So What Is Trainspotting Anyway?
There's an omission in cult classic Trainspotting: Never once is the title explained. Director Danny Boyle gets to fill in that blank 20 years later with T2 Trainspotting. "It was a reason for us wanting to do the film, the sequel, was because of that scene, to go back."

7:00AM Fri. Mar. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Heavy Horror Returns With Death By Festival
By the pricking of our thumbs, something gruesome this way comes. Fans of extreme metal and underground horror will get to warm up before Halloween with the announcement today of the new Death By Festival.

4:15PM Mon. Mar. 20, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Announces Audience Awards
SXSW Film released the Audience Awards for this year’s Fest this afternoon. There is still some time to catch a few screenings of some of the winners (they have been scheduling them all day; see below). Otherwise, look for these titles to be released, in some form, over the next year.

5:59PM Sat. Mar. 18, Josh Kupecki Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: 68 Kill
Ever had a friend in a relationship that's clearly such bad news that you have to say something, but it does no good? In crime caper 68 Kill, Chip's friends can warn him off Liza as much as they like, but it takes a body count for him to reconsider their relationship priorities.

4:15PM Sat. Mar. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Prevenge
The line between comedy and drama, they always say, is a thin one. As Alice Lowe's murderous maternal massacre Prevenge shows, there's no line at all between dark horror and dark humor.

1:15PM Fri. Mar. 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Q&A: Divine Divas
Brazilian actress Leandra Leal grew up in her grandfather’s Rival Theatre in Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by gay and trans drag performers with colorful personalities who performed during a time of rigid militant dictatorship. The Rival was one of the first venues in Brazil to both foster and champion drag culture in the Sixties.

12:20PM Fri. Mar. 17, Anastacia Uriegas Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Film Review: The Work
Tuesday night, The Work was awarded the Jury Prize for Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW, a deserved yet wholly daring selection given the film’s complete lack of high-profile producers, subjects, or distributors.

5:00PM Thu. Mar. 16, Sean L. Malin Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Walking Out
Alex and Andrew Smith, the sibling filmmaking team who made The Slaughter Rule and Winter in the Blood, can always be counted on to make smart, evocative films about masculinity and the foundational relationship (or lack thereof) between fathers and sons. Their new film Walking Out once again delivers the goods.

4:30PM Thu. Mar. 16, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Lemon
Isaac Lachmann, the titular Lemon, is the world’s biggest dud: a failed actor with male-pattern baldness and a dissociated blind girlfriend (Judy Greer, perfect). He really has nothing to live for. Why, then, does he insist on making everyone around him miserable by continuing onward?

4:00PM Thu. Mar. 16, Sean L. Malin Read More | Comment »

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