Alex A. Kecskes has written hundreds of film reviews and celebrity interviews for a wide variety of online and print outlets. He has covered red carpet premieres and Comic-Con events for major films and independent releases.
Francesca Eastwood stars in M.F.A, the new critically acclaimed thriller that addresses sexual violence on campus. Nominated for the Grand Jury Award at the 2017 SXSW Festival, M.F.A. tells a gripping story of a young woman forced to protect herself after being sexually assaulted by a fellow classmate. I spoke with Francesca; the film’s director, Natalia Leite;READ MORE
As a Marine sergeant returning home after her third tour in Afghanistan, Kate Nowlin delivers a virtuoso performance in “Blood Stripe.” Unable to sleep, wracked by paranoia and anxiety, Nowlin’s Sergeant reveals the ongoing struggle many veterans face adjusting to civilian life after serving in combat overseas. Shot on a shoestring budget in just 16 days,READ MORE
Known for Jimmy Olsen in “Superman Returns,” Josh Levison in “Being Human” and Eric in “Fanboys,” Sam Huntington is among the busiest actors in Hollywood. In “Second Nature,” Huntington is Bret Johnson, a guy who runs for mayor against Amanda Maxwell (Collette Wolfe) when the world around them magically redefines their gender roles. Thank youREAD MORE
Helmed and co-written by Remy Auberjonois, Blood Stripe adroitly addresses the long-neglected topic of returning female combat vets. In the lead is co-writer Kate Nowlin, whose virtuoso performance zeroes in on the internal tumult a Marine Sergeant wrestles with after serving three tours in Afghanistan. Uncovering the scab of PTSD isn’t new, but theREAD MORE