Saturday, March 25, 2023

Movie with Abe: A Good Person

Florence Pugh stars in Zach Braff’s latest film, “A Good Person,” now playing in theaters. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Friday, March 24, 2023

Weekend Movie Recommendations with Abe

Every Friday, I'll be uploading a Minute with Abe: Weekend Movie Recommendations Edition, surveying new releases in theaters, on DVD, and on streaming services. Check it out, and subscribe to the movieswithabe channel!


New to Theaters: A Good Person, The Lost King, Walk Up
New to DVD: Babylon, Seriously Red
New to Netflix: Carol
New to Prime Video: Top Gun: Maverick, Nope
New to Hulu: Inu-oh, Call Jane
New to HBO Max: All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

SXSW with Abe: Parachute

Brittany Snow makes a strong directorial debut with “Parachute,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Feature Competition. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

SXSW with Abe: Northern Comfort

A fear of flying makes for over-the-top comedy fare in “Northern Comfort,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

SXSW Interview with Abe: Tony Tost

I spoke with director Tony Tost about his debut feature film “Americana,” which made its premiere at SXSW in the Narrative Spotlight section. Check out the interview at Above the Line.

SXSW Interview with Abe: Luke Gilford

I had the chance to speak with Luke Gilford about his directorial debut, “National Anthem,” ahead of its SXSW premiere. We met in person at another screening during the festival and he was very warm. Watch our conversation in full below and check out my review.

 

SXSW with Abe: The Young Wife

Kiersey Clemons delievers a tour de force performance as “The Young Wife,” making its world premiere in the Visions section. I reviewed the film for The Film Experience - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: The Lady Bird Diaries

A prominent First Lady is heard in her own voice in “The Lady Bird Diaries,” making its world premiere in the Documentary Spotlight section and coming soon to Hulu. I reviewed the film for FilmFactual - head over there to read my review.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

SXSW with Abe: Self Reliance

Jake Jonhson makes his directorial debut with “Self Reliance,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for Above the Line - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Wild Life

Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin explore love and conservationism in “Wild Life,” making its world premiere in the Documentary Spotlight section and coming to theatres and streaming beginning in April. I reviewed the film for AwardsWatch - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Down Low

I was not particularly fond of “Down Low,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for FilmFactual - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Problemista

Tilda Swinton and Julio Torres are a hilarious pair in “Problemista,” making its world premiere in the Headliners section. I reviewed the film for Above the Line - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Cora Bora

Megan Stalter is a captivating, comedic wrecking ball in “Cora Bora,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for AwardsWatch - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Peak Season

Claudia Restrepo and Derrick DeBlasis delight in “Peak Season,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for FilmFactual - head over there to read my review.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

SXSW with Abe: Bottoms

Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott reunite with “Bottoms,” making its world premiere in the Headliners section. I reviewed the film for Above the Line - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Being Mary Tyler Moore

An important TV trailblazer takes center stage in “Being Mary Tyler Moore,” making its world premiere in the Documentary Spotlight section and coming to HBO in May. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: If You Were the Last

Zoë Chao and Anthony Mackie make a fantastic pair of astronauts in “If You Were the Last,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for AwardsWatch - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: Molli and Max in the Future

Zosia Mamet and Aristotle Athari anchor a fantastic sci-fi romance in “Molli and Max in the Future,” making its world premiere in the Visions section. I reviewed the film for FilmFactual - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder

Real-life father-daughter Ewan and Clara McGregor star in “You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder,” making its world premiere in the Narrative Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for Above the Line - head over there to read my review.

SXSW with Abe: You Can Call Me Bill

William Shatner waxes philosophical about life in “You Can Call Me Bill,” making its world premiere in the Documentary Spotlight section. I reviewed the film for CinemaDailyUS.com - head over there to read my review.