Archive for the ‘SXSW’ Category

SXSW 2017 Review & Interview: THE BIG SICK

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) At this year’s festival, I enjoyed two comedies about inter-cultural relationships and their impact on familial relations.  The first is a truly delightful indie film titled Signature Move, while the other is the Festival Favorite Headliner The Big Sick.  Both films deal with Pakistani-Americans from Muslim […]

Spanish Review: BABY DRIVER

No se pierda la película del cineasta Edgar Wright, “Baby Driver” Por Liz López Rating: A+ Durante el Festival de cine del SXSW n Austin este marzo pasado, yo ví una variedad de películas, pero con toda seguridad digo que el largometraje, “Baby Driver” por el escritor/director Edgar Wright es mí cinta favorita. Me gusta […]


By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Filmmaker Eleanor Coppola has spent much of her life and career working behind the scenes with filmmaker family members Frances Ford Coppola (husband), Sofia Coppola (daughter), and Roman Coppola (son).  She has served as her family’s historian/documentarian capturing the process of making movies through both photographs […]

SXSW 2017 News: Feature and Documentary Films Head on to the Oak Cliff Film Festival

By Liz Lopez The Oak Cliff Film Festival (OCFF) recently announced the Features programming to be held at the historic Texas Theatre and venues around the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, TX from June 8th – 11th. Aside from the Texas premieres of David Lowery’s “A Ghost Story” and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “Endless Poetry”, I was […]


By Liz Lopez Rating: B-          “Paris Can Wait” was a spotlight in the Narrative Feature Screening Category of this year’s SXSW Film Festival where Director Eleanor Coppola attended the U. S. premiere of her narrative directorial and screenwriting debut. The best way to describe the film is a romance, with light doses of comedy and […]