"Chase down Eddie's killer, then bring him back." A24 has debuted a trailer for western drama The Ballad of Lefty Brown, from filmmaker Jared Moshe, which first premiered at the SXSW Film Festival this year. Bill Pullman stars as washed-up sidekick Lefty Brown, who watches his longtime friend/partner murdered before his eyes. Show More Summary
Wrong Turn 2 director Joe Lynch brings Steven Yeun (“The Walking Dead”) and Samara Weaving (“Ash vs. Evil Dead”) into the most hostile of work environments in Mayhem, a blood-soaked action film that delighted audiences at SXSW earlier this year. Show More Summary
Lionsgate/Pantelion Films’ Spanish-language animated comedy, Condorito: La Pelicula, will get a limited release on January 12, 2018. From directors Alex Orrelle and Eduardo Schuldt, the film features the voices of Omar Chaparro, Jessica Cediel, Cristian de la Fuente, and Coco Legrand. Show More Summary
I’m a huge fan of Ciarán Foy, who I was first introduced to at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival with his Citadel. He since went on to direct the sequel to Sinister, which I actually enjoyed quite a bit. Next up for the young filmmaker is Broad Green Pictures’ psychological horror film Eli, about a young boy who undergoes treatment […]
The Deep Dark Woods are back after a 5 year hiatus after 2013’s Jubilee. Fronted by Ryan Boldt, DDW has always been a HearYa fave. They’ve been in for a couple of live sessions and played our SXSW party a couple of times as well. Yarrow will be out Oct 27th via the fine folks […]
"How can you let her do this to me?! She's try to make me look bad!" An official trailer has debuted for the film Mr. Roosevelt, which won the Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival this year. Written, directed by, and starring actress-turned-filmmaker...Show More Summary
A new spin on the slasher genre, Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls was one of our favorite films at the SXSW Film Festival. Gunpowder & Sky loved it too, having acquired the film for release in theaters on October 20, 2017. Trace and I are huge fans of the slasher that follows two budding teenage sociopaths who use their online show about real-life tragedies […]
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The SXSW 2018 initial lineup is announced, featuring Snail Mail, Shamir, Rich Chigga, many more
Another year, another huge mass of people converging on Austin, Texas for SXSW. The music portion of the 2018 festival will take place 3/12-3/18, and the initial list of artists that will be performing has just been announced. Said list of artists includes Shamir, Mannequin Pussy, Ratboys, Buddy, the Weather Station, Partner, Snail Mail, SPORTS,…
The 2018 SXSW Music Festival, which runs March 12 - 18 in Austin, TX, has announced the first round of showcasing artists, which includes The Wedding Present, Rich Chigga, Cut Worms, Shamir, Snail Mail, Totally Mild... Continue read...
Slay together. Stay together. Both Trace and Brad raved about Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls out of SXSW earlier this year, with Trace writing in his review that the film “earns a like, a retweet, and a follow” while Brad exclaimed that it “leaves a hilarious and bloody mess.” I too was a huge fan of the meta slasher, which seems destined to […]
mother! and Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky will make his way to Austin, TX for the 2018 South by Southwest conference and festivals as he has joined the list of keynotes along with previously announced Ta-Nehisi Coates, EstherShow More Summary
If you're a diehard horror fan, listen up. There's a new indie horror movie on the block, and it may just be one of 2016's most chilling films. It's called Hush; it premiered at SXSW last year, and it's available to stream on Netflix. Show More Summary
Director Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2) unleashes another gory good time in Mayhem, which was a hit with attendees at SXSW earlier this year. In his review, Brad wrote that Mayhem is “a popcorn munching riot with good vibes and positive energy.” I’ve also had the pleasure of seeing Mayhem, and I second Brad’s thoughts. It’s a total blast, anchored […]
If you’ve never attended the Next Conference in Germany, plan for the next event. It combines elements of SXSW in a festival, city-wide format where people, technology, music and art converge into an experience that’s anything but a conference. Show More Summary
Wrong Turn 2 director Joe Lynch brings Steven Yeun (“The Walking Dead”) and Samara Weaving (“Ash vs. Evil Dead”) into the most hostile of work environments in Mayhem, a blood-soaked action film that delighted audiences at SXSW earlier this year. Both Brad and myself were big fans, with Brad writing in his review that Mayhem is “a popcorn munching riot.” After I had the […]
A new spin on the slasher genre, Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls was one of our favorite films at the SXSW Film Festival. Gunpowder & Sky loved it too, having acquired the film for release in theaters on October 20, 2017. Trace and I are huge fans of the slasher that follows two budding teenage sociopaths who use their online show about […]
After nearly being hit by the SXSW drunk driver who killed four people in 2014, Jenny O. went on a Buddhist retreat and took a break from songwriting to get her mind right.
This piece was originally published during SXSW; we’re republishing in honor of The Disaster Artist’s Toronto Film Festival premiere.No other working actor has been as intent on turning his celebrity into an art project as James Franco. Which is why he’s probably the only actor-director alive who could pull off ... More »