‘FREE FIRE’ goes south in the best way – chatting about the loose cannon nature with its talent

Preston Barta // Editor FREE FIRE Rated R, 90 minutes. Director: Ben Wheatley Cast: Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti and Noah Taylor A conversation with filmmaker Ben Wheatley, stars Armie Hammer and Sharlto Copley One of the most gratifying and contrasting cinematic detours for audiences is the chamber feature, a film most discernible by its focus on ...


’44 PAGES’ highlights youth in heartfelt fashion

Preston Barta // Editor If you were ever bored in the waiting room at the doctor's office as a kid, you may remember picking up Highlights for Children. It's that colorful children's magazine with all the fun pictures, stories and puzzles inside. Perhaps sections such as "Hidden Pictures," "Ask Arizona" and "Goofus and Gallant" flood in cherished memories from the past. There was something extraordinary about that time in our lives when we'd pick up that ...


SXSW 2017 Highlight Reel (VIDEO)

March 26th, 2017 | Film Festivals, SXSW | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor South by Southwest concluded last week with a special screening of LIFE (our review), which is now playing in theaters, but the memories we shared, walking the streets of Austin, interviewing talents and chatting about movies on rooftops live on. Going forth in our SXSW/Fantastic Fest coverage, we're going to be putting together video highlight reels of our experiences. The below video, shot and edited by Chance Maggard, captures some ...