Fun but overstuffed, Muppets Most Wanted is the franchise at its zaniest.
Wes Anderson’s latest opus is a charming, delicious confection, showcasing a director at the height of his powers.
That sound of thunder you hear is hordes of pre-teen girls rushing out to see Theo James remove his shirt in the new film, based on the most recent best-selling young adult novel, Divergent.
The new documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me provides a revealing look into the life of the uncompromising and unparalleled stage veteran, now in her 89th year and still going strong.
After six days of film, a belly full of barbeque, and hair smelling of a certain substance that permeated downtown Austin, I am left with lasting memories from the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. I am not sure I agree with all of the Grand Jury winners, but I’ve always been an odd bird. Continue reading SXSW Recap: Day 6
Film festival programming is not an easy task; programmers try to spread the screenings out over the festival dates in order to have quality, or “buzzed about,” films playing throughout the week. Continue reading SXSW Review : HELLION
Because I had to spend my morning waiting on a press roundtable with actor Elijah Wood and director Nacho Vigalondo – terrible life, mine – to discuss their latest collaboration Open Windows, and, full disclosure, my tummy was rumbling for some good ol’ fashioned Austin barbecue, I only attended two events.
A day that began with a fizzle ended with a bang, as the SXSW train continued on a track to the revitalization of independent cinema. Day 4 brought varying degrees of disappointment and glee as we reached the midpoint of the festival.
As a filmmaker, I can attest to the fact that every film you make alters you; it changes the way you work, the evolution of your art, and you are never the same person at the premiere than you were when you began. Continue reading SXSW Review: BOYHOOD