Balancing reflection with honesty is a struggle for people, as well as for film. How well do we remember our own lives, and what good does it do us to remember the pain? Swan Song does not ask that question exactly, but it does play fast and loose with reality. And why shouldn’t it? The […]
WeWork: or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn presents an infuriating display of unchecked capitalistic hedonism.
Canadian Kier-La Janisse’s Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror is a comprehensive and well-researched deep dive into a horror sub-genre filled with witches, voodoo, and wicker men. With a 193-minute running time, the documentary gives folk horror its due while keeping the themes presented moving at an engaging pace. Taking an academic […]
Disintegration Loops dives into the making of William Basinski’s critically acclaimed 9/11-era ambient music recordings.
Dante Basco’s The Fabulous Filipino Brothers is one of the cinematic gems screening at SXSW.
This quarantine-set SXSW rom-com shows us that just because you can make a movie about an ongoing pandemic doesn't mean you should
The truth is stranger than fiction in Ursula Macfarlane's SXSW documentary The Lost Sons, a thrilling look at Paul Fronczak's quest for his true identity.
Kid Candidate succeeds as an engaging character study and an insightful examination of municipal politics.