Written by Taylor Baker Horowitz’s debut feature is sadly dated and one-note. This is a shame because there is a level of sincerity and earnestness apparent in his work, he wants to give the audience an… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: This Much I Know To Be True
Written by Alexander Reams Nick Cave has long been a spiritual musician, not in a religious way, but more in the way his voice contorts and the instrumentation he uses. Specifically in his forays into film scoring. My favorite… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: The Lost City
Written by Anna Harrison Stop me if you’ve heard this before: a romance novelist somehow gets caught up in a nefarious plot in a tropical location, an attractive man gets dispatched to rescue her, and the two fall in love … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Fire of Love
Written by Anna Harrison "The word “soulmate” gets thrown around a lot, but by adulthood, most people realize that while love exists, soulmates don’t. Then something like Sara Dosa’s “Fire of Love” comes around"… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Facing Nolan
Written by Alexander Reams Nolan Ryan. Historically one of the greatest pitchers of all time, he not only captured the hearts of fans, but also the fear of his opponents. The iconic pitcher is the subject of director Bradley Jackson’s … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Linoleum
Written by Anna Harrison “Linoleum” has a perfectly mundane setup: Cameron (Jim Gaffigan) is going through a midlife crisis, the kind that we’ve seen played out on screen countless times before. Only when a car falls out of the sky … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: To Leslie
Written by Taylor Baker Michael Morris’ “To Leslie'' presents the journey of a washed-up alcoholic named Leslie (Andrea Riseborough) who after winning the lottery blows her cash, abandons her child, and eeks out a meager existence going bottle to bottle … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Pirates
Written by Alexander Reams There are those nights, nights that you remember with your friends, that live in the halls of glory in your mind. For many people, celebrating the millennium was one of those nights, the fear of Y2K … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Written by Patrick Hao The only thing hotter than the multiverse right now in American cinema is generational trauma, especially in narratives about the Asian diaspora. The Daniels, the filmmaking duo of Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert making their second … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Sissy
Written by Jeff Sparks "Sissy" is bogged down by common cliches you expect from indie thrillers such as unbelievable scenes, lack of continuity on where events take place, and of course the infamous scenes of victims not running away when … Continue reading.