Tag: festivalpreviews

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...

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:...

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!...

SXSW 2019 Preview: Screen Anarchy Writers Raise the Curtain

The big Austin festival of movies, beer, movies, tech weirdos, movies, bbq, movies, hipster musicians, and movies is about to kick off again tomorrow. Our svelte but nimble team on the ground has culled through the massive listings and has...

Sundance 2019 Preview: Premieres, Next, and Spotlight

It's here at last! The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah. We've already toured the US Dramatic and World Dramatic competitions, the Midnight section, and the documentaries playing across the programs. We finish things off with...

Sundance 2019 Preview: Documentaries

So far we've taken a tour of the US & World Dramatic competitions and the Midnighters. Our Sundance 2019 preview series continues today ahead of tomorrow's festival kickoff with a look at the non-fiction films playing across the multiple documentary...

Sundance 2019 Preview: All the Midnighters

Our Sundance Film Fest preview series continues today with a tour of each and every film playing in the Midnight section. Thumb back to yesterday to see a few of the highlights in the US Dramatic & World Dramatic Competitions....

Sundance 2019 Preview: The Dramatic Competitions

It's Sundance time again with the snowy nexus of the indie film industry kicking off on Thursday. We've got our customary set of previews coming over the next few days. We'll start things off by shining a spotlight on a...

Toronto 2018 Preview: 10 Hot Titles to Watch from TIFF18

The Toronto Int'l Film Fest gets rolling on Thursday. With over 250 feature films, it's going to be another gigantic orgy of cinema. We've done our best to cull the massive listings and pick out just 10 films to draw...

Seattle 2018 Preview: 5 Can't Miss Picks from Week 4 of SIFF

All right Seattle film fans! You've made it through all three full weeks of the Seattle International Film Fest -- but it's not over yet! We've got a few days left and a few picks left to go with them....

Seattle 2018 Preview: 5 New Picks from SIFF Week 3

We hope you've been enjoying our preview series from the Seattle International Film Fest. Click here for a quick look back at Week 1 and Week 2. We're on to Week 3 with 5 new picks for you to check...

Seattle 2018 Preview: Week's 2's 5 Can't Miss Picks

Welcome back for the second week of the Seattle International Film Fest. We last brought you five picks from the kickoff week (some of which might have additional screenings to come). Here are five more movies we recommend that premiere...

Seattle 2018 Preview: 5 Can't Miss Picks from Week 1 at SIFF

Hello Northwest film fans! Welcome to part one of our weekly Seattle International Film Fest preview series. As Seattleites undoubtedly know, the annual month-long celebration of cinema that is SIFF is kicking off tonight. For this year's festival, we've broken...

LA Asian Pacific Film Fest 2018: ScreenAnarchy Makes 6 Can't Miss Picks

It's been a few years since we previewed the LA Asian Pacific Film Fest (aka VC Fest), but we just had to dive in this year with such a great lineup. Screenings kick off tonight and run through next Thursday...

Overlook 2018 Preview: Get Ready New Orleans

It's no secret we're huuuge fans of the Overlook Film Festival and its spiritual parent the Stanley Film Fest. While last year's Overlook took place in the snowy environs of Oregon's Timberline Lodge, this year it's happenin' in the Big...