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SXSW Preview: Anticipated Films for 2017
4 years ago

SXSW Preview: Anticipated Films for 2017

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Popular Film, Music, and Interactive festival SXSW in Austin, TX is gearing up for another year of festivities.  Just over a month away, announcements have begun to reveal this year’s film festival …
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SXSW Q&A: Director Simon Rumley Talks ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word’
4 years ago

SXSW Q&A: Director Simon Rumley Talks ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word’

Simon Rumley, known for The Living and the Dead and Red White & Blue, premiered his latest genre effort in Austin, Texas for the SXSW Film Festival and Conference. The feature, based on …
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SXSW Q&A: Writer/Director Joel Potrykus talks ‘The Alchemist Cookbook
4 years ago

SXSW Q&A: Writer/Director Joel Potrykus talks ‘The Alchemist Cookbook

Making its world premiere in Austin, Texas for the SXSW Film Conference and Festival this past Sunday, March 13th, Joel Potrykus’ The Alchemist Cookbook filled the theater to capacity.  Each …
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Jack Goes Home [SXSW Review]
5.8
4 years ago

Jack Goes Home [SXSW Review]

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Written just 10 months ago over the span of a few weeks, the journey from development to SXSW Film Festival premiere this past weekend was a whirlwind.  Not interested in …
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The Alchemist Cookbook [SXSW Review]
7.5
4 years ago

The Alchemist Cookbook [SXSW Review]

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Writer/director Joel Potrykus’ latest follows Sean (Ty Hickson), a loner who has purposefully retracted from society and has isolated himself in a small trailer in the woods.  His sole companion …
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Pet [SXSW Review]
6.5
4 years ago

Pet [SXSW Review]

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In this Carles Torrens directed psychological thriller, we follow Seth (Dominic Monaghan) in his mundane existence until he encounters Holly (Ksenia Solo), a former high school classmate, on a bus.  …
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SXSW Q&A: Producer Timur Bekmambetov talks ‘Hardcore Henry’
4 years ago

SXSW Q&A: Producer Timur Bekmambetov talks ‘Hardcore Henry’

Already a huge success in native Russia, Timur Bekmambetov made a name for himself stateside with 2008’s action blockbuster Wanted. His unique, innovative style already makes him a visionary, but he’s …
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Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word [SXSW Review]
6.8
4 years ago

Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word [SXSW Review]

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Based on the true crime that took place on Halloween in 1981, where a 76-year-old nun was raped and murdered in her room at a convent in Amarillo, Texas.  It …
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Hardcore Henry [SXSW Review]
6.5
4 years ago

Hardcore Henry [SXSW Review]

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By this point, Hardcore Henry should need no introduction.  But if you’ve somehow missed the high octane trailers, then all you really need to know is that the titular character …
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SXSW Q&A: Jim Hosking, Sky Elobar, and Michael St. Michaels talk ‘The Greasy Strangler’
4 years ago

SXSW Q&A: Jim Hosking, Sky Elobar, and Michael St. Michaels talk ‘The Greasy Strangler’

After attending a screening for Jim Hosking’s debut feature (review here), Modern Horrors had the opportunity to sit down with director Jim Hosking and lead actors Sky Elobar and Michael St. …
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