Archive for the ‘SXSW’ Category

SXSW 2019 Review: ADOPT A HIGHWAY

By Jan Hamilton Synopsis Source: SXSW Participants After being released from prison following a twenty year sentence for a minor offense, an ex-con must learn to navigate the modern world while coming to terms with his own life which has moved on – all while caring for the abandoned baby he finds in a dumpster. […]

SXSW 2019 Review: BOYZ IN THE WOOD

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Every year, SXSW usually has a wonderful assortment of great comedies, and this year was no exception. From the UK, comes this delightful, hilarious and biting comedy that pulls no punches and beautifully wallows in absurdity. A group of delinquents decide to participate in a special […]

SXSW 2019 Review: TONE-DEAF

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Though generational divisions have always existed, they feel much more obvious and in public in today’s political climate. This SXSW treat of a comedy/horror flick lampoons both sides of the modern generational/political wall. Amanda Crew stars as Olive, a recently unemployed millennial who is lost and […]

SXSW 2019 Review: PINK WALL

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) One of my favorite films at SXSW this year is this intimate glimpse into the life of a romatic relationship. Writer/director Tom Cullen tells the story of Jenna (Tatiana Massey) and Leon (Jay Duplass) through six different scenes, detailing six key moments in their relationship. From […]

SXSW 2019 Review: ALICE

By Jan Hamilton Synopsis Source: SXSW Participants After discovering that her husband’s addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn into the world of high-end prostitution as a means of caring for herself and her child. Alice (Emilie Piponnier), her husband Francois ( Martin Swabey), and her son Jules are the […]