Seattle 2019 Preview: Our Final 5 Can't Miss Picks for SIFF

You exhausted yet, PacNW film fans? It's been another great SIFF with so many movies. With most of our picks from week 1, week 2, and week 3 all done, we've got five last picks to get you through this...

Overlook 2019 Preview: We Pick 5 Can't Miss Films

Why, oh why do we make it so hard on ourselves?! As always, the Overlook Film Festival program (which starts today, not coincidentally) is packed wall to wall with great movies. So why pick only 5? Because there are so...

Seattle 2019 Preview: Week 3 at SIFF Sees 5 More Can't Miss Picks

SIFF is really hitting its stride. We've already brought you a total of 10 picks from week 1 and week 2. We've got five more below for the next seven days with one final piece to come next week....

Seattle 2019 Preview: Back with 5 Can't Miss Picks SIFF's Week 2

One week of SIFF is in the books, and while a ton of great movies have already unspooled, there are so many more to come. Here are our picks from last week. And here come 5 more Can't Miss Picks...

Seattle 2019 Preview: 5 Can't Miss Picks for Week 1 at SIFF

Hey there, Seattle film fans! The Pacific Northwest's gargantuan festival kicks off this Thursday May 16. Like we did last year, we've got a series of previews on tap for SIFF 2019, 5 at a time, queued up for what's...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Sidebars

The Cannes madness officially kicked off last night but the festival really gets underway today. We've already taken a quick tour of the Official Competition as well as the rest of the Official Selection. Today we'll look at the Sidebars...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Rest of the Official Selection

It's Cannes time! Yesterday we took a look at a few of the films competing in the Official Competition (as well as attempting to explain the sections). While the festival officially kicks off tonight, we will take a quick tour...

Cannes 2019 Preview: The Official Competition, Plus, Programs Explained

Pop open the rosé, Cannes is here yet again. The big French festival/excuse for Hollywood to go hang out on the Riviera officially kicks off Tuesday. We've got a series of three previews to take a look at what's...

Seattle 2019: Full SIFF Lineup Drops With Too Many Great Movies to List (We List Them Anyway)

It's the biggest and clearly one of the best. The Seattle International Film Festival has announced their slate for the 2019 festival and it's a doozy. The festival runs from May 16 to June 9 at points all over the...

Tribeca 2019 Dispatch: A VR Slate Both Impressive and Immersive

Tribeca has long been a leader when it comes to VR exhibition (well, long is a relative term in VR). The festival has launched such notable pieces as Arden's Wake, Rainbow Crow, and Pearl. As the industry transitions out of...

Overlook 2019: New Orleans Fest to Open With Jarmusch, Close with THE LODGE (Plus Everything In Between)

One of our absolute favorite festivals has just announced their lineup and it is another doozy! Get ye to New Orleans May 30 to June 2 for the 2019 Overlook Film Festival, "A 4-Day Celebration of All Things Horror." The festival...

Tribeca 2019: Exclusive Clip for Scottish Thriller RUN

British director Scott Graham is perhaps best know for his debut feature Shell which was nominated for a BAFTA. His latest is a Scotland-set thriller about a man who mistakenly takes his son's girlfriend on a street racing odyssey. The...

Tribeca 2019 Preview: Raising the Curtain on the Rest of the Program

Yesterday we took a look at the competitions at this year's Tribeca Film Fest. Ahead of the festival's kick off tonight -- with the world premiere of Harlem theater docu The Apollo -- we are touring the rest of the...

Tribeca 2019 Preview: Across the Competitions

NYC's big indie festival the Tribeca Film Fest kicks off tomorrow. It's another solid lineup of features (plus TV, plus VR, plus talks) and we've been poring over the catalog looking for the special gems. The festival runs three competitions:...

Tribeca 2019: Poster Debut for Mexican Thriller THE GASOLINE THIEVES (HUACHICOLERO)

One of our most anticipated movies at the upcoming Tribeca Film Fest is Edgar Nito's thriller The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero). With the producing power of Joshua Sobel, Tom Davia, Annick Manhert, Pablo Guisa, Hugues Barbier, Victor Leycegui, and Mario...

Seattle 2019 to Kick Off with Lynn Shelton's SWORD OF TRUST

The massive Seattle International Film Festival will run this year from May 16 to June 9 and the good people at SIFF have just announced the movie that will kick it all off. That movie is Seattle-native Lynn Shelton's SXSW-premiering...

Hey LA! Want to See HEATHERS at the Ace with Vidiots?

Hey Los Angeles! Our good friends at Vidiots are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Daniel Waters and Michael Lehmann classic Heathers with a screening at the Ace Theatre on Thursday April 18th at 8pm. The screening will be followed...

SXSW 2019 Dispatch: A New Batch of Hot VR

Always an interesting place for the convergence of tech and entertainment, SXSW unveiled a new crop of VR experiences this week. Along with the four pieces we covered at Sundance (Gloomy Eyes, Mechanical Souls, Four Feet Blind Date, Runnin'), there...

SXSW 2019 Dispatch: Let's Look at a Few Great Shorts

It's a damn shame how few shorts the typical fest-goer typically sees at a given festival due to running all over to features and events. So it's a bit counter-intuitive that at a festival so jam-packed with events and "activations,"...

SXSW 2019 Preview: A Close Up on Midnight and Visions

Yesterday we raised the curtain on the 2019 edition of SXSW with previews from across the program. Notably missing were movies in the Midnight and Visions programs from our writers on the ground. Take it away!...