A college graduate has to re-think his entire post-college plans in Drunk Bus after his girlfriend decides to leave him for an opportunity in New York City. Michael (Charlie Tahan) finds himself in somewhat of a pickle after his girlfriend up and left him. When we first meet him, he’s driving the “drunk bus” on a college campus. Night after night, it’s the same routine for Michael during the late shift. Michael’s girlfriend is probably…"SXSW 2020: Drunk Bus"
Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut starring Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart, is now available for viewers to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Make no mistake that this film is an instant high school comedy classic. There’s already been a lot to be said about how the film should have been marketed better. I’m not going to get into any of that. What I do hope is that the indie comedy is able to find…"Booksmart arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
Good Boys is a romp of a laugh riot as the film focuses on a trio of prepubescent teenagers who are about to attend their first kissing party. Max (Jacob Tremblay), Thor (Brady Noon), and Lucas (Keith L. Williams) are best friends in sixth grade. Somewhere along the way, the trio picked up “The Beanbag Boys” and the name stuck. They aren’t without the typical bullying in school. Much like other high school films, they’re…"SXSW 2019: Good Boys"
With a strong focus on female friendship, Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, is the next great classic high school comedy. It’s very easy to see the influence of a filmmaker like Amy Heckerling in watching this film. She’s the filmmaker who directed both Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless. These two films inspired a generation and Booksmart is sure to follow. Both Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) may be best friends but they’re…"SXSW 2019: Booksmart"
Extra Ordinary is a wildly fun supernatural comedy with just a side of romance thrown in when it comes to this film set in a rural area of Ireland. It’s always fun when films find a fun way to combine comedy with the supernatural. Anytime a film deals with the supernatural, it can go one of two ways. In the instance of this film, filmmakers Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman aim to have fun. There’s…"SXSW 2019: Extra Ordinary"