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SXSW Announces First Wave of Programming: Dunham, Blum keynotes, SXSW Sports conference

South by Southwest, one of the preeminent festivals being held in the country has announced their first wave of programming for the festival next March. The fest has...

SXSW: The East (**½)

How can a movie with such fantastic performances and interesting subject matter feel so drawn out and boring? It’s a quagmire of a situation. On one hand you have...

SXSW Snippet Reviews: Some Girl(s), Reality Show, and Big Ass Spider

SXSW is winding down now and there’s only two films left for me to screen, the Zac Efron led At Any Price and The East featuring Brit Marling, Ellen Page, and...

SXSW: A Teacher (**½)

A Teacher, much like other films deal that with taboo subject matter, has the unenviable task of balancing the melodramatic aspects of the story as well as a need to...

SXSW: Shorts Impress in Comparison to Full Narratives

Big film festivals are a joy to attend, and yet can be a nightmare scheduling wise to get to everything. Often getting swept under the rug are short films as they are...

SXSW: Interview with ‘Snap’ composer Reza Safinia

One of the best things about attending SXSW is getting to meet awesome people like Reza Safinia. A former record producer, Safinia used his experience to craft the score...

SXSW: Much Ado About Nothing (***½)

Much Ado About Nothing is like much like the libations consumed in the film, a plentiful, seemingly endless pool of delight. Joss Whedon’s bold exercise in...

SXSW: Evil Dead (***½)

In the immortal words of my Twitter account post-screening: “Evil Dead HOLY SHIT…I mean HOLY MOTHER FUCKING SHIT that was a fantastic...

SXSW: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (**½)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is kind of a let down to tell you the truth. Given the talent involved and the subject matter, what could have been a fun romp of a film...

Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of SXSW

SXSW is right around the corner so I’ve decided to give you all a Tuesday Top 10 treat from Terence (oh the alliteration!). Unlike Sundance, this film festival...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 3/3)

Hello, Awards Circuit devotees! I hope you’ve all recovered from last Sunday’s Oscar ceremony, because the fun is far from over. Following the pivotal show,...