Monthly Archives: March 2017
Monthly Archives: March 2017
“LeSeurdmin” is an Animated Comedy Feature Film, directed by Nicholas De Fina that will kick off the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017. If you’re a fan of cartoons for the adult audience, you are going to love this one. There are great laughs throughout, with creative personalities and situations. The trailer gives you a taste of what the film is about, but there is so much more. You have to be there to catch this one on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse – Mason Park at 2:30 PM. Tagline: “Peter LeSeurdmin has worked the same dead end job for years. After his girlfriend, Nicole, breaks up with him, he goes on full day bender and wakes the next day to find his life completely changed. Amidst trying to reclaim Nicole’s heart, he must contend with his transformation into a half man, half lizard, as well as attacks from a mysterious barbecue enthusiast.”
Another gut buster from Spain that had the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 judges cracking up. A little bit on the “adult content” side, actors Javier Chueca and Juanan Bilbao really deliver in this film. The only way to sell an awkward situation like this, is for the actors to truly “buy in” and they did. “Pajero (The Wanker)” is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason Park. Tagline: Juan has got a problem, or that is what he thinks.
“Mission Accomplished” Directed by Claus Martin, is a great short film that shows how quickly incompetence can go wrong, and get the wrong people hurt (even killed!). Even the toughest of gangsters can be the funniest of people, under the right circumstances. With great twists, Claus Martin does an excellent job bringing this story together. Catch this movie at the Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Tagline: “Two gangsters have completed their job. Now they are waiting for their boss. Everything seems fine. But suddenly the corpse is gone…”
“Maria Fernanda in Time” is a fun comedy film from Spain, which has a long history of screening great films over the years in the Houston comedy Film Festival. You’ll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Cast and Crew: Director Xavier Pijuan Executive Producer Carles Isern,
Starring Mercè Carrió & Pere Costa, Cinematography by Nerea
Masferrer, Production Designer Julia Cabeza, Production Manager Oriol
Viver, Assistant Director Àlex Altés, Sound Mixer Jan Martínez. Visit the “Maria Fernanda in time” official website. Tagline: “An overprotective mother produces an accident with terrible consequences in the space-time continuum in the scientific laboratory where his son works.”
“Instapocalypse” is a Microshort Comedy Film from Norway with stunning visuals and a great comedic pay-off. Director Martin Sofiedal captures the look and feel of popular horror film dramas with an excellent cinematic look. You’ll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Produced by Alexander Balchen, Starring Cecilie Svendsen, Patrick Finzi, Asborn Roen Halsten. Cinematography by Magnus Owe. Tagline: “Two friends find a working iPhone during the zombie apocalypse, but their longing to post pictures on Instagram soon turns them against each other.”
“Smooth Talk” Directed by , is a great film that illustrates the absurdity of some song lyrics. Even in an imaginary world, the words just translate to the real world. Jamal Douglas and Angie Dick to a great job delivering this film. You’ll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017.
“Philosurfers” directed by Monk Hooper, Philosurfers is a dialogue driven film conversation between two surfers, philosophically explaining their love for Steve Harvey. This film is totally off-beat, quirky and has some good laughs between these two actors with distinct personalities. It’s like Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure fused with the odd pointlessness of Beavis and Butthead. You gotta’ see it to believe it. Don’t miss this film as a part of a 4-hour independent film line-up on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Mason. Tagline: Philosurfers, Van & Milo, muse on the iconic Steve Harvey.