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Weekly Indiewire Clicks: The Best News, Reviews, and Features

Weekly Indiewire Clicks: The Best News, Reviews, and Features

This week on Indiewire we concluded our SXSW coverage and we’ve got handy round-ups of all our coverage and reviews from the festival for you to check out.  Also this week: Kenneth Branagh chats about playing an acting legend in “My Week with Marilyn”; the battle over the “Bully” rating rages on, now with celebrity assistance; the Academy announced next year’s Oscar dates; and we help you decide which films to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with.

Click through below for all the best news, reviews, and features this week from Indiewire:


Academy Sets 2013 Oscar Date; Nominations Pushed Up a Week
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has set the dates for the 2013 Oscar nominations announcement and subsequent award ceremony.

Dallas International Film Fest Announces 2012 Lineup; ‘Cowgirls’ and ‘Satellite’ to Make World Premieres
The Dallas International Film Festival, which will run from April 12-22, 2012, has announced its 2012 lineup.

‘Gimme the Loot’ and ‘Beware Mr. Baker’ Top 2012 SXSW Film Awards Winners
“Gimme the Loot” and “Beware Mr. Baker” topped the SXSW Film Awards, winning the two Grand Jury Prizes.

Celebs Rally Behind Weinstein in “Bully” Battle with MPAA
The Weinstein Company is using every trick in the book to reverse the bullying documentary’s R rating from the MPAA.

Palm Beach Announces 2012 Lineup
RobThe Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) is back for its 17th year in the south of Florida.

‘Bonsai,’ ‘The Imposter’ & ‘Expiration Date’ Take Top Prizes at Miami International Film Festival
The 29th Annual Miami International Film Festival have announced the winners at this year’s festival.


SXSW ’12 | Joss Whedon: ‘I want to make things that are small, pure and odd.’
Joss Whedon looks tired, really tired, when I meet him at the Four Seasons in Austin for a quick one-on-one. Can you blame him?

SXSW ’12 | Deepak Chopra and His Son, Gotham, Talk About Father/Son Doc ‘Decoding Deepak’
Deepak Chopra is that strange hybrid of celebrity and spiritual icon, known for his followers (Michael Jackson was a loyal fan) and diamond-bedazzled eyewear. But to his son Gotham, he’s just Dad.

SXSW ’12 | In Which Rob Riggle and Todd Rohal Crash IW’s Johnny Knoxville Interview
When you book Johnny Knoxville for a one-on-one, it’s a safe bet to expect the unexpected.

Audrey Tautou Seeks the ‘virgin pleasure of acting’ in Her New Film, ‘Delicacy’
You’d expect Audrey Tautou to be charming, and she is

‘My Week With Marilyn’ Star Kenneth Branagh On How to Play a Legend
On paper, casting Kenneth Branagh as Laurence Olivier is akin to casting Kate Hudson as Goldie Hawn: It seems too obvious.

SXSW FUTURES | Indie World is Smitten with High School Senior and ‘Electrick Children’ Star Julia Garner
With her tight blonde curls and the stark contrast between her skin tone and her bold lipstick, it’s impossible to ignore Julia Garner’s presence in a room.

SXSW FUTURES: Welsh Actor Aneurin Barnard Sings in ‘Hunky Dory,’ Runs for His Life in ‘CITADEL’
If there was an acting award for versatility at this year’s SXSW film festival, Welsh performer Aneurin Barnard would be the one to beat.


What to See, What to Skip: New Reviews This Week
Click through below for reviews for all these and more from the Indiewire network:

22 Reviews From SXSW 2012
The SXSW Festival wraps up this weekend and Indiewire was on site to catch as many films as possible.

Critical Consensus: Ben Kenigsberg and Matt Singer Discuss SXSW 2012
Critical Consensus is a biweekly feature in which two critics from Indiewire’s Criticwire network discuss new releases with Indiewire’s chief film critic, Eric Kohn.


SXSW 2012: A Final Round-Up of Indiewire’s Coverage
This weekend marks the end of this year’s SXSW and the Indiewire network was on the scene for the whole thing.

Watch Me, I’m Irish: 10 Movies For Your St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
While clearly St. Patrick’s Day is more about pints of Guinness than it is about movies, here’s a list of 10 films that, in one way or another, celebrate the Emerald Isle.

The 8 Film Startups You Should Know From SXSW
If you’re a film person on the SXSW Interactive trade show floor, it’s easy to leave with a complex.

SXSW 2012: A Mid-Fest Round-Up of Indiewire’s Coverage
Indiewire is on the scene at this year’s South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival bring you the lastest news, reviews and interviews

Why ‘Melancholia’ Tops This Week’s 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks
This week on Blu-ray and DVD

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