Archive for May 29th, 2018

SXSW 2018 Review: NUMBER 37

By Jan Hamilton As the story begins, a young black South African, Randall (Irshaad Ally) has just had to use a loan shark to purchase a supply of drugs he and his partner hope to sell and make a bunch of cash. The loan shark,  Emmie, (Danny Ross) is known to be treacherous and deadly.  We […]

SXSW 2018 Review: SADIE

By Jan Hamilton Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) seems like a normal kid, she lives in a trailer park with her mom, a nurse, while her dad is overseas in the army.  He writes to her every two weeks, but we learn he hasn’t communicated with the mom, Rae, (Melanie Lynskey) in three years. Sadie thinks everything […]

SXSW Film News: Audience Award Winner and Other Films at the Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018 in Dallas

By Liz Lopez          Source: OCFF, SXSW The 7th annual edition of the Oak Cliff Film Festival (OCFF) in Dallas, TX will be held from June 14 – 17, featuring twenty-five feature-length films, with ten of the films having their Texas premiere at this year’s festival. The festival also includes 40 short films, as well as […]

SXSW Film News: “Who We Are Now” Begins a Theatrical Release This Month

By Liz Lopez   Sources: Film Rise, SXSW, Fandango This past March, director/screenwriter Matthew Newton (“Three Blind Mice,” “From Nowhere”) had his film at the SXSW Film Festival, “Who We Are Now” in the Narrative Spotlight category (U.S. Premiere). In case you missed the film at the festival, the feature film has begun a theatrical release […]