Walter Pierce

Local sci-fi flick gets rave reviews

by Walter Pierce

Patrons at a recent Grand Theater premiere of the locally produced science-fiction movie Lunopolis gave the film high marks for its creativity. “The movie was great,” said one viewer following the premiere, “it really makes you question your entire belief system.” The movie folds virtually every conspiracy theory — about UFOs, the Illuminati, paranormal phenomena — into a fast-paced thriller.

Lunopolis was written and directed by Lafayette filmmaker Matthew Avant and produced by Hal Maynor, who together formed Media Savant Productions; the two also have roles in the movie. “We can’t wait to get the film circulating the festivals for 2010, and the wheels are already turning,” said Avant.