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
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SXSW Review : HELLION
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
SXSW Recap: Day 5
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.
SXSW Recap: Day 4
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.
SXSW Recap: Day 3
Possibly because my day started off with such a bang (more on that HERE), Day 3 spiraled into an unfulfilled, middling viewing of films that I probably won’t remember when I leave here.
SXSW Review: BOYHOOD
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
SXSW Recap: Day 2
Nothing like waking up before the sun, standing in long lines, and getting soaked by the rain to remind you of your love for cinema. Ethan Hawke refused to walk the red carpet due to rain and temperature plunges, but I braved the wet and cold to bring you coverage from DAY 2 of SXSW2014. Continue reading SXSW Recap: Day 2
SXSW Review: CHEF
In all my years covering SXSW, I can honestly say I’ve never seen a more appropriate film to open the festival than Jon Favreau’s Chef. Continue reading SXSW Review: CHEF