Arriving in the middle of an election season when debates over U.S. immigration policy have devolved into sloganeering and shouting matches, "From Nowhere" feels all the more urgent and relevant as…
This slender documentary's disinterest in exploring related larger topics--such as the historical roles of knitting or its recent resurgence as a hipster fad--ultimately makes for a very superficial…
This suspense-drama debut feature for director Kasra Farahani as well as scenarists Mark Bianculli and Jeff Richard holds interest, though it's ultimately more depressing than tense or shocking.
The walls of Richard Linklater's production offices in Austin read like the diary of an avid movie lover. There are hundreds of vintage posters in every room: “The Clock,” starring Judy Garland…
First lady Michelle Obama delivered a keynote speech at South by Southwest on Wednesday to shed light on the lack of opportunities for the 62 million girls around the world not enrolled in school…
A slick and streamlined documentary about the ambitious Houston mavericks who challenged the supremacy of then-dominant IBM in the 1980s with their revolutionary concept for a portable computer.
This swamp-thing progeny of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Night of the Hunter" offers blood-and-thunder Southern Gothic excess both tempered and heightened by vivid directorial textures.
What plays as a revenge-from-beyond-the-grave horror opus dramatizes an actual case in which a Texan very possibly wrongly executed for murder "cursed" those who'd aided his conviction.
The motivational speaking superstar gets an uncritical showcase in Joe Berlinger's atypically non-investigative doc.
AUSTIN, Texas — "The Arbalest," Adam Pinney's droll, puzzle-like tale of unrequited obsession starring Mike Brune as a famed 1970s toy inventor, won the grand jury prize for narrative features at the…
There's off-kilter appeal but not much in the way of hilarity or point to this droll curiosity.