SXSW Archive

SXSW Movie Review: ‘The Cow’

Greetings again from the darkness. There is a fine line between movies that cheat and those that cleverly keep us guessing. The first feature from writer-director Eli Horowitz and Matthew Derby seems to fully embrace cheating as a storytelling structure, relegating us to merely ...Read More

SXSW Movie Review: ‘Master’

Greetings again from the darkness. With her first feature film, writer-director Mariama Diallo shows us that the terror of racism need not be blatant and obvious, and can be subtle and generational. Thanks to Jordan Peele, horror films have become de rigueur for exposing ...Read More

SXSW Movie Review: ‘Linoleum’

Greetings again from the darkness. For those of us who spend entirely too many hours of our life watching movies, it’s always a welcome pleasure to stumble upon one that is creative and innovative and entertaining. The second feature film from writer-director Colin West ...Read More

SXSW Movie Review: ‘Tomboy’

Review by James Lindorf Even though women have been paid percussionists since this time last century, professional drumming is still perceived as a man’s job. The field is still nine men for every woman. However, the times may be changing with new inspiration in ...Read More