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Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars – The Last Jedi’

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended with a silent Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) being offered his old Lightsaber by Rey (Daisy Ridley) many theories were thrown about as to what would happen next. With the release of The Last Jedi we finally find out what Luke has been doing and …

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Music Review: Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow – ‘Annihilation’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Annihilation Soundtrack

Composers Goeff Barrow and Ben Salisbury team up for the impressive, highly recommended (3.5 star) musical score released by the pairing of Lakeshore Records and Invada Records to the sci-fi thriller 'Annihilation.'

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SXSW 24 Beats Per Second: Making Friends with Lynyrd Skynyrd

SXSW Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd is the band credited with popularizing Southern Rock during the 1970s. Their hits such as "Sweet Home Alabama," "That Smell," and "Gimme Three Steps" are known to many people who probably couldn’t identify the band. 'If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd' was a revealing and touching portrait of artists gone too soon.

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SXSW Movie Review: Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ a Dog’s-Eye-View of the World

Isle of Dogs

In 'Isle of Dogs', Wes Anderson’s stop motion/animated film, he gives us the dog’s-eye-view of a corrupt city boss who exiles all the dogs of Megasaki City to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island. The film premiered to a sold-out crowd in Austin’s classic Paramount Theatre at the SXSW Conference. After the film, Anderson and cast members Bill Murray and Jeff Goldblum answered questions.

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SXSW Movie Review: ‘A Vigilante’ Starring Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde, A Vigilante, World Premiere ,SXSW Film Festival

Premiering at SXSW,  A Vigilante directed, written by Sarah Daggar-Nickson, and starring Olivia Wilde, highlights the plight of an abused wife who seeks freedom from her abuser. During the arc of the film as a vigilante, the protagonist gradually empowers herself. Working through her rage she evolves and learns why she …

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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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