Posts Tagged ‘Austin Film Festival’

Austin Film Festival 2019 Review/Interview: THE DEVIL’S SON

By Liz Lopez Rating: A This year, as in the past, the Austin Film Festival offered many feature films, some of which have already opened theatrically at a national level and others pending distribution, or other stages of the film festival circuit. There are also many short films that were available and screened in different […]

Austin Film Festival 2019 Review: MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem, Motherless Brooklyn has acclaimed actor Edward Norton pulling triple duty as screenwriter, director, and lead. If one knows even just a little bit about the process of feature film production, then it is clear that […]

Austin Film Festival 2019 Review: HARRIET

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) On the opening night of the festival Austin Film Festival Executive Director Barbara Morgan talked about this year’s lineup of films and mentioned that there are several titles which could qualify as “Oscar bait.” I definitely have to applaud the programmers this year for assembling a […]

Austin Film Festival 2019 Review: THE KILLING OF KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN

By Liz Lopez Rating: A There is nothing to soften the blow of what happened to Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. in his own home almost eight years ago. The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain film does not spare any punches and it made me feel as if I was present and watching the real events and actions […]

Critica De Cine Para El Austin Film Festival 2019 Short: ERA YO

Por Liz Lopez Rating: B+ Andrea Casaseca ha escrito y dirigido el cortometraje de drama familiar, Era Yo (It’s Me, el titulo en ingles) y en los 11 minutos y 30 segundos que vi la película, no pude evitar querer saber más sobre la historia de esta familia. Los tres personajes principales se han desarrollado […]