George Hickman

Here’s part two of our capsule reviews from the SXSW Film Festival.

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Veronica Mars, Zac Efron and Seth Rogen, and more .. Here’s some capsule reviews from the SXSW Film Festival. More on the way!

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The 2013 Fantastic Fest Tour at the Alamo Drafthouse! Without a doubt, 2013 had one of the strongest and most eclectic lineups in the history of film festivals, and now you can find out for yourself as a condensed version hits Kansas City this weekend.

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part Three of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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3D Concert Film ‘Metallica: Through the Never’ Rocks

by George Hickman on September 27, 2013

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While it doesn’t make a lot of sense, or take up a lot of running time on its own, it doesn’t need to. It’s all about cultivating the kind of atmosphere Metallica and metal bands in general have always embraced.

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part Two of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part One of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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Fantastic Fest 2013 started today in Austin, TX and as an intro bit of coverage for the festival, here are the links to where you can stream past titles from Fantastic Fest — the best in genre film — in reverse order of newness.

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‘Sinister’ a Disturbing Horror Entry

by George Hickman on October 12, 2012

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‘Sinister’ is part psychological horror, part ghost story, and part subversion of the entire found-footage concept.

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Fantastic Fest 2012 Movie Review: Frankenweenie

by George Hickman on October 5, 2012

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Frankenweenie ultimately proves that Burton was right to resurrect the project. You will believe a dog can fry.

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Fantastic Fest 2012 is happening now in Austin, TX and these are capsule reviews of films I’ve seen so far.

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‘The Conspiracy’ shifts focus in its third act to a truly frightening riff on found-footage horror movies, and deftly comments on the filmmaking process and the unreliable narrator phenoma.

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Here are some capsule movie reviews of the phallic documentary The Final Member and the vulgar comedy New Kids Nitro from Fantastic Fest 2012 in Austin, TX.

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The eighth Fantastic Fest is now officially underway! And while I can’t wait to start gorging myself on movies until I’m so sleep deprived I consider voting for a third party candidate, I realize that a lot of you can’t make the trip down to Austin or aren’t yet sold on the world’s most badass [...]

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George Hickman’s list of the 10 most badass movies that played at 2011′s Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX proves that some great movies can be found underground.

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