If writer-director Chloé Zhao isn’t a household name, it certainly will be after a docudrama, The Rider, reaches a wider audience. Brady Blackburn (Brady Jandreau) was going to be a star of the rodeo one day. Unfortunately for him, he suffered from a riding accident while competing and ends up in a coma for a few days. For Brady, it means that his days of competing are over. For any rider, it’s a sad day to…"SXSW 2013: The Rider"
When the initial lineup for the 2018 SXSW Film Festival was released this week, there were a number of films and documentaries that drew my interest. Some of these were no-brainers like Blockers and The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From A Mythical Man. Blockers is the feature directorial debut of Pitch Perfect screenwriter Kay Cannon. The premise is simple: three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night. I’ve been…"SXSW 2018: A Few Films I Want To See"