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SXSW Film Festival

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    Marc Webb Originally Didn’t Want To Make ‘Amazing Spider-Man,’ Addresses Villain Overkill Concerns For The Sequel

    SXSW: In the vaults from indie-filmmaker to tentpole blockbusting director, Marc Webb took one of the biggest jumps in recent memory. He started his feature-length filmmaking career with 2009’s inventive and quirky “(500) Days Of Summer” and then made the quantum leap to “The Amazing Spider-Man.”

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    Tilda Swinton Tells SXSW How She Feels About Cinema -- Her Answer is Sublime

    If there's anything more mesmerizing that watching a Tilda Swinton performance, it's seeing the actress and film festival runner speak live in person. SXSW attendees in Austin got to experience Swinton in all her alluring glory yesterday during an hour-long talk, moderated by the Film Society of Lin...

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    SXSW: Marc Webb On How Video Games Taught Him to Make Films and What He Regrets About 'Spider-Man'

    Few filmmakers in recent memory experienced quite the ascent Marc Webb did when he was handed reigns to Sony's "Spider-Man" franchise with only one feature credit under his belt (the breakout Sundance smash "(500) Days of Summer").

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    SXSW: Is AMC's New Drama 'Halt and Catch Fire' the Network's Next 'Mad Men'?

    Almost three months away from its television premiere, AMC's new drama "Halt and Catch Fire" screened its first episode at SXSW.

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    SXSW Review: Scary Haunted Mirror Horror 'Oculus'

    If there's one certainty in the horror genre, it's that trends will come and go. Some strain of horror will be popular for a few years, then disappear just as quickly, waiting for its moment of reinvention or cultural relevance. The genre's recent past has been dominated by two forces: the torture-p...

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    SXSW Review: ‘Neighbors’ Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron & Rose Byrne

    The last time Universal screened one of their big summer comedies at South by Southwest, it turned out to be "Bridesmaids"—a movie that not only proved to be a massive financial success (and a breakthrough for its cowriter/star Kristin Wiig) but a critical one as well, even earning an Academy Award ...

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    SXSW Review: 'Veronica Mars' Starring Kristen Bell

    The mere existence of a "Veronica Mars" movie seems downright miraculous in and of itself. This was a beloved but barely viewed cult television series that aired on the now-defunct UPN for three unceremonious seasons before being banished to the illusory land of "canceled before its time." Years aft...

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    SXSW Review: ‘The Heart Machine’ Starring Kate Lyn Sheil & John Gallagher Jr.

    As more tools, apps, devices and iProducts emerge to ease the struggles of modern existence, the manifestations of each invention come with unforeseen consequences. And as such, as the digital age progresses, the complexities of intimacy, relationships and sex are increased. While the stigma of onli...

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    SXSW: Watch the Opening Sequence of Kat Candler's 'Hellion'

    "Hellion," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, will screen at this year's SXSW. Ahead of its screening, you can watch the film's opening scene.

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    SXSW Exclusive: 'The Possibilities Are Endless' For Edwyn Collins In Clip From Documentary

    You likely know Edwyn Collins as the British pop star who was part of the '80s outfit Orange Juice and rode up the charts with a solo career that included the 1994 hit single "A Girl Like You." What you may not know is how the singer came to the brink of death, nearly lost the memory of everything h...

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