SXSW Film

The Five Best (and One Worst) Movies I Saw at SXSW 2011

The Five Best (and One Worst) Movies I Saw at SXSW 2011

Featuring Conan O'Brien, Ridley Scott, and one appalling documentary.
Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Mumblecore goes meta, plus four short films about Arcade Fire

Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Mumblecore goes meta, plus four short films about Arcade Fire

So, there I was, snarfing down free pork sliders and St. Patrick's Day booze at a promotional Beaver party the day after the film's SXSW…
Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Mel Gibson in Jodie Foster's <em>The Beaver</em>

Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Mel Gibson in Jodie Foster's The Beaver

"People love a trainwreck... when it's not happening to them." — Walter Black (Mel Gibson), The Beaver Trainwreck was…
Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Crowdsourced doc Life in a Day, plus the film that swept the SXSW awards

Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Crowdsourced doc Life in a Day, plus the film that swept the SXSW awards

To be honest, writer/director Robbie Pickering's Natural Selection hadn't really been on my radar here at SXSW — until it swept…
Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Errol Morris, Paul Giamatti, and Amy Ryan

Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: Errol Morris, Paul Giamatti, and Amy Ryan

I wrapped up my first weekend at SXSW with a Sunday night screening of The Key Man, starring Jack Davenport as a hapless insurance salesman, the…
Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: <em>The Innkeepers</em> & <em>Conan O'Brien Can't Stop</em>

Nerve at SXSW Film 2011: The Innkeepers & Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

The Innkeepers: I arrived at SXSW on Saturday after a harrowing flight reminiscent of Oceanic 815, complete with a bloody medical emergency and…