Posts Tagged ‘2018 Austin Film Festival’

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review: BOY ERASED

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Before Garrard Conley started his career as an acclaimed writer, he lived a rather simple life in Arkansas with his loving parents.  His parents have a traditional marriage with his mother working as a hairdresser and his father working as a car salesman while also serving […]

Austin Film Festival 2018: Interview: TEXAS COTTON

By Liz Lopez At last year’s Austin Film Festival (AFF) a short film entitled “Texas Cotton” featured actor George Hardy as a law enforcement officer. Hardy is not a full time actor and yet, he was willing and able to be the protagonist when the opportunity for the feature arose. Directed by Tyler Russell (“Dog […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review/Interview: ORIGINAL SIN (PECADO ORIGINAL)

By Liz Lopez Rating: B- “Original Sin” (“Pecado Original”) had its Texas premiere at the 25th Annual Austin Film Festival in competition in the Comedy Vanguard category. Director/Writer: Jean Lee presents her feature directorial debut, “Original Sin” (“Pecado Original”) and stars an international cast, including Maia Nikiphoroff, an up-and-coming star from Paraguay, alongside costars Alejandro […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review: EMPATHY, INC.

By Liz Lopez Rating: B Empathy Inc. screened as part of The Austin Film Festival at The Alamo Drafthouse Village on October 27th as it made a Texas Premiere. I am absolutely glad that I was able to catch the film in the theater to get the full experience of this Sci-Fi thriller. When the film […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review: CARE TO LAUGH

AARP Studios Presents “Care to Laugh” Documentary about Comedian Jesus Trejo By Liz Lopez Rating: A+ Comedian Jesus Trejo is born and raised in Long Beach, California and was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch in 2017. A regular at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, Trejo often appears on Comedy Central’s […]