Interview: Writer/Director Addison Heimann & Hypochondriac Cast

Ahead of their debut at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival, Allison and I got together on Zoom with the director and select cast members from the new queer horror film, Hypochondriac! In our comprehensive hour-long conversation, we cover everything from the real-life breakdown that inspired the movie, echoes of Donnie Darko, hilarious sequel prospects, and … Continue reading Interview: Writer/Director Addison Heimann & Hypochondriac Cast

SXSW 2022 Wrap-Up

As with 2021, this iteration of the South by Southwest Film Festival is wildly varied in tone and consistency, delivering what I assume will be some of our favorite movies of the entire year and we are only in March! After the jump, check out our full coverage from SXSW, including capsule reviews for the … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Wrap-Up

SXSW 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once

★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) As someone obsessed with time travel and alternate universes, I knew Everything Everywhere All At Once would be a new favorite once I saw it announced for the South by Southwest lineup. I cannot recall the last time I have been so immersed in a film. Everything Everywhere All At … Continue reading SXSW 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once

SXSW 2022: Hypochondriac

★★★★ Many films before this one have taken an approach to the manifestation of trauma, but none have done it with the precision and horror of Hypochondriac. Writer/director Addison Heimann, a queer filmmaker presenting an explicitly queer story, draws from an intensely personal experience: his own mental breakdown. Hypochondriac epitomizes the feeling of losing control … Continue reading SXSW 2022: Hypochondriac