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Movie Review: ‘Tom at the Farm’ Is a Haunting, Homoerotic Hitchcock Homage

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Xavier Dolan's psychosexual thriller from 2013 finally receives a U.S. release, and it was worth the wait. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘I-Lived’ from ‘Maniac’ Director Franck Khalfoun

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This is been there, seen that, of the highest order. Read More »

San Antonio Film Festival Wrap-Up: An Interview with the ‘Moments of Clarity’ Team

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Co-writer and star Kristin Wallace, director Stev Elam and producer David J. Phillips talk about the production of their new indie comedy, 'Moments of Clarity.' Read More »

Movie Review: Asif Kapadia’s ‘Amy’ – Heartbreaking and Compelling Self-portrait

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Asif Kapadia’s documentary on late British singer Amy Winehouse is undoubtedly, as many have described, a heartbreaking film. But most importantly, it’s a film that brings Amy back, if only for a while, to let us hear her story in her own words. Read More »

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

'Tobacco Burn'

Of the dozens of shorts screened at this year's San Antonio Film Festival, some really stood out in terms of execution, creative vision, and dramatic heft. Read More »

San Antonio Film Festival Movie Review: ‘The Doo Dah Man’ Directed by Claude Green

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Shot mostly in Austin, 'The Doo Dah Man' centers on a silver-tongued prison escapee and and a young man trying to escape his unhappy home who form an unlikely alliance on the byways of Texas. Read More »

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

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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: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

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What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing? Read More »

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

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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 »

Movie Review: ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’ With Billy Crudup and Ezra Miller

Billy Crudup, 'The Stanford Prison Experiment'

What would you do if you were given authority over others and no one was monitoring your actions? Would you apply the golden rule? Of course you would, unless you had a hidden axe to grind and more power than you ever imagined you could have. Such is the case when a simulated prison experiment becomes a runaway train and no one seems to be at the controls which happened at Stanford University in 1971. Read More »