Archive for May 4th, 2018

SXSW and Starz News: Vida to Air on Starz Sunday, May 6th

By Liz Lopez Source: Starz, SXSW   During The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals in March, I was able to attend the some of the productions offered under the Episodic category of films and other works. Under the Episodic work, SXSW describes it as “Featuring innovative new work aimed squarely at the small screen, Episodic […]

Review: TULLY

By Mark Saldana By 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) With Juno, director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody tackle the complicated issues surrounding teen pregnancy.  With Young Adult, the dynamic filmmaking duo takes on the problem of arrested development during what should be a woman’s first real mature years–her thirties.  Reitman and Cody are back […]

Review/Interview: BAD SAMARITAN

Dean Devlin’s Second Feature “Bad Samaritan” Stars David Tennant and Carlito Olivero   By Liz Lopez Rating: B-/C+ “Bad Samaritan” is a somewhat enjoyable thriller written by Brandon Boyce (“Apt Pupil,” “Wicker Park”) and is the second feature film directed by writer/actor/producer Dean Devlin (“Geostorm,” “Independence Day: Resurgence,” “Independence Day,” “Godzilla” 1998, “Stargate”). Boyce’s script […]

Review: TULLY

Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody’s “Tully” Stars Charlize Theron in the Unforgettable Aspects of Motherhood   By Liz Lopez Rating: B The beautiful and glamorous Charlize Theron stars as Marlo in the new feature film “Tully,” from director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody. This third collaboration between them provides a very realistic story of […]

Cine Las Americas 2018 Review: EL ULTIMO TRAJE (THE LAST SUIT)

By Mark Saldana Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Austin’s Cine Las Americas International Film Festival has arrived once again and the twenty-one year-old fest kicked off their five day event with an opening night film from the Spanish speaking country of Argentina.  A Spanish and Argentinean co-production, El Ultimo Traje (The Last Suit) handles […]