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South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW)

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    Review: Why Margaret Brown's 'The Great Invisible' Matters

    Our mediated culture is obsessed with the tragedy of right now. But director Margaret Brown is interested in the long-term story of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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    SXSW: Mark Duplass First of Four Keynote Speakers

    Tons of news about what to look forward to at next year's South by Southwest.

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    Review: Kate Lyn Sheil Is the Beating Heart of 'The Heart Machine'

    Zachary Wigon’s tale of long-distance relationship woes and paranoia 'The Heart Machine' opens in NY and hits iTunes on October 24.

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    'Frank,' Starring Michael Fassbender Wearing a Giant Fake Head, Totally Rocks (TRAILER)

    In Lenny Abrahamson’s lovely film ‘Frank,’ Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) is a would-be musician who works an office job by day. It’s possible he doesn’t have a lot of talent.

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    Shawn Christensen's 'Before I Disappear' Picked Up for Distribution

    Nearly five months since its world premiere at SXSW, "Before I Disappear" finally finds a home with IFC Films.

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    Interview: Alejandro Jodorowsky Talks 'The Dance Of Reality,' His Belated Return To Cinema, 'Iron Man 3' & More

    No matter what you think of his movies, it’s hard to deny that Alejandro Jodorowsky is a living legend. This is a man whose beautiful, dreamily surreal films helped usher in the popularity of the midnight movie (with things like “El Topo” and “Holy Mountain”) and whose visionary work has inspired a ...

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    Pick Hit: Raunchy R-Rated Comedy 'Neighbors,' Starring Rogen, Byrne & Efron, that Even Critics Love (RED BAND TRAILER)

    Universal Pictures smartly debuted "Neighbors," a raunchy, R-rated comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron as the titular domestic warmongers, at SXSW 2014, where it picked up great word-of-mouth from festival-goers and critics alike. But the best thing in the movie is Rose Byrne. The films opens M...

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    Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' Hitting Theaters This Weekend, Is Scruffy Indie Crowdpleaser

    Jon Favreau took a break from tentpole movies to direct a scruffy family comedy that wears its insecurities on its sleeve. "I shoot food like Michael Bay shoots babes in bikinis," he told me at the rooftop after-party at this past SXSW.

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