Archive for October, 2018

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review/Interview: HALTER OFF

Jake Bulgarino and James Young present “Halter Off” Doc Short   By Liz Lopez The 25th Austin Film Festival (AFF) is well underway since this past Thursday and “Halter Off,” an all-new short documentary focused on the world of horse racing, is making its Texas Premiere at this year’s festival. Filmmaker Jake Bulgarino’s award-winning short documentary, […]

Review: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

By Renee’ C. Rating: 4 (Out of 5 Reels) A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert (IMDB). I have been a fan of Queen’s music since I was a kid and have seen documentaries about Freddy Mercury and Queen so I knew a lot about […]

Review: SILENCIO

Lorena Villarreal’s “Silencio” U.S. release in Austin Theaters October 26 By Liz Lopez Rating: B-/C Before I was offered the opportunity to view the film titled “Silencio,” I had not heard of an area in Mexico known as the “Zone of Silence” and that was rather interesting to find out it may be similar to […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: MID90S

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Adolescence has always been an awkward and messy time, and the 90s were no picnic either.  Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with this beautiful gem of a coming-of-age film, which covers life as a young teen during the last decade of the 20th century.  Hill’s […]

Review: BEAUTIFUL BOY

By Liz Lopez Rating: B “Beautiful Boy” is a terrifyingly real look at what addiction looks like in an intelligent, educated young man who seemingly has no reason to live that life. But he does. This drama is an adaptation of two memoirs by writer David Sheff and his son, Nic, who lived a very […]