Post Tagged with: “SXSW 2011”

SXSW 2011 – Day One: Lines, Lines, Lines and ‘Source Code’

The following is an account of TSR writer Nick Allen losing his mega festival virginity to this year’s South by Southwest gathering, which included seeing a lot of movies, waiting in a lot of lines, and eating and sleeping like cinema groupie. This is Part 1 of 5. Click here to read all about Nick’s SXSW saga Complete Coverage of […]

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Another Earth

Another Earth

SXSW Film Review Another Earth Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Mike Cahill, Writers: Mike Cahill and Brit Marling On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident (from imdb.com). (Secret SXSW Screening) WHO’S IT FOR: If your whistle is […]

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The Innkeepers

The Innkeepers

SXSW film review The Innkeepers complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director & Writer: Ti West Hotel clerks by day, amateur ghost hunters by night, the last two employees of the historic Yankee Pedlar Inn set out to prove that their place of business is as haunted as its reputation. Cast: Sara Paxton, Pat Healy, Kelly McGillis (World Premiere) WHO’S […]

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Super

Super

SXSW film review Super complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director & Writer: James Gunn In this outlandish dark comedy, James Gunn has created what is perhaps the definitive take on self-reflexive superheroes. Cast: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, Michael Rooker (U.S. Premiere) WHO’S IT FOR? Do you need a superhero movie that’s not a superhero movie […]

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Win Win

Win Win

SXSW film review Win Win complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni Tom McCarthy, acclaimed writer/director of The Visitor and The Station Agent, once again explores the depths and nuances of human relationships in his new film about the allegiances and bonds between unlikely characters. Cast: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, […]

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

SXSW film review Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Constance A. Marks The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet – the heart and soul of Elmo – Kevin Clash. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage […]

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blacktino

blacktino

SXSW Film Review blacktino Complete Coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director & Writer: Aaron Burns Sad, fat, black, latino, nerd. It doesn’t get any worse than that. Cast: Austin Marshall, Devyn Ray, Tiger Sheu, Danny Trejo, Jeff Fahey (World Premiere) WHO’S IT FOR?: I would only recommend blacktino to people who need to learn how not to make a film. […]

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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

SXSW film review The Greatest Movie Ever Sold complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Morgan Spurlock Morgan Spurlock (Oscar nominee, Super Size Me) explores the world of product placement, marketing and advertising in POM Wonderful Presents: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD, a film fully financed through product placement. WHO’S IT FOR? If you’ve liked anything that Spurlock has done […]

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Page One: Inside The New York Times

Page One: Inside The New York Times

SXSW film review Page One: Inside The New York Times complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Andrew Rossi Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity. WHO’S IT FOR? Journalists, this should be required reading. For everyone else, this film gives a glimpse at how […]

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How to Die in Oregon

How to Die in Oregon

SXSW film review How to Die in Oregon complete coverage of SXSW Film 2011 Director: Peter D. Richardson The film tells the complex stories of terminally ill Oregonians, their families, doctors and friends, as they decide whether to end their life by lethal overdose under Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. WHO’S IT FOR? If you want your education in the […]

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