SXSW 2019 – Review: RED 11 Is A Fun Return To Low-Budget Filmmaking For Robert Rodriguez

Red 11 is the newest film by Robert Rodriguez. Made for a budget of less than $7,000 and meant as an instructional tool on low-budget filmmaking, the movie is inspired by Rodriguez’s own experiences in a research hospital to earn the money to finance El Mariachi. It made its debut at the 2019 SXSW Film… Continue reading SXSW 2019 – Review: RED 11 Is A Fun Return To Low-Budget Filmmaking For Robert Rodriguez

INTERVIEW: Production Designer Caylah Eddleblute And Creating The World Of Alita: Battle Angel

Living-legend director James Cameron and pretty-close-to-living-legend Robert Rodriguez joined forces for the science fiction action film Alita: Battle Angel. Based on a popular Japanese franchise, production designer Caylah Eddleblute, along with co-production designer Steve Joyner was in charge of bringing this world to life. Caylah is no stranger to fantastic worlds like that of Alita.… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Production Designer Caylah Eddleblute And Creating The World Of Alita: Battle Angel

Review: MONDAY Is A Great Action-Comedy Made With Only $7,000

Monday is a new action-comedy film written and directed by Alejandro Montoya Marín in his directorial debut. It was made as a part of Robert Rodriguez’s Rebel Without a Crew TV series, in which Rodriguez challenged a group of filmmakers to make a film with a $7,000 budget and minimal crew like his own debut… Continue reading Review: MONDAY Is A Great Action-Comedy Made With Only $7,000

Interview: POPAXIOM Talks With Robert Rodriguez And Jon Landau About ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Robert Rodriguez and Jon Landau’s latest film, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL hits theaters on February 14. POPAXIOM spoke with Rodriguez and Landau about the blockbuster sci-fi epic that has been in the works since 2003. Rodriguez is best known for EL MARIACHI, the SIN CITY films, and the SPY KIDS franchise. Landau is a producer and… Continue reading Interview: POPAXIOM Talks With Robert Rodriguez And Jon Landau About ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Review: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Is Absolutely Worth The Wait

Rosa Salazar stars as Alita in Twentieth Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox.

After years in development, producer James Cameron and director Robert Rodriguez are finally delivering the new sci-fi action film Alita: Battle Angel, based on the Japanese manga series Gunnm. The movie tells the story of a young cyborg in the 26th century as she sets out on a journey to discover the truth behind her… Continue reading Review: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Is Absolutely Worth The Wait

SXSW 2019 — SXSW Announces Excellent Feature And Episodic Lineup

Moondog (Matthew McConaughey) and Lingerie (Snoop Dogg) in THE BEACH BUM. Courtesy of NEON and VICE. | Credit: NEON / VICE

On January 16, the South by Southwest Film Festival announced a majority of their feature and episodic lineup. There are plenty of films to be excited about, as 102 films were announced today in various programs. “As we head into our 26th edition, we couldn’t be more excited to once again share a completely fresh… Continue reading SXSW 2019 — SXSW Announces Excellent Feature And Episodic Lineup