Today on Blogcritics
Home » Author Archives: Kurt Gardner

Author Archives: Kurt Gardner

Writer, critic and marketing expert whose passion for odd culture knows no bounds.

San Antonio Film Festival Movie Reviews: Short Films (Part One)

Mother's Day

Up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world get a chance to shine in the short film category at the San Antonio Film Festival. Read More »

Movie Review: Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

southpaw movie

Another startling physical transformation from star Jake Gyllenhaal is not enough to save this risibly clichéd slugfest. Read More »

Previewing San Antonio Film Festival 2015: Director David Zucker, Actor Sean Young, Stuntman Corey Eubanks and More

film_festival_hero2-910x500

Writer/director David Zucker, actor Sean Young and stuntman Corey Eubanks are scheduled to appear at the 21st edition of the ever-expanding San Antonio, Texas Film Festival. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Water By the Spoonful’ by Quiara Alegría Hudes at the Cellar Theater

Gypsy Pantoja in “Water by the Spoonful"

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner comes to San Antonio's Cellar Theater in a well-mounted production. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Mary Poppins Woodlawn Theatre

The Deco District's flagship theater takes on a Broadway behemoth, and the result is practically perfect in every way. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Timeheart’ and ‘Nerd Anarchy’

'Nerd Anarchy'

Two nerdy musical fantasies make their debuts at this year's Hollywood Fringe, with one being far more successful than the other. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Theater Reviews: ‘What Be G*d is Blessing’ and ‘The Legend of Bobby Darin’

Cliff Todd in 'The Legend of Bobby Darin'

Two different one-man shows covering two completely different topics have something in common: excellence in performance and craftsmanship. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Theater Review: ‘The Poe Show,’ ‘Stupid Songs,’ and ‘The Halfwits’ Last Hurrah’

Brendan Hunt in 'The Poe Show'

A late night talk show hosted by America’s most depressed author, a musical spoof and a clown-centric variety hour are some of the bright comedy highlights at this year’s Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Review: ‘Sin: A Pop Opera’ and ‘Annabella’

Annabella

A modern "Faust" and a musical fairy tale fail to live up to their full potential in their Fringe debuts. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: Penny Pollak’s ‘No Traveler’ and John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Danny and the Deep Blue Sea’

Penny Pollak in 'No Traveler'

An exciting avant-garde performance piece and an interesting reinterpretation of a modern classic are both making their West Coast debuts at this year's Fringe. Read More »