SXSW Interview: ‘PET SEMATARY’ cast and directors on the Kubrick-like horror imagery

March 18th, 2019 | Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, SXSW | 0 Comment

Left to right: Director Kevin Kölsch, John Lithgow, Director Dennis Widmyer behind the scenes on the set of 'PET SEMATARY,' from Paramount Pictures. Preston Barta // Features Editor AUSTIN – The 2019 rebirth of Stephen King's acclaimed novel PET SEMATARY, starring Jason Clarke and Amy Seimetz, closed the South by Southwest Film Festival on March 16. The Paramount Theatre was packed to the brim and audiences were eager to get a taste of the latest film in ...

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SXSW Interview: ‘WILD ROSE’ director Tom Harper and star Jessie Buckley on the power of a musical drama

March 17th, 2019 | Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, SXSW | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor AUSTIN – After the firestorm of success that was A STAR IS BORN, dramas about music have been sprouting up more and more it seems. The Scottish film WILD ROSE, about a young and talented musician from Glasgow (the riveting Jessie Buckley) who chases her dreams of becoming a Nashville country singer, had its regional premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival this week. The film is beautifully tender and has an energy ...

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SXSW Review: ‘PET SEMATARY’ captures essence of Stephen King’s novel while also making it its own animal of terror

March 17th, 2019 | Film Festivals, Movie Review, Reviews, SXSW | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor PET SEMATARY (2019) Not yet been rated, 101 minutes.Director(s): Kevin Kölsch and Dennis WidmyerCast: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jeté Laurence, John Lithgow, Hugo Lavoie, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Brooke Levine and Sonia Maria Chirila Return of the living deadAUSTIN – Like any film adaptation of an acclaimed novel, people are going to have their guard up and a red pen ready in hand. There's no pleasing everyone, ...

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