SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 1 (+ review of “Leaning into the Wind”)

8 days ago, Hammer to Nail started to run my coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival. For now, we have 7 reviews + one accompanying interview, as well as one non-SXSW film I reviewed last week:: Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy. There is plenty more to come. Here are links to all nine pieces:

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4 Reviews + 1 Interview @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Annihilation,” “Entanglement,” “Game Night” and “MexMan” + “Quest”

This past week, Film Festival Today ran two reviews of mine – of Annihilation and Game Night – and Hammer to Nail ran two, of Entanglement and one last Slamdance film, MexMan, plus an interview with the director and primary subject of the documentary Quest. Here are links to all 5 pieces:

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5 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Black Panther” and “A Fantastic Woman” + the Slamdance/Sundance Films “Ingrid,” “Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End” and “Sunnyside”

This past week, Film Festival Today ran one review of mine – of Black Panther– and Hammer to Nail ran four, of A Fantastic Woman and three more Slamdance films: IngridMr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End and Sunnyside. Here are links to all 5 pieces:

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4 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” + the Slamdance/Sundance Films “Fish Bones,” “Instant Dreams” + “The Oslo Diaries”

Over the past week, Film Festival Today ran one review of mine – of Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool – and Hammer to Nail ran three, all of which were from this year’s Slamdance and Sundance Film Festivals (I did not travel to Park City, Utah, but covered both festivals remotely): Fish BonesInstant Dreams and The Oslo Diaries. Here are links to all 4 pieces:

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9 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Happy End,” “In the Fade” and “The Insult” + six Sundance/Slamdance 2018 Films

Over the past two weeks, Film Festival Today ran two reviews of mine – of In the Fade and The Insult – and Hammer to Nail ran seven, of which all but one were from this year’s Slamdance and Sundance Film Festivals (I did not travel to Park City, Utah, but covered both festivals remotely). That one non-festival film review was of Happy End. The six festival reviews were of: Birds Without FeathersCircus EcuadorFake TattoosFreedom for the WolfGenesis 2.0 and Time Share. Here are links to all 9 pieces:

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5 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “The Final Year,” “Jane,” “Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story,” “Phantom Thread” + Criterion’s Blu-ray of “The Lodger”

In the past week, Film Festival Today ran one review of mine – Phantom Thread – and Hammer to Nail ran four: The Final YearJane, Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story and Criterion’s new Blu-ray of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1927 The Lodger. Here are links to all 5 pieces:

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4 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Big Time,” “Faces Places,” “I, Tonya” and “Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood”

Just last week, Hammer to Nail ran three reviews of mine – Big Time (seen at DOC NYC), Faces Places and Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (also seen at DOC NYC) – and Film Festival Today ran one: I, Tonya. Here are links to all 4 pieces:

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5 Reviews + 1 Interview @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Downsizing,” “The Greatest Showman,” “The Other Side of Hope,” “The Post,” “Soufra” + “The Strange Ones”

Over the past week, both Film Festival Today and Hammer to Nail published five reviews of mine, plus one interview: Downsizing, The Greatest Showman, The Other Side of Hope, The Post, Soufra (seen at DOC NYC), and The Strange Ones (the interview, conducted at this year’s Maryland Film Festival). Here are links to all 6 pieces:

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7 Reviews @hammertonail: “Big Sonia,” “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story,” “Creep 2,” “Island Soldier,” “Kedi,” “Love Means Zero” and “Quest”

Last week, Hammer to Nail published seven reviews of mine: Big Sonia, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, Creep 2 (the only fiction film among this batch), Island Soldier (seen at DOC NYC), Kedi (also seen at DOC NYC), Love Means Zero (also seen at DOC NYC) and Quest. Here are links to all 7 pieces:

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