SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Krisha

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After winning both the Grand Jury Award and the Audience Award for Narrative Feature competition, Krisha showed as one of the final screenings for SXSW. Director Trey Edward Shults mentioned that the premiere did not even have a full house, but hundreds came out to see this acclaimed film in its later screenings. Krisha […]

SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Raiders!

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Raiders of the Lost Ark came out in 1981 and affected many people across the country as they fell in love with Indiana Jones. Perhaps none were influenced as much as Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb who spent every break and summer vacation recreating the film shot for shot, with Chris in […]

SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

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When Steve Jobs died in 2011, people from across the globe flocked to honor him. Many placed flowers by his photo or held candle lit vigils using iPads, and just about every news outlet covered his passing. However, to those who knew him best, Jobs was considered cruel, heartless and unkind. Steve Jobs: The […]

SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Planetary

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Social good has a strong presence at Southby this year through the Social Good Hub, the SXGood films and the many panels and discussions that focused the conversation on how to better our world. Planetary added to this discussion using NASA footage and interviews to show our world’s place in the universe.

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SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Spy

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Bridesmaids came to SXSW in 2011 and with it Melissa McCarthy, who has since taken the country by storm with her fun comedic style and superb acting talents. Spy shows off all her abilities by giving her the opportunity to star in the leading role as a secret agent. […]

SXSW Film 2015: Review Of Ex Machina

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Recently, topics of artificial intelligence have taken hold and forced people around the world to tackle new problems never before even thought of in history. Ex Machina added its piece to the conversation when it premiered at SXSW. This film comes from the writer of 28 Days Later and Dredd, Alex Garland, who also […]

SXSW Film 2015: Review of Brand: A Second Coming

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When director Ondi Timoner was initially approached to direct Brand: A Second Coming, she did not quite know who he was other than Katy Perry’s ex. The rough cut she saw further confused her as to who this person truly is – a comedian, an activist, an actor, a star. The final presentation last […]

Review Of Selma

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Infamously Oscar-snubbed MLK biopic/civil rights film, Selma saw heavy involvement from big names in the entertainment industry on the production end, names including Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, and up-and-coming director Ava DuVernay who, according to art and culture platform Saint Heron, is now developing a currently untitled Hurricane Katrina film that she is set […]

Review of American Sniper

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Currently nominated for six Academy Awards, two British Academy of Film and Television Awards, and a laundry list of others, the Clint Eastwood-produced American Sniper is a film we’ve all heard of, no matter if we’ve seen it yet or not. Bradly Cooper is convincing in […]

Review Of What We Do in the Shadows

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Ever wanted to understand the true lives of Vampires? We know them for their scary, sexy personalities but Vampires deal with everyday issues just like the pre-deceased. This documentary film focuses on four roommates who just happen to be vampires. We learn about their unique preferences and sense […]

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