SXSW Film Festival

SWSW: Lineup Unveiled With ‘Baby Daddy’ & ‘Song to Song’

SWSW: Lineup Unveiled With ‘Baby Daddy’ & ‘Song to Song’

The South by Southwest Festival, which takes place annually in Austin, Texas, has announced its lineup for the 24th edition of the festival. SXSW will run from March 10th till the 19th. This years line up includes 51 films from first-time filmmakers, 85 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres and 5 U.S. Premieres. Amongst those […]

SXSW: Audience Award Winners Announced

The South by Southwest Film Festival has finally announced the anticipated winners of the fests Audience Awards following the previously announced 2014 Jury Awards, which where announced on March 12th. . Complete List of SXSW Audience Award Winners Narrative Feature Competition Before I Disappear (Director Shawn Christensen) Documentary Feature Competition Vessel (Director Diana Whitten) Documentary […]

Breaking: 2 Killed, 21 Injured As Car Charges Into Crowd At SXSW

UPDATED: Early this morning, around 2am, outside The Mohawk bar a live music venue at the South By Southwest Film Festival a car charged into a crowd of people as well as a taxi cab. The incident has currently resulted in 2 fatalities declared on scene and five of 21 injured have been left in […]

SXSW Review: Cesar Chavez

“Once social change begins it can’t be reversed you can’t humiliate someone who has pride and you can’t oppress someone who is not afraid anymore.” – Cesar Chavez The feature length biography chronicles the life of the civil-rights revolutionary Cesar Chavez, following him as he rages a peaceful struggle towards the basic human rights of […]

SXSW: Award Winners Announced

One of the best moment of any film festival is the anticipation of the awards and here at South By Southwest it is no different where the hopes were held high. Although, this years feature to gain the most awards recognition taking the leading awards is certainly in the SXSW spirit, the comedy Fort Tilden. […]

SXSW Review: American Interior

Getting back to your roots takes on a whole new meaning, as Welsh musician Gruff Rhys journeys off the beaten track on an American road trip to reenact the historical journey undertaken by his 18th Century ancestor John Evans. John Evans’ set off on a fantastical journey In search of a lost tribe of Welsh-speaking […]

SXSW: Inside Late Night with Seth Meyers (Q&A)

Seth Meyers and Producer Mike Shoemaker appeared in a Ballroom at the Austin Convention Center for a South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference panel on Saturday to discuss the inner workings of his their new late-night show. The panel was moderated by The Newsroom’s Olivia Munn. What followed is below. What do you like to do […]

SXSW Review: Chef

A food truck and a Favreau the perfect blend for a life rediscovering journey, road-trip comedy. Chef focuses on culinary master Carl Casper, portrayed by Jon Favreau, whose life as an over worked Los Angeles chef takes an unfortunate turn after an argument with his boss played by Dustin Hoffman which leads his anger to […]

SXSW Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

“a daring, abundantly creative flight of fancy and the only downside is you’ll be sad to leave the cinema” Wes Anderson is truly a directors director, a master of his craft whose fingerprints are smudged across every aspect of the movie making process; from camera to costume, from music to editing. He is a man […]

SXSW Unveils 2014 Lineup With Silicon Valley Sitcom And Veronica Mars Debut

The South By Southwest Festival organizers announced earlier today the the features line up for the 2014 SXSW Festival. Which includes the Kickstarter funded Veronica Mars Movie, the World Premiere of Seth Rogen’s Neighbors, and the pre-air debut of HBO’s upcoming sitcom series pilot ‘Silicon Valley’ which will premiere on the network in early April. […]

Toronto Review: Bad Words

Nobody ever does anything without a reason especially in Jason Bateman’s new twistingly emotional comedy Bad Words. Bad Words focuses on the 40 year old proofreader Guy Tribly played by Jason Bateman who incontestably never even finished eighth grade and plans to exploit a loophole to enter the Los Angeles childrens national Golden Quills spelling […]

Cannes Review: For Those in Peril

For better or worse, Ben Wheatley’s legacy begins. Not that Wheatley, whose films so far I haven’t particularly enjoyed, could have made For Those in Peril. This is much worse. Its persistent shallow-focus and hearts-on-sleeves poetic razzmatazz will win over anyone hoping to see a wholesale transferral of the more debased trends of Britain’s small-screen […]

CNN Films to Air SXSW Documentary “Our Nixon”

CNN recently announced that it has acquired distribution rights to the Documentary “Our Nixon“, which made its debut in from of and American audience at this years South By South West Film Festival (SWSX). Directed by Penny Lane this documentary comprises of a collection of originally 500 reels of intimate home video shot on Super […]

Spring Breakers Scores With Best Limited Opening of 2013

The Upstart Distributed ‘Spring Breakers‘ although only released in three theaters in New York and Los Angles has scored one of the best limited openings of 2013. Although a long road lays ahead for the art-house film as the big challenge hits Spring Breakers, costing a modist two million to produce as it opens in […]

SXSW Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners

Just a short while ago in Austin Texas the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) announced the 2013 Audience Award winners including the Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Narrative Spotlight and Documentary Spotlight Audience Awards. To view the winners for the previously announced 2013 Jury & Special Awards, which included Grand Jury Winner Ben Nabors for William and […]