Fresh Fiction’s Most Anticipated Films of 2019

January 2nd, 2019 | Film Stories, Movie News | 0 Comment

By Fresh Fiction Staff Movies breathe life into us here at Fresh Fiction. Between our staff we see hundreds of films – some great, some bad, and most are just mediocre. However, whether it is a masked superhero, stories of marginalized groups, a slapstick comedy, or even an adorable bear spreading joy throughout the world, we find ourselves constantly excited for something. 2019 will be no different. Our staff took time from the holiday break to ...


Critic’s Notebook: ‘FREE SOLO’ and ‘FIRST MAN’ show a monumental test of the human spirit

October 11th, 2018 | Film Stories, Opinion, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay//Film Critic There’s an innate desire in humans to be the first to conquer an extravagant task. It’s a warrior’s mentality that requires solitude and focus in order to look down the mouth of the impossible. Damien Chazelle’s highly-anticipated Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling, FIRST MAN, chronicles the astronaut being crippled by grief and his nine-year trek to get to the moon. Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s ...


Documentary looks back at Texas Theatre on the Criterion Channel

July 8th, 2018 | Film Stories, Movie News | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Although the world may dream of shiny new futures, images of the past still captivate many of us – images such as a now faded-from-use shop seen in its prime, overgrown amusement parks overrun by laughing and smiling children, and abandoned houses that will never again serve as a home inhabited by a loving family. I often walk the Denton Square in Texas, longing to know what it would be like to watch the history of it ...