marks Is Dead. Set against the backdrop of the discovery of a dead boy’s body, the film

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While on hiatus from playing one of six outrageous yet endearing Gallagher siblings on Showtime’s Shameless, rising star Cameron Monaghan teamed up with The Ruins director Carter Smith to tell a ghost story that is as much about life as it is death. Based on the 2007 coming-of-age novel One

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Whilst at a bookstore a few years ago, photographer-turned-filmmaker Carter Smith found a copy of the 2007 Christopher Barzak novel, One For Sorrow, a supernatural coming-of-age story that would serve as the inspiration behind The Ruins director’s sophomore feature, titled Jamie Marks Is Dead. Led by a trio of up-and-coming

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