SXSW Film: Trapped Interviews

Director Dawn Porter premiered 'Trapped' at SXSW 2016, a documentary exploring Southern women's clinics attempts to survive after an increase in TRAP legislation since 2010. Lost in Reviews staffer Josh Davis was on the "Trapped" premiere's red carpet to talk to the documentary's subjects and participants, including former Texas Senator Wendy Davis.

Movie Review: A Band Called Death

Death comes for us all. You know, I always associate Detroit with the soulful sounds of Motown and funk music.  I mean bands like The Temptation, The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and even the Contours basically defined the music scene there.  I fully get that this is a narrow view of the rich diversity... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Elemental

Our environment, the state and unforeseen condition it is in, makes environmental documentaries have a particular feeling of uncertainty.  It is always about the effects of what our actions are doing to our planet, but never giving us the insight into making it better or even really framing the issue in a different light, other... Continue Reading →

SXSW Film: We Are Legion

Brian Knappenberger's We Are Legion is the kind of Documentary that is so good, and so raw, that it feels like a fictional movie. Like how The King Of Kong was. You know? When Billy Mitchell shows up in his American flag shirt with that gorgeous mullet, too cowardice to actually face Steve Wiebe as... Continue Reading →

SXSW Movie Review: Girl Model

Modeling is certainly a weird subject for me. It's so polarizing. There are people that think it's beautiful and full of grace and style, and then people like me, who think it's dehumanizing, offensive, and kinda gross. Why should the fashion society dictate what's beautiful and what's not? "You're not tall, blonde, and super skinny?... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Connected

I feel like there is no other way to start this review other than by pointing out that I in no way want this review to turn into a five-hundred word rant about what Connected, the latest documentary by Tiffany Shlain, could have been. This is because as a critic, it is far easier for... Continue Reading →

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