A recap of Day 5 of SXSW 2022.
Equal parts entertaining and clever, Bitch Ass is a nice entry into the Black slasher genre. With great callbacks to narrative concepts from Tales from the Hood and Saw, the film blends the best elements of its predecessors with a modern and fresh spin.
Maite’s tasteful direction in Without Prescription is why this involved story works so well. She manages to build an intimate setting with such an obstructive disorder that it’s hard not to become immersed by Olivia’s healing process and her fight for mental freedom.
Day 4 Roundup of the 2022 SXSW Film Festival.
Based on Showtime, a book by Jeff Pearlman, the show chronicles the moves that turned The Los Angeles Lakers from lovable also-rans to the sport’s preeminent franchise.
Day 3 of the 2022 South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival was one for the books.
Day 2 Roundup of the 2022 SXSW Film Festival
Black History Month is over, but that doesn’t mean that Black-led films should take a backseat.
Damian Marcano’s Chee$e is a hypnotic story about dreams and responsibility. Through protagonist Skimma, viewers will get a beautiful view of life “behind God’s back” as he comes to terms with his livelihood and duties to come.
From a couple of midnighters and an episodic to a documentary that’s been high on my list this year, the opening day (for me) proved to be the start of a very special festival.