Monday Movie Report: SXSW Announces Audience Awards

The 2016 South by Southwest Film Festival came to an end this weekend with multiple movies earning honors from the audience. According to The Wrap, the film “Transpecos,” a Mexican border drama directed by Greg Kwedar, won the festival’s Best Narrative Feature award. The Wrap detailed how the film follows three U.S. Border Patrol agents…
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Before Dawn Of Justice: Ranking The Superman Films

What’s being billed as the “greatest gladiator match in the history of the world” is just around the corner. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” opens this week, but before it does, I figured I would put together a short series ranking the Superman and Batman movies. For these lists, I’ll only be doing the…
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Fargo Film Festival 2016: Saturday Highlights

The final day of the event at the Fargo Theatre presented some of the best the fest has had to offer since my arrival on Thursday. The Summer Help A feature documentary that aired in the morning session of the festival Saturday, “The Summer Help,” directed by Melody Gilbert of Chicago, told the story of…
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Fargo Film Festival 2016: Friday Highlights

On my second day at the Fargo Film Festival there were certainly plenty more movies to watch, but there were two that really and obviously stood out. The first was “Wildlike,” the Best Narrative Feature and the other was “Welcome to Leith, which won Best Documentary Feature and Best Director. Welcome to Leith Directed by…
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Fargo Film Festival 2016: Thursday Highlights

After a drive from Bemidji, Minn., through the rain and snow yesterday, I finally arrived in Fargo for the city’s 16th annual Film Festival. Thursday marked the first time since 2012, during my last semester at Minnesota State University in Moorhead right across the Red River from Fargo, that I had gone to the festival…
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