Written by Taylor Baker Sam Jones has come out of the woodwork as a self-assured documentarian who lets his subject and the relationships that subject has had speak in a quality that his contemporaries rarely reach.… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Seriously Red
Written by Patrick Hao There are no universal truths in the world. But the closest thing to it is that everyone loves Dolly Parton. The country music star has built a feminist brand name for herself, an amusement park called … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022 | Wrap-Up w/ Taylor Baker, Taylor Beaumont, and Thomas Stoneham-Judge from ForReel
In this video, Taylor Baker, Taylor Beaumont, and Thomas Stoneham-Judge discuss their favorite titles of the 2022 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: A Lot of Nothing
Written by Maria Athayde Mo McRae makes an ambitious directorial debut feature in “A Lot of Nothing” but at times it does feel a little rushed. Some plot points have little to no follow-through like… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Soft & Quiet
Written by Patrick Hao “Soft & Quiet” is a post-Trump era film in all the worst ways. Premiering at SXSW for an eager audience that would cheer and snicker at the type of behavior on film, Beth de Araujo’s debut … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: I Love My Dad
Written by Alexander Reams Patton Oswalt’s humor has always bordered on nihilistic, that’s one of the biggest reasons that his humor has always resonated with me, it always seems hopeless but… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Deadstream
Written by Anna Harrison Shawn Ruddy (Joseph Winter) of “Deadstream” is clearly made in the mold of YouTubers and streamers like Paul: he does stupid things for views, and when those stupid things get other people hurt, he has to … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets
Written by Maria Athayde You can feel this irreverent energy on screen as you watch the documentary. The visual language of the film also adds to energy with the use of memes and casual communication to get their message across. … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Bad Axe
Written by Patrick Hao The film is David Siev’s attempt to capture his family during a time of crisis. Not only is the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the financial viability of the restaurant, but a growing resentment of the “other” threatens … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Slash/Back
Written by Anna Harrison The most famous (fame being a relative term here) face in “Slash/Back” dies within the first three minutes: Kristian Bruun, most known for his role as Donnie Hendrix in the television show “Orphan Black,” cracks a … Continue reading.