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 […]

SXSW 2015 Review – Twinsters

Starring: Samantha Futerman, Anaïs Bordier Directed by: Samantha Futerman (debut) and Ryan Miyamoto (debut) Many people may joke about seeing someone else’s (or their own) doppelganger walking down the street or in a public place, but have you ever seen someone who you truly felt could be your twin? In a random online message, Los Angeles […]

Adam Pally and Rosa Salazar – Night Owls – SXSW 2015

In “Night Owls,” actors Adam Pally (TV’s “The Mindy Project” and “Happy Endings”) and Rosa Salazar (TV’s “Parenthood”) are presented with unique acting challenges. In each of their first leading roles in feature films, Adam’s character Kevin must keep Rosa’s character Madeline from falling asleep after she has downed an entire bottle of Xanax in […]

SXSW 2015 Review – For Grace

Starring: Curtis Duffy, Michael Moser Directed by: Mark Helenowski (debut) and Kevin Pang (debut) As the lives of chefs and restaurants continue to grow in the world of narratives, it was only a matter of time before personal profiles of world-renowned chefs began to surface in the world of documentaries. “For Grace” delves into the life […]

SXSW 2015 Review – The Little Death

Starring: Josh Lawson, Bojana Nokavic, Damon Herriman Directed by: Josh Lawson (debut) Written by: Josh Lawson (debut) For his feature length directorial debut, Josh Lawson (TV’s “House of Lies”) takes 4 loosely related stories of sexual fetishes and intertwines them for a film with decidedly mixed messages. Between rape fantasies and not being able to get […]

SXSW 2015 Film Coverage

REVIEWS Night Owls | by Cody Vilafana One & Two | by Cody Villafana Twinsters | by Cody Villafana For Grace | by Cody Villafana The Little Death | by Cody Villafana INTERVIEWS Colin Hanks & Sean Stuart – All Things Must Pass | by Cody Villafana Adam Pally & Rosa Salazar – Night Owls […]