“Has a certain sweet streak running through its veins and is an interesting look at mental illness.”


“What director Linklater pulls off is nothing short of astonishing. One of the most ambitious films ever.”

G. Galdo, A. Macqueen & A. Hernández – The Legend of Shorty

Two weeks before co-directors Angus Macqueen and Guillermo Galdos’ film ‘The Legend of Shorty,’ a documentary on Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, was supposed to make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival this past March, Galdos received some startling news. “Somebody I knew very well said to me, […]


“Thrives on character design. Serves as a reminder Cage is still capable of a powerful performance.”

The Grand Budapest Hotel

“Continues to elevate Wes Anderson’s filmmaking charm and spark more artistic inspiration.”

Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey & Nacho Vigalondo – Open Windows

Filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo and actors Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey know that someone is probably listening to their phone calls and watching what websites they visit online, but they don’t really mind. Actually, they might mind, but it’s not like they can do anything about it. All of them agree that if you want to […]

SXSW 2014 Review – Silicon Valley (TV)

Starring: Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller, Zach Woods Created by: Mike Judge (“Beavis and Butthead”) While reviews of TV are not something we typically cover at CineSnob, one of the most fun and worthwhile events of SXSW was the screening of Mike Judge’s (“Office Space,” “Beavis and Butthead,” “King of the Hill”) new HBO comedy series […]

SXSW 2014 Review – Soul Boys of the Western World

Starring: Tony Hadley, Gary Kemp, Steve Norman, John Keeble, Martin Kemp Directed by: George Hencken (debut) In the late ‘70s, a few lads from London came together to form Spandau Ballet as part of what I’m told is the “New Romantic” movement. Fashion icons of the early-‘80s (for better or worse), Spandau Ballet had huge […]

Robert Rodriguez – From Dusk Till Dawn (TV) – SXSW 2014

During the SXSW Film Festival, I sat down with Austin-based filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (“Sin City”) to talk about his new TV network El Rey and its first original program “From Dusk Till Dawn.” The series is based from Rodriguez’s 1996 thriller of the same name, which starred George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino as criminal brothers […]