SXSW 2012: V/H/S Review

     March 16, 2012

Back when V/H/S (which, for brevity and sanity’s sake, we’re going to call VHS from here on out) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, the word on the street was that directors Ti West, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence, David Bruckner, …

SXSW 2012: THE FP Review

     March 16, 2012

Is Walter Hill’s The Warriors too “serious” for you?  Feel that there simply aren’t enough rhythm-based video games represented on film?  Do you like ridiculous mohawks, blinged-out grills, bizarre slang terminology,  and Rocky movies, especially if all those things are …

SXSW 2012: PAUL WILLIAMS: STILL ALIVE Review

     March 16, 2012

Part of the magic of Paul Williams: Still Alive is that you don’t need to have ever heard of Paul Williams to enjoy the film.  Director Stephen Kessler does an excellent job of sharing his adoration for Williams, and then …

SXSW 2012: MODUS ANOMALI Review

     March 14, 2012

Introducing an unreliable protagonist at the start of a movie is a tricky proposition.  On the one hand, it’s an instant mystery.  Why doesn’t the main character have the full facts and what is the secret regarding his identity?  He’s …