Tag: Film Festival

Poppy Jasper International Film Festival Award Winners

The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival began April 7 and wraps up this week. This year’s event featured 205 different films from 38 countries. I had the chance to screen 147 of those films, finding some beautiful and interesting stories. As the festival wraps up, PJIFF presented Jury Awards—where each of the Festival jurors picked … Continue reading Poppy Jasper International Film Festival Award Winners

SXSW Film Festival: ‘Women is Losers’ Review

Women is Losers: Directed by Lissette Feliciano SYNOPSIS: In 1960s San Francisco, bright and talented catholic school girl Celina Guerrera survives a difficult home life by following the rules. That is until an indiscretion creates a series of devastating consequences. As Celina faces the compounded obstacles of being young and alone, she sets out to … Continue reading SXSW Film Festival: ‘Women is Losers’ Review

2020 Best Supporting Actor

2020 Best Supporting Actor

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021 … Continue reading 2020 Best Supporting Actor

2020 Most Disappointing Films

2020 Most Disappointing Films

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021 … Continue reading 2020 Most Disappointing Films

Sound of Metal Review

Sound of Metal Review

“A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.“ I had the opportunity to check out Sound of Metal during AFI Fest, and it was one of my favorite films from the festival. It was a film that stuck with me from the time the credits rolled as Riz … Continue reading Sound of Metal Review