Post Tagged with: “SXSW 2011”

TSR Exclusive: ‘My Big Red Purse’ interview with Giancarlo Iannotta

Chicago filmmaker Giancarlo Iannotta is a family man. He doesn’t just embrace the roots that have make up his extensive Italian family tree, he wants to share them with the world. He captures his family’s stories with his camera, and as a filmmaker of the Vimeo.com age, uploads them to the internet. Iannotta doesn’t have a feature film to his […]

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TSR Exclusive: ‘Beginners’ interview with writer/director Mike Mills

TSR Exclusive: ‘Beginners’ interview with writer/director Mike Mills

It’s not rare for a film to come from the heart, but it’s extremely rare for a movie to be as personal as Beginners, the latest feature from writer/director Mike Mills. In the past decade, Mills has been through some extraordinary life moments. His freshly out of the closet father passed away, and soon after, he fell in love (with […]

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The FP

The FP

SXSW Film Review The FP Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Accompanied by his brother JTRO, Beat-Beat Revelation champion BTRO must compete for the pride of their hometown, Frazier Park (The FP). His opponent: ruthless fighter and trash talker, L Dubba E. L Dub not only defeats BTRO, he sends him to an early grave. L Dub’s instant climb to […]

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Detention

Detention

SXSW Film Review Detention Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Joseph Kahn, Writers: Joseph Kahn & Mark Palermo A downtrodden 17-year-old girl is sent to detention where she must survive a slasher film killer and save the world in time for prom. Cast: Josh Hutcherson, Dane Cook, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson (World Premiere) WHO’S IT FOR?: […]

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Beginners

Beginners

SXSW Film Review Beginners Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Writer & Director: Mike Mills When Oliver (Ewan McGregor) meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Mélanie Laurent) only months after his father Hal (Christopher Plummer) has passed away, this new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who – following 44 years of marriage – came out of the […]

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SXSW 2011 – Day Five: Interview with Mike Mills, Awards Night, Free Drinks

This is Part Five of a five-part series that chronicles Nick Allen’s first experience at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Click here to read all about Nick’s SXSW saga I began my final day of SXSW like a rock star. By this of course, I mean I tried to sleep in a hotel lobby at an early, early […]

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SXSW 2011 – Day Four: Franklin Barbecue Has Got The Best Ribs in Austin, ‘Beginners,’ ‘The FP’

The following is Part Four of a five-part series that chronicles Nick Allen’s first journey to SXSW, which also stands as his first time in Texas, ever. Click here to read all about Nick’s SXSW saga I slept in! No express pass waiting, no 8 AM wake-ups, nothing. Instead, it was decided that we would actually take a break from […]

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Hesher

Hesher

SXSW Film Review Hesher Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Spencer Susser, Writers: Spencer Susser & David Michôd Loud music. Pornography. Burning shit down – just a few of Hesher’s favorite things. And it’s just this kind of anarchy that’s needed to shake the burdens of sorrow from a boy and his father. Cast: Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn […]

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SXSW 2011 – Day Three: ‘Natural Selection,’ The Alamo Drafthouse Theater, Rainn Wilson Strikes Back (Against Jeff Bayer)

The following is Part 3 of a five-part series chronicling Nick Allen’s first journey into the unknown lands of SXSW. Click here to read all about Nick’s SXSW saga Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 My SXSW Sunday started with any proper festival beginning – more line waiting. This time, the express pass line waiting was slightly different. 1.) I […]

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SXSW 2011 – Day Two: Elmo Sightings, ‘Super,’ Rainn Wilson Thinks That Is A Stupid F**king Question

The following is Part 2 of a five part series that chronicles Nick Allen’s first endeavor into the unknown realm of SXSW 2011. Click here to read all about Nick’s SXSW saga Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Jeff and I woke up pretty early on our first full SXSW day for two reasons. I had to wait in line […]

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