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    SXSW '12 Review: 'God Bless America' A Funny, Insightful & Outrageous Indictment Of Contemporary Culture

    At the movies, righteous anger is in painfully short supply these days, but writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait manages to harness all of his (and more than a little bit of ours) in “God Bless America,” a scathingly funny indictment of the vagaries of contemporary U.S. culture. Compiling a...

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    SXSW '12 Review: 'The Cabin In The Woods' Is A Smart, Witty Blast For Genre Fans

    Almost no genre (bar perhaps the romantic-comedy) revolves around formula as heavily as the horror film. Obviously there are sub-categories: the haunted-house film, the zombie flick, the vampire movie. But a disproportionate amount of the involves a group of horny teens going to a remote location, t...

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    SXSW '12 Review: 'Electrick Children' An Offbeat Indie With A Trio Of Charming Young Leads

    Opening the Generation section of the 2012 Berlinale, which is designed to promote films for, by and/or about young people, we honestly weren't sure what to expect from "Electrick Children," the debut film from writer/director Rebecca Thomas. Colour us pleasantly surprised then to discover that the ...

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    Exclusive SXSW Clip: 'Charles Bradley: Soul Of America' Promises An Engrossing Tale Of A Late-Life Music Career

    If you haven't heard the name Charles Bradley, chances are, by the end of SXSW you will. If you're looking for a moving documentary that will also have you tapping your toes, "Charles Bradley: Soul Of America" might just fit the bill.

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    Exclusive SXSW Clip: Lukas Haas Has A Gift For Madeline Zima In 'Crazy Eyes'

    Things are rolling and underway in Austin as the SXSW Film Festival kicks off. Cinephiles, press and everyone else are faced with a plethora of films over the next week, all hoping to snag their attention, and director Adam Sherman will be in town with his sophomore effort "Crazy Eyes."

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    SXSW '12 Interview: Drew Goddard Talks His Inspiration For 'Cabin In The Woods,' Working With Joss Whedon & J.J. Abrams & More

    Tonight "Cabin in the Woods" will open this year's South by Southwest film festival, and those lucky enough to attend will experience something very special. Ostensibly a gleeful send-up and acidic takedown of modern horror films (and their nearly mythical place in our culture), it's as smart as it ...

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    Meet 28 SXSW Filmmakers: A Round-Up

    The SXSW Film Festival starts this week and we're giving you the opportunity to hear from 28 of the filmmakers showing their work this year.

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    10 SXSW Soundtracks To Look Out For Including Scores By Members Of Pearl Jam, Vampire Weekend, Menomena, Tortoise & More

    SXSW is barely 24 hours away from starting (catch up with part one and part two of our preview pieces here), and at this point, it's important to be reminded that one of the things that makes it unique is a particular focus on the crossover between music and film, something that's been a particular ...

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    Patton Oswalt Talks Todd Rohal's SXSW Comedy 'Nature Calls' Plus An Exclusive New Image From The Film

    Making his leading indie debut in the dark "Big Fan" and then stepping out to star opposite Charlize Theron in "Young Adult," you might be surprised to learn that seasoned comic Patton Oswalt has yet to topline a comedy. But all that will change at SXSW this weekend when "Na...

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    Exclusive: Poster Debut for SXSW Film 'Pavilion' Featuring Songs from The Sea & Cake's Sam Prekop

    As the residents of Austin gird their loins for the influx of humanity attending the film/music/interactive festival starting tomorrow, today we have the poster debut from one of the opening night films, "Pavilion," written and directed by Tim Sutton. The score and soundtrack features Sam ...

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