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SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview
Festivals

SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview

The annual mid-March South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) shindig has just about everything going for it. Taking place in hip Austin, it’s perhaps best known as a musical festival, but the film portion has grown in importance as the years roll by, premiering exciting new releases from big […]

Classic Cracker: The Dark Crystal (1982)
Film Review

Classic Cracker: The Dark Crystal (1982)

The Dark Crystal is a beautiful, magical, fantasy film. Full of fantastic design work and puppetry, it’s yet another fine work of family entertainment from Jim Henson (who co-directed with Frank Oz, and co-wrote the script with David Odell). The biggest problem it has is the fact that it is […]

Film Review

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

Two young Americans, David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne), are trudging across the moors of Northern England when they are attacked by a large, deadly creature. Jack is killed instantly and David survives, only to be informed (by Jack, who is now cursed to wander the Earth as a […]