Post Tagged with: “SXSW 2010”

MacGruber

MacGruber

SXSW Review MacGruber Director: Jorma Taccone World Premiere Headliners 90 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis Only one American hero has earned the rank of Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger. Just one operative has been awarded 16 purple hearts, 3 Congressional Medals of Honor and 7 presidential medals of bravery. And only one guy is man enough […]

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Hood to Coast

Hood to Coast

SXSW Review Hood to Coast Director: Christoph Baaden & Marcie Hume (Co-Director) World Premiere Spotlight Premieres 105 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 January 11, 2011 – Hood to Coast at the Keller Auditorium in Portland. Click here to read my new, full review of the film. Synopsis HOOD TO COAST follows four unlikely teams on their epic journey to […]

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Saturday Night

SXSW Review Saturday Night Director: James Franco World Premiere Spotlight Premieres 94 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis Have you ever wondered how a sketch was chosen for Saturday Night Live? Or why some actors are in more sketches than others? With John Malcovich hosting the episode and unprecedented access to the behind the scenes action, watch as Franco […]

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The Happy Poet

Quickcard Review The Happy Poet Director: Paul Gordon World Premiere Emerging Visions Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis Bill, an out-of-work poet, puts his heart, soul, and last few dollars into starting an all-organic, mostly-vegetarian food stand. New friend Donnie promotes the business and helps Bill pursue Agnes, a poetry-lover who frequents the stand. Curtis, an enigmatic life-philosopher, buoys Bill’s […]

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The Freebie

The Freebie

SXSW Review The Freebie Director: Katie Aselton Festival Favorites 77 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis THE FREEBIE, directed by and starring Katie Aselton, is a romantic drama about a contented, yet sexually frustrated couples’ experiment to allow each other ‘one night off’. Darren (Dax Shepard) and Annie (Aselton) have an enviable relationship built on love, trust and communication […]

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Cold Weather

SXSW Review Cold Weather Director: Aaron Katz World Premiere Spotlight Premieres 90 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis After making a mess of his life in Chicago, Doug, a former forensic science major and avid reader of detective fiction, returns to his hometown of Portland, Oregon where he, his sister Gail and new friend Carlos become embroiled in a […]

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American: The Bill Hicks Story

SXSW Review American: The Bill Hicks Story Director: Matt Harlock & Paul Thomas North American Premiere Emerging Visions Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis Much more than a comedian, Bill Hicks was and still is an inspiration to millions. His timeless comedy tackled the contradictions of America and modern life head on, as he skewered organized religion, railed against the […]

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The People vs. George Lucas

SXSW Review The People vs. George Lucas Director: Alexandre O. Philippe World Premiere Spotlight Premieres 96 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS is a no-holds-barred, completely uncensored, yet balanced cultural examination of the conflicted dynamic between the great George Lucas and his fans over the past three decades. Chock-full of impassioned interviews, stop-motion and […]

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Cyrus

SXSW Review Cyrus Director: Jay Duplass & Mark Duplass Headliners 92 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis With John’s social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcee finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life – her son. Written and […]

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Beijing Taxi

SXSW Review Beijing Taxi Director: Miao Wang World Premiere Documentary Competition 78 minutes Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010 Synopsis BEIJING TAXI is a feature length documentary that vividly portrays Beijing undergoing a profound transformational arch. Through a humanistic lens, the intimate lives of three taxi drivers connect a morphing city confronted with modern issues and changing values. With diverse imagery […]

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