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Review: I FEEL PRETTY

By Liz Lopez Rating: C+ The crisis of confidence is real for so many people – men and women – and it can happen at any age, but more and more it seems to effect the young population of females growing up in today’s society. The new feature film, “I Feel Pretty,” by the writing/directing […]

SXSW 2018 Review: LEAN ON PETE

Charlie Plummer Stands Out in “Lean on Pete” Opening in Austin   By Liz Lopez Rating: B Based on the novel of the same name by Willy Vlautin, “Lean on Pete” is based on the adapted screenplay by British director Andrew Haigh (“45 Years”). The story is a sad one, but very real as it […]

Review: I FEEL PRETTY

By Renee’ C. Rating: 3 (Out of 5 Reels) A woman, Renee (Amy Schumer) struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed (IMDB)? I admire Schumer’s […]

SXSW 2018 Review: FINAL PORTRAIT

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Stanley Tucci’s fifth feature film as a writer/director details writer James Lord’s experiences in Paris as a model for artist Alberto Giacometti’s last painting.  Based on Lord’s memoir, “A Giacometti Portrait,” Tucci offers a mildly entertaining and interesting glimpse of an artist at work and the […]

Review: SUPER TROOPERS 2

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Though the film has a thin plot, the 2001 cult comedy classic Super Troopers does deliver lots of laughs, thanks to the wild and raucous comedy of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe.  Well, it has taken the comedy group a lengthy seventeen years for them to get […]