Archive for April 6th, 2018

Review: FOXTROT

Samuel Maoz’s Award Winning film “Foxtrot” Is Memorable with Distinctive Filmmaking   By Liz Lopez Rating: A Director/writer Samuel Maoz (“Lebanon,” 2009) returned last year to creating a feature film, “Foxtrot,” that takes the viewer on so many emotional rides, it may leave someone breathless by the end. This drama from Israel won the Grand […]

Austin Film Festival 2017 Review: CHAPPAQUIDDICK

Austin Film Festival’s Closing Night Film “Chappaquiddick” Arrives in Theaters Now   By Liz Lopez Rating; B+ Before anyone decides to avoid viewing the new feature film, “Chappaquiddick,” please stop and reconsider. There might be varied reasons individuals may choose to dismiss it; because it is about politics, or it is just another story about […]

SXSW 2018 Review: BLOCKERS

By Liz Lopez                                              Rating: B- This year’s SXSW Film Festival offered several films in the Headliners category to choose from and this includes “Blockers” from Universal Pictures, the highly anticipated comedy featuring both […]

SXSW 2018 Review: A QUIET PLACE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) John Krasinsky is probably best known as Jim Halpert in The Office, but has dabbled in directing feature films as well.  So far, Krasinsky has directed two indie comedy/dramas (Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, The Hollars), both of which have received little attention and have left […]

SXSW 2018 Review: BLOCKERS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Since the 1970s, precocious teen boys and horny men have dominated cinema with their wild, raunchy and funny tales of sexual pursuits.  Now that the human race has entered 2018, it is about time that women had a voice in this type of cinema.  Well this […]