SXSW

Preacher (2016) | A SXSW TV Pilot Review

Back in 1995 a new comic book made its debut, and if memory serves it was met with fervent praise (pardon the pun). Published by Vertigo, an Imprint of DC Comics, Preacher was controversial not only because of its twisted take on Christian mythology, but also because it was uncompromisingly bloody and sexual, occasionally all at the same time, but …

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I Am Not A Serial Killer (2016) | A SXSW Film Review

Before I was a co-host on The Hollywood Outsider podcast, I ran my own podcast called The Dead Robots’ Society. It is a show made by writers for writers, and one thing we tried to do from time to time was review a published novel. The reviews weren’t so much about whether we liked the story or not, but about …

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Secrets Of The Force Awakens (2016) | A SXSW Featurette Review

WARNING – Material that could be considered spoilers is contained below. If you’ve not already seen The Force Awakens (and really? Really?!), turn back now. You have been warned. I have to tell you, I’m not sure how to write this review. Why? Because it’s not a movie, and technically it’s not a documentary either. SECRETS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS …

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American Fable (2016) | A SXSW Film Review

This year’s South By Southwest Film Festival was an amazing collection of movies, documentaries, and short films, but of everything I saw nothing touched me as much as writer/director Anne Hamilton’s AMERICAN FABLE. Much of that is due to the powerhouse performance delivered by Peyton Kennedy, a young lady with a very bright future in movies. But, before I go …

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