Latest coverage of the SXSW Film Festival, currently underway in Austin, Texas.
Monday 23 Mar 2015
This year's SXSW had more girl power than ever before.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The SXSW Film Festival has always been a launching pad for women in Hollywood -- it's where Lena Dunham premiered "Tiny Furniture" in 2010, and "Girls" in 2012; where 2011's "Bridesmaids" debuted; and where Brie Larson...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The studios had a strong showing at SXSW this year, as evidenced by the high-profile premieres of "Trainwreck" and "Spy," as well as a secret screening of Paul Walker's final performance in "Furious 7." Happily, outside...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The studios had a strong showing at SXSW this year, as evidenced by the high-profile premieres of "Trainwreck" and "Spy," as well as a secret screening of Paul Walker's final performance in "Furious 7." Happily, outside...
Wednesday 18 Mar 2015
After delving into the back story of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Alex Gibney says: "I would say I'm no longer madly in love with my iPhone".
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After causing a stir at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year with his Scientology expose "Going Clear," director Alex Gibney arrives at SXSW with another documentary -- about the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs....
"This film seemed racist as f---," said one audience member at the post-screening Q&A.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Kevin Hart introduced his latest comedy "Get Hard" at SXSW on Monday night by telling fans to give him their reviews on Twitter. "If you don't like it," Hart said with a sarcastic bite, "what I want you to do is go in...
A recap of the best movie moments to date at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - This year's SXSW Film looked as star-studded as the Oscars (or at least the MTV Movie Awards), with one of the festival's most commercial movie lineups ever. Capping the busy weekend was a rare triple feature: the...
Tuesday 17 Mar 2015
Paul Walker's final appearance in the street-racing franchise "Fast & Furious" left a preview audience teary-eyed at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (Reuters) - Paul Walker's final appearance in the street-racing franchise "Fast & Furious" left a preview audience teary-eyed at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival for the first public screening of the last film the...
Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reflect on the unexpected impact of John Hughes's "The Breakfast Club", as the 30th anniversary celebrations get underway at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (Reuters) - Thirty years after five misfits entered high school detention and defined the archetype for the modern teen movie, actresses Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reflected on the unexpected impact of John Hughes's ...
Monday 16 Mar 2015

Brand: A Second Coming movie review

An examination of comedian/political agitator Russell Brand's motivations and contraditcions.