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Leo Sopicki

Writer, photographer, graphic artist and technologist. I focus my creative efforts on celebrating the American virtues of self-reliance, individual initiative, volunteerism, tolerance and a healthy suspicion of power and authority.

ARFF Review: Opening Night with ‘A Chance of Snow’

ARFF

The Austin Revolution Film Festival (ARFF) kicked off the 2018 edition on September 18, with a chance of snow. No, it didn’t snow in Austin, but after a networking event and a series of mind-bending shorts, the filmmaker-heavy audience watched the feature, A Chance of Snow. ARFF has been honored …

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Movie Reviews: ‘Mile 22’ and ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’

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Two spy flicks, now in theaters, Mile 22 and The Spy Who Dumped Me, take different and visually modern approaches to this classic genre. Both were exciting. Both had totally different feels, and they revealed something about martial arts cinematography I had not noticed before. Bond, Nerd Bond Mile 22 stars …

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RTX Austin: Animation, Gaming, Comedy and More

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RTX (Rooster Teeth Experience) Austin brings together fans, filmmakers, celebrities, cosplayers, and more to enjoy the output from RoosterTeeth.com, a super successful online entertainment company. They bill the event, which took place August 3 to 5, as an “Animation, Gaming, and Comedy Experience”. That just scratches the surface. As I …

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RTX Panel: Writer’s Block Party

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Sunday, August 5, 4:30 pm. Surely, this writer focused panel at the very end of the Rooster Teeth Experience (RTX) Austin 2018 wouldn’t be crowded. Wrong. To my amazement, even the writers for online entertainment hub Roster Teeth have fans who packed the extra-large meeting room at the Austin Convention …

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