Thursday , October 6 2022

Editor Pick: Film

SXSW World/US Premieres: ‘Take Your Pills,’ ‘Half the Picture,’ ‘Ali & Cavett, The Tale of the Tapes’

SXSW Film Festival, Generation Wealth

The SXSW Film Festival 2018 included 136 feature films: 89 World Premieres, 13 North American Premieres, 6 U.S. Premieres, and 49 feature films from first-time filmmakers.

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SXSW 2018 Film Keynote: Darren Aronofsky’s Ten Commandments of Indie

SXSW

Aronofsky shared stories about his early struggles in getting films made. Out of these, he said, he developed ten commandments for filmmaking. 'I present these in all humility,' he said, 'as I am kind of a hack writer compared to that Bible guy.'

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Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

This Walt Disney Pictures’ fantasy film, adpated from the 1962 award-winning Madeleine L'Engle novel, has good intentions with young characters challenged to “be a warrior” for the Light, but is notably underdeveloped and comes recommended with reservations (2.5 stars out of four).

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Movie Review: ‘Breaking Point’ Makes the Struggle for Freedom Personal

Breaking Point

'Breaking Point', a new documentary from Academy Award winning director Mark Jonathan Harris, makes you appreciate the struggle people go through to break free from the chains of oppressive regimes and establish democracy. Those of you who used to fall asleep in history class, don’t worry. You won’t fall asleep during this film.

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