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    Movie of the month: MOTHER; Reverse Shot Direct Address #3: Bong Joon-ho

    Damon Smith talks to Bong Joon-ho (Mother, The Host) about the psychological costs of making better films, the blurring of reality and fantasy, and the drinking habits of Korean auteurs.

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    So & Brad Incorporated: More Than A Moviemaking Marriage

    This interview was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2009 Berlin Film Festival. "The Exploding Girl" opens in New York City today.

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    SXSWdaily | "Dragon Tattoo," "Persian Cats," and a "Kick-Ass" Opening

    With badge sales up 25% since last year, the 2010 SXSW Film Conference & Festival has, according to Austin American-Statesman writer Chris Garcia, "evolved with a rapidly changing film culture. It has branched from its roots as a refuge for low- and micro-budget movies that weren't ready for more es...

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    SXSW '10 | Filmmakers Capture History in "11/4/08"

    "11/4/08"'s marks Jeff Deutchman's directorial debut. After four years working in various facets of the independent film industry, Deutchman spearheaded a collaborative initiative to bring together friends from all over the world to capture history. Two weeks before the election of Barack Obama, I a...

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    Discovery | "Lovers of Hate"'s Bryan Poyser: "I like going for uncomfortable squirmy laughter."

    Making any movie is a feat, and having limited resources makes an undertaking all the more daunting. And yet there are those relative few who thrive, and writer/director Bryan Poyser's U.S. Dramatic Competition film, "Lovers of Hate" pretty much nails it with clever writing, solid performances by a ...

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    SXSW '10 | Simon Rumley Celebrates His First "Red White & Blue" Film

    Simon Rumley comes to America for the first time in his five-feature career. In "Red White & Blue," a part of the Emerging Visions program, "Erica (Amanda Fuller) spends her nights trawling the bars and beds of Austin. Emotionally withdrawn, sleeping with multiple men is just what she does... until...

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    Texas Toast: Saluting Quentin Tarantino

    While the Austin film scene was born out of energy harnessed by Richard Linklater more than twenty years ago, it was apparently bolstered on a sidewalk in Southern California.

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    SXSW '10 | Miao Wang Captures City Life in "Beijing Taxi"

    Director Miao Wang's "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 ...

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    Murnau's "Sunrise" Returns to NYC

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    SXSW ‘10 | It Started with a Food Stand: Paul Gordon on His "Poet"

    Paul Gordon's "The Happy Poet" came out of his desire to do something and the appeal of making a film set in a food stand. "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 he...

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