Tag "SXSW"

The Dose: ‘Porto’ is heartbreaking fare from the late Anton Yelchin

Heavily influenced by French New Wave auteurs François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, it’s too easy to call “Porto” a stylish swag song for the late Anton Yelchin. A wonderful young

SXSW: Weathers

Meagan Sullivan | Visuals Editor @meagansullivan_ For a band that has one song on the Internet, Weathers is doing extremely well in the music industry. The four-piece band from Southern

Miss Garrison and Jenny and the Mexicats to play at SXSW festival

Erica Wieting | Features Editor @ericawieting Two bands will bring a Latin flavor to the South by Southwest music festival this week. Miss Garrison and Jenny and the Mexicats will

Documentary about local treasure thief to premiere at SXSW

Victoria Baghaei | Staff Writer @chorizotacoss Sitting at a Chili’s 12 years ago, Cassie Hay, director and writer of documentary “The Liberators” overheard a compelling story about a man from

Music rolls through rainy South By weekend

Edward Balusek & Caitlyn Jones / Visuals Editor & Editor-In-Chief Meshing sounds of guitars and vocals with the smells of grilling meat and a certain illegal plant suffocated the airwaves

Movie Review: ‘Boyhood’ may be the movie of the decade

Preston Barta // Film Critic “Boyhood,” 163 min. Director: Richard Linklater Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Marco Perella, Zoe Graham and Brad Hawkins Rating: 4/4 [dropcap]P[/dropcap]eople go

SXSW Interview: Director Lenny Abrahamson On ‘Frank,’ Michael Fassbender and Music

Preston Barta // Film Critic Based on late British comedian Chris Sievey‘s iconic comedy character Frank Sidebottom, “Frank” is one of the single most downright wacky and deranged films that

SXSW Interview: Alan Tudyk and Cast share their ‘Premature’ stories

Preston Barta // Film Critic [dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you’re desiring to end your movie-going experience at South by Southwest on a high note, run with “Premature,” which is holding its final screening

SXSW Interview: Stars Juliette Lewis and Jonny Weston explore ‘Kelly & Cal’

Preston Barta // Film Critic [dropcap]D[/dropcap]riven by the exceptional performances from its two stars, “Kelly & Cal” follows the unlikely friendship of Kelly (Juliette Lewis) and Cal (Jonny Weston), two

SXSW Interview: Writer-director Wes Anderson checks us into ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

Preston Barta // Film Critic [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here are certain filmmakers working in the industry whose style and signature are so unique that their films are unmistakably their own. Every single frame

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