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SXSW Review: The Infinite Man

Usually the first movie you watch for a festival is a bit of a let down. You're super excited for the festival to kick off and you've hyped yourself up so much that almost nothing is going to stand up to your expectations of what that first...

 
 
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Review: The Comedy

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage for this year's South by Southwest Film 2012. It has been re-posted to coincide with the film's wider release.] Hipster is a word that means nothing when said witho...

 
 
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Review: Rec 3: Genesis

[This review was originally posted to coincide with our coverage at South by Southwest Film 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with its wider theatrical release.] As a sequel to two of the best found-footage horror films in recent ...

 
 
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Review: Killer Joe

[This review was originally posted as part of our South by Southwest Film 2012 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with its theatrical release.] I honestly don't know how to introduce this review for Killer Joe. It goes to ...

 
 
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Review: The Imposter

[This review was originally posted as part of our South by Southwest Film 2012 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with its wider theatrical release.] Everyone wants to believe in something. Sometimes, we try so hard that ...

 
 
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Review: Crazy Eyes

[This review was originally published as part of our South by Southwest Film 2012 coverage. It is being reposted to coincide with its limited theatrical release.] Crazy Eyes wasn't what I was expecting it to be. I thought it'...

 
 
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Clip: The Imposter

The Imposter is a documentary about the weird-but-true story of Frédéric Bourdin, a 23 year old Frenchman who convinced a grieving Texas family that he was their 16 year old son that had been missing for three years. The stor...

 
 
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Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

[This review was originally published as part of our SXSW coverage. It is being re-posted to coincide with its wider release. For more on Safety Not Guaranteed, read my interviews with Jake M. Johnson and Karan Soni, Derek Connolly and Coli...

 
 
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Review: God Bless America

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of SXSW 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's theatrical and video on demand release.] I think that we live in a very jaded world where it's very easy to find somet...

 
 
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Review: Bernie

[This review was originally published for our South by Southwest Film 2012 coverage. It is being re-posted to coincide with the film's wide release. ] Everybody knows that Jack Black is known for a specific type of character ...

 
 
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Review: The Cabin in the Woods

[This review was originally published as part of our coverage of SXSW 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] There is so much amazing stuff going on in Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods...

 
 
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Review: Intruders

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of our SXSW 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] Horror used to be a sandbox for great writers. Now it’s just a landfill where studios and...

 
 
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SXSW 2012: A photo collection... kind of

My SXSW 2012 journey ended last week, but as you may have seen throughout the week, the work was far from over. After all of the interviews, reviews, screenings, walking, sweating, crying, and bleeding, we can finally say goodbye to SXSW 20...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (Los Chidos)

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Jack Black (Bernie)

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Jake M. Johnson and Karan Soni

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Matthew McConaughey and Richard Linklater

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Kirsten Sheridan (Dollhouse)

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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SXSW 2012: Best, Worst, and the Rest of the Fest

Against all odds, Geoff and I survived SXSW and managed to actually get some work done as well! Between fine dining (Geoff says this Jack in the Box place has the most authentic burger in the city!) and late night parties, we also saw a gre...

 
 
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Interview: Writer and director of Safety Not Guaranteed

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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SXSW Review: frankie go boom

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Video Interview: Intruders Director Juan Fresnadillo

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most antic...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Casa de Mi Padre

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Girl Model

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipa...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Los Chidos

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: The Girls of Cabin in the Woods

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Cabin in the Woods Actor Jesse Williams

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hi...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Dollhouse

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Interview: Cabin in the Woods' Jenkins and Whitford

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to hit ...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Extracted

[From Mar. 8 to 17, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipa...

 
 
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Super Troopers meow 2 script finalized meow

This one comes straight from out lovely community blogs, folks. Manasteel88 is down at SXSW and sat in on a talk that Super Trooper creators Jay Chandrasekhar and Kevin Heffernan gave after showcasing their new film The Babymakers. The duo ...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Sinister

[From Mar. 9th to 17th, Flixist will bring you live coverage from deep in the heart of Texas at South by Southwest Film 2012. Keep an eye out for news, features, interviews, videos, and reviews of some of the most anticipated films to ...

 
 
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Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard turned down 3D

We've been ranting and raving (well, just Alex so far) about Cabin in the Woods. According to Alex it's the best horror film in years and everyone must see it. But why isn't it the best horror film in years that everyone must see in 3D...

 
 
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SXSW 2012: It Begins

Assuming I haven't been butchered by Flixist Reviews Editor Geoff Henao, I should be on my way to the first screening of SXSW 2012 day 1. From today until the 17th, Geoff and I will be bringing you reviews, interviews, and event coverage fr...

 
 
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Flixist's Ten Most Anticipated SXSW 2012 Films

With Sundance (the Goliath of film festivals) behind us, we venture into the David of film festivals: South By South West (SXSW). Whereas Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto are filled with big films from big directors shooting big stars, SXSW's ...

 
 




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The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"