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Fantastic Fest Review: Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl
Gothic conventions revamped for coming-of-age chiller
"...of morbid recognition at the dark cloud hanging over Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl...."

Oct. 3, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Short and Sweet From SXSW
The full list of short docs, dramas and animation playing this year
"..."Baby Mary" Director: Kris Swanberg An eight-year-old girl living on the west side of Chicago finds a..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

I Could’ve Been Your Girl
She & Him’s Father’s Day set might’ve made some future fathers
"...vein of the Everly Brothers (even covering the Brothers’ “Lonely Island”) but executing pitch-perfect sonics like Scandinavian contemporaries and..."

June 17, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

DVDanger: Another Evil
Carson D. Mell on crying exorcists, plus home release update
"...Another FF 2016 alum, unnerving coming-of-age supernatural spinechiller Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl arrives on streaming site Shudder on..."

May 6, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Snags Arrival
The Handmaiden, Sadako vs. Kayako in wave two
"...lauded The Handmaiden; Ana Lily Amirpour's follow-up to A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, The Bad Batch; and..."

Aug. 25, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...who makes his directorial debut with Chicago-set ghost story Girl on the Third Floor...."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Under the Sun
"...the mid-Fifties Danish countryside, Under the Sun is a sweet but slight story about the unlikely new love and..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Frankie Starlight
"...time, a novelist-professor named Chet Raymo wrote a magically sweet story called The Dork of Cork. Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg..."

April 12, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...D: Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman (Ireland) Rose, a mostly sweet and mostly lonely small-town driving instructor, must use her..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Too Much Caffeine Woman
Watching Jean Caffeine's eyes light up.
" her percussive roots and started drumming for an all-girl band known as Pulsallama, which was led by an..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

I'd Much Rather Be With the Girls
What a box set should be:'One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost and Found'
"...heartache of young love like a heavenly choir of girls' angel voices. One Kiss Can Lead to Another: Girl..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Weezer Blisses Out the Austin Music Hall
Sold-out Tuesday night concert takes bros ballistic
"...vest. His urgent mumble paired well with the adolescent sweetness of “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To)..."

Dec. 3, 2014 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

"...and probably 12 since his freak, mid-Eighties MTV hit, "Girls." So, yeah, Twilley is due his hit single for..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...feed Wisconsin, but adding his trademark warble and the girls' tentative harmonies to the mix produced such a surreal..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

Film Reviews
"...about as old as the Loch Ness legend. Young, lonely Ashley (Wayne) is befriended by Orky, the monster living..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Saturday Picks & Sleepers
One last night of band blurbs!
"...self-titled EP was a less abrasive collection of short, sweet tremolo-assisted pop. – Audra Schroeder David Garza..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...that are poignantly simple and frighteningly honest in a sweet, disarming voice. A new Sub Pop CD, Rehearsals for..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Texas Platters
Surfin' Senorita
"...and drum roll hook that makes the song so sweet. The Slackmate's "Third Man Theme" traipses into Nino Rota,..."

March 5, 1999 Music Review

Film Reviews
"...Lothario Telly adrift in his favorite pastime: deflowering young girls. After the shockingly on-target coitus during which the practiced..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

Texas Platters
"...wistful, pained, very intimate songs in their most primitive, lonely form - especially if you hated his excursion into..."

June 5, 1998 Music Review

Film Reviews
"...stuff. In the Australian film Dallas Doll, her impertinent bad-girl persona - characterized by a delivery so deadpan that..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Dolly Varden, Steve Dawson released his first solo disc, Sweet Is the Anchor (Undertow), in 2005. A decidedly soulful..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

New Year, Old Films
Mid-20th-century must-sees: Part I
"...Dance, Girl, Dance (1940): Directed by Dorothy Arzner, the only major..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Screens Feature by Louis Black

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...LOS LONELY BOYS: San Angelo's Garza brothers, Henry, Jojo, and Ringo,..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Season's Grazings
"...sister and I joined Mother for a brave and lonely holiday meal in Midland. I had begun cooking and..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Food Feature

SXSW Film Festival and Conference
"...Hollywood with a carload of horses. This and other sweetly nostalgic revelations are included in Tom Thurman's labor of..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 2010
"...Shame is darker than previous efforts but has its sweet spots. (Also: Thu., 12mid, Lustre Pearl.)..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...those difficult post-teen years and distill it all into lonely perfection. Stockholm's Last Days of April got the month..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

First place
"...on the brink of being fired for negligence. Goodbye, sweet, stereotypical lifeguard, crumbling into golden sand. Benjie took pleasure..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature by Gail Miller

Caught 'em in Autumn
Earthpig & Fire
"...the Gourds come into the picture. With Kevin Russell's lonely-yet-joyous voice, his sweet mandolin, and Claude Bernard's accordion, the..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Music Feature

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