Hulu’s ‘The Greatest Hits’ Was A Big Hit at SXSW

Hulu’s ‘The Greatest Hits’ Was A Big Hit at SXSW

One of the buzziest movies at SXSW this week is a shifting exploration of grief, nostalgia and the ability of excellent music.

The Greatest Hits premiered on the Austin-based pageant on March 14 and has been receiving wonderful evaluations for not solely the intriguing new twist within the time-travel style but additionally for the stellar soundtrack. The movie makes use of songs from boygenius, Beach House, Lana Del Rey, Jamie XX and different hits for various memorable needle drops.

That’s as a result of music is the unofficial predominant character within the movie. The actual predominant character is Harriet (Lucy Boynton), a producer-turned-librarian who’s making her means by way of a whole lot of vinyl records, looking for the precise track that can save her former boyfriend (David Corenswet) from a tragic destiny. As she makes her means by way of every track, a brand new potential love curiosity (Justin H. Min) comes alongside reminding her that getting caught previously shouldn’t be a life price residing.

Critics are praising the movie for its uncooked and lifelike view of processing grief and the tough technique of shifting ahead. As Deadline reporter Valerie Complex places it, the film demonstrates that “therapeutic requires not solely confronting and releasing our previous but additionally opening ourselves to new prospects and connections.” This isn’t your common time-travel romance; it’s a real-life expertise — with a magical and musical twist, in fact — that resonates with anybody who has cherished and misplaced.

The Greatest Hits premieres in choose theaters April 5 and on Hulu April 12.


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March 15, 2024 at 07:55PM

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