DIFF 2017: “MAN IN THE CAMO JACKET”

I always look forward to watching the documentaries that are playing at the Dallas International film festival. Over the years, I have seen some pretty good ones. I especially enjoy the music based films. This brings me to a particular documentary that stood out to me at this year’s festival: Man in The Camo Jacket.… Continue reading DIFF 2017: “MAN IN THE CAMO JACKET”

DIFF 2017: “MUSTANG ISLAND” REVIEW

I always like discovering new comedies when it comes to movies, especially independent comedies. This past weekend I had a chance to see Mustang Island, a film by Director Craig Elrod. Mustang Island is part of the Texas competition in this year’s Dallas International Film Festival. Its also the feature film version of Craig’s short… Continue reading DIFF 2017: “MUSTANG ISLAND” REVIEW

DIFF 2017: “Bomb City” Review

I just recently got to see Bomb City, a film by Jamie Brooks, which is based on the true crime story of Brian Deneke. Deneke, a 19 year old Punk Rocker in Amarillo, TX, was hit and killed by a 17- year old jock, Dustin Camp, back in 1997. It was a controversial case, with… Continue reading DIFF 2017: “Bomb City” Review

DIFF 2017: First 11 films announced!

From March 30 – April 9  the Dallas International Film Festival returns and the first 11 films have been announced online! ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL A BAD IDEA GONE WRONG BOMB CITY Rami Malek in BUSTER’S MAL HEART 44 PAGES FRANTZ INTO THE WHO KNOWS! Charlie Hunnam & Tom Holland in THE LOST CITY OF Z THE… Continue reading DIFF 2017: First 11 films announced!

Bill Paxton: Actor, Filmmaker, Texan Legend

On February 25th the world lost not just a great actor, but a wonderful person all around. Bill Paxton passed away at the age of 61, still producing fantastic work and never stopping once. At the time of his passing he was working on the CBS cop drama TRAINING DAY, based on the film by… Continue reading Bill Paxton: Actor, Filmmaker, Texan Legend

Spaghettiman, the hero for hire!

Last week I had the chance to watch the film Spaghettiman by Heckbender, which had a special 2 day screening at the 2016 Dallas International Film Festival. This film tells the story of Clark, not Kent, (played by Ben Crutcher) who’s a slacker and lives with his best friend Dale (played by Winston Carter). Dale aspires to become… Continue reading Spaghettiman, the hero for hire!

Daylight’s End Review: Zombies, Gun play and Dallas HELL YEAH!

This past weekend, I got a chance to check out the world premiere of Daylight’s End at the 2016 Dallas International Film Festival. The theater room I was in at the Angelika Theater Center quickly filled up with audience members eagerly waiting to see a very much talked about action horror film that has been… Continue reading Daylight’s End Review: Zombies, Gun play and Dallas HELL YEAH!