Jesse Valencia

Film Review: The Force Awakens is a Tour de Force! (Spoiler-Free Review)

Jesse Valencia expresses his unbridled (and spoiler-free) excitement after seeing the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise, The Force Awakens.   Wow. Just wow. It’s difficult for me to describe exactly what happened to my mind as the words “Star Wars” exploded onto the screen, accompanied by John Williams’s all ... Read the full article
Jesse Valencia

Jesse Valencia is an actor, musician, writer, and filmmaker from Northern Arizona whose writing has appeared in Phoenix New Times, Flagstaff Live!, and The Big Smoke. He first appeared onscreen opposite Tom Sizemore in the indie crime drama Durant’s Never Closes, and is currently studying screenwriting at the David Lynch Graduate School for Cinematic Arts at the Maharishi University of Management. He plays music with the band, Gorky, who've put out the records The Gork…And How To Get It!, More Electric Music, and Mathemagician. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Literature from Northern Arizona University, is a veteran of the U.S. Army, and is currently at work on his first feature film.

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