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Byline: Fabian Brims

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

We live in a time where TV shows are darker, violence in movies are more brutal and the news is generally depressing. The silver lining is feel-good movies, which are rare and important in 2018. Director and co-writer Brett Haley is on a mission to make us smile again with his film “Hearts Beat Loud.” If that wasn’t...

One of this year’s most relevant movies had its premiere at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin. Written and directed by Sarah Daggar-Nickson, it stars Olivia Wilde as the titular vigilante, a woman that escaped her abusive marriage and then goes on to help others do the same. Sadie (Olivia Wilde) is good...

South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin is well-known to screen spectacular films every year. This time, they landed something special: the world-premiere of Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One.” Spielberg personally presented his highly anticipated new movie at SXSW. The film is based on the novel of...

Most of the time, adult comedies shoot for the funny bone with the failure to hide body parts, failure with love-making, and failure to contain bodily fluids. Luckily for audiences who have earned their R-rated cards and want their comedies to have a bit more class, there’s “Game Night”. An unpredictable and...

When an Islamic terrorist opened fire in a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris in August 2015, three American friends were able to overpower the attacker and save hundreds of lives. It’s 2018 and with high hopes, Clint Eastwood finally released his direction of the story. Surprisingly, Eastwood cast the three...

When Kevin Costner revived the Western genre 27 years ago with his epic “Dances with Wolves,” he also introduced a new element of realism to the genre. Director Scott Cooper is now the latest person to fuse it into his work. As a result, his noir-Western is definitely more than just a story about “Cowboys vs....

While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg’s next movie “Ready Player One,” he used the time spent in post-production to quickly shoot “The Post,” a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America. After compiling a report for the State Department on the war in...

Star Wars is back! Two years after the start of the new trilogy the saga continues with “Episode 8: The Last Jedi,” and never were there more stars, more space ships, more aliens and more epic fights. At the end of Episode 7, Rey finally found Luke Skywalker, but he now seems unwilling to train her in the ways of the...