Just after it was announced to be premiering at this year’s SXSW, a teaser trailer has dropped for Travis Stevens’ upcoming horror film Girl on the Third Floor, starring Phil “CM Punk” Brooks and Trieste Kelly Dunn.
The SXSW Film Festival is gearing up to kick off in Austin March 8 -16 and today they announced the lineups for a few more programs including Midnighters (my favorite), Festival Favorites, Headliners, Shorts, Episodic Pilots, and Virtual Cinema Projects.
SXSW 2019 is rapidly approaching, and today the feature and episodic lineup has been announced. There’s 102 features and episodes screening this year, with 10 world premieres. A few highlights include the world premieres of Jordan Peele‘s Us, Harmony Korine‘s The Beach
It was announced today that Jordan Peele’s new horror film Us will be making its world premiere at this year’s SXSW in Austin. The 2019 edition of the festival will take place March 8-17.
The award winners for this year’s SXSW Film Festival have been announced, with Olivia Newman‘s First Match winning the Narrative Feature Competition and Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson‘s TransMilitary picking up the award for Documentary Feature. Take a look at the fill
A new trailer has been released for Eddie Alcazar‘s trippy sci-fi thriller Perfect, ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Garrett Wareing as a man who gives in to temptation and orders body implants that seem to mess him
A new trailer has been released for the upcoming documentary More Human Than Human, which explores artificial intelligence and the threat of us losing our humanity to it. The film is directed by Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting and is set to premiere
The first trailer and poster have been released for the upcoming documentary Meow Wolf: Origin Story, which is set to premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film, directed by Morgan Capps and Jilann Spitzmiller, takes a look at the Santa Fe art collective
The first trailer has been released for Megan Griffiths‘ upcoming drama Sadie, ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Sophia Mitri Schloss as a young woman who will stop at nothing to break up her mother (Melanie Lynskey) and
A new poster for Megan Griffiths‘ Sadie has been released ahead of its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Sophia Mitri Schloss as a daughter who decides to take extreme measures to get rid of her mother’s new boyfriend after her
More programs were announced for this year’s SXSW Film Festival including the Midnighters, Headliners, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Episodic, Global, Festival Favorites, Special Events, and Shorts lineups.
In many ways, when you look at modern society and its marriage with technology, it truly feels like we’re living in a science fiction film. As our dependence on tech grows, so does the rift between ourselves and others around us in the physical world.
Though we’re more connected now than ever before, many rely on using a screen to communicate rather than face-to-face human interaction. We’ve seen these topics explored many times over in cinema, from Spike Jonze’s magnificent Her to more obscure and darker films like David Cronenberg’s Existenz.
Mark Craig’s The Last Man on the Moon is the story of Eugene “Gene” Cernan, an American astronaut, who, among other things, reached the fastest speed ever attained in a manned vehicle (24,791 MPH) with two of his fellow astronauts, and he was the last person to walk on the surface of the moon.
Fernando Coimbra’s Brazilian thriller A Wolf at the Door begins as a kidnap story, with a couple reporting that their child was abducted from school. From here the viewer is led to believe the film will then progress as a simple whodunit, with police tracking the kidnapper and attempting to rescue the child. Coimbra boldly tosses this procedural structure aside however, and reveals the kidnapper within the first act. Surprisingly, even after knowing who took the child, the film still manages to keep the viewer on their feet as they discover the reasoning behind the abduction.