Hooked on feelings: Andrew Haigh lets intuition, inner life lead in ‘LEAN ON PETE’

April 21st, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor AUSTIN — You want to engage a movie’s story. You want to feel for its characters and, at the end of it all, say it was a rewarding journey. But when a movie hits so close to home and is so devastating, how can someone muster up the courage to leave behind his or her own sufferings to endure another’s? Isn’t the idea to escape our lives when watching a movie? Well, not always. In the case of Andrew Haigh’s ...


Movie Review: ‘SUPER TROOPERS 2’ lights up twice the jokes and fun

April 20th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic SUPER TROOPERS 2 Rated R, 100 mintues. Director: Jay Chandrasekhar Cast: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske, Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Brian Cox, Marisa Coughlan, Seann William Scott, Damon Wayans Jr. and Lynda Carter When SUPER TROOPERS burst on the scene in 2001, it did well in terms of gross over budget in its theatrical run. Once it hit home video, word-of-mouth spread about the ...


Filmmaker Deon Taylor shapes suspense & social issues into one in ‘TRAFFIK’

April 18th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Writer-director-producer Deon Taylor is no stranger to taking audiences on a thought-provoking journey with his films. From SUPREMACY, to MEET THE BLACKS, each film turns a spotlight on a societal issue whilst also delivering an entertaining narrative. In his latest, TRAFFIK, investigative journalist Brea (Paula Patton) is on what should be the perfect weekend getaway with her boyfriend John (Omar Epps) when she stumbles upon ...