Posts Tagged ‘2018 Austin Film Festival’

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 […]

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, […]