The Lego Movie 2

“Doesn’t quite stack up to the original, but it’s still light years better than most animated films.”

Coral Pe̱a РThe Post

“I wasn’t nervous because in my head I kept thinking, ‘If I make this really normal, I won’t mess up.'”

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

Directed by: Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio Starring: Scott Avett, Seth Avett Early on in “May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers,” mega-producer Rick Rubin discusses how traditionally, when bands are comprised of siblings, they tend to hate each other. Obvious omission of Oasis aside, Rubin’s point remains that the closeness of working together […]

SXSW 2016 Review – Sing Street

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Kelly Thornton, Jack Reynor Directed by: John Carney (“Once”) Written by: John Carney (“Once”) With two fantastic and unique independent films centered around the world of music, director John Carney seems to have found his niche. With “Once” and “Begin Again,” Carney was able to craft love letters to music, the grind […]

SXSW 2016 Review – Gleason

Directed by: Clay Tweel There is something about documentaries that chronicle, and in many cases, challenge the human spirit and push it to its brink that lead them to be the most affecting movie experiences possible. It’s visceral, emotional, and in the best cases, put you through the ringer leaving you a better person for […]

SXSW 2016 Review – Tower

Directed by: Keith Maitland (“The Eyes of Me”) There are plenty of films at SXSW every year that have a distinct connection to Austin. Either touching on famous subjects, featuring local talent or being shot around famous locales, the culture of Austin is not only ingrained in the festival, but through its content. Very rarely, however, […]


“Spends a chunk of time in hero worship mode, almost as if it is trying to protect the legacy of Rather.”

Ep. 66 – Bridge of Spies, Beasts of No Nation, Manson Family Vacation, Crimson Peak, Goosebumps, bonus episode recaps, our Tucker & Dale screening at Drafthouse, and Christopher Nolan talks more pretentious nonsense about shooting on film

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] In this week’s episode of The CineSnob Podcast, the guys give their takes on “Bridge of Spies,” “Beasts of No Nation,” and “Manson Family Vacation,” along with quick reviews of “Crimson Peak” and “Goosebumps.” They also recap bonus episodes 8 and 9 of the […]


“A dialogue-driven romantic drama with plenty of substance and kissed with bits of horror.”

SXSW 2015 Review – Night Owls

Starring: Adam Pally, Rosa Salazar, Rob Huebel Directed by: Charles Hood (“Freezer Burn”) Written by: Charles Hood (“Freezer Burn”) and Seth Goldsmith (debut) After being taken home for a drunken one-night-stand, college football video coordinator Kevin (Adam Pally) realizes that he isn’t in the home of a new stranger, but rather that of his boss […]

Colin Hanks and Sean Stuart – All Things Must Pass – SXSW 2015

As the age of digital media continues to reign supreme, music and film stores and physical media production begin to shrink in size. Along with that, many institutions have found themselves disappearing. In the world of music, nothing was bigger than Tower Records. With “All Things Must Pass,” actor Colin Hanks makes his directorial debut […]

SXSW 2015 Review – One & Two

Starring: Kiernan Shipka, Timothée Chalamet, Elizabeth Reaser Directed by: Andrew Droz Palmero (“Rich Hill”) Written by: Andrew Droz Palmero (debut) and Neima Shahdadi (debut) Around 20 minutes into Andrew Droz Palmero’s narrative feature length debut, the film hints towards something entirely different than its initial moments. The audience doesn’t know the cause, reasoning, or consequences behind […]