Sometimes, a location stops being a setting and starts being a character. You see this happen to New York City in the films of Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese, and you see it happen to Los Angeles in the films of Paul Thomas Anderson and Robert Altman, to give you just two examples. The nature of those cities can be seen and (metaphorically) smelled and felt in every frame of… Continue reading How SXSW 2013 Helped Define the "Austin Movie"
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Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes in “Demolition Man”
In “Demolition Man,” which was pretty stupid in 1993 and is now even more unwatchable and terribly boring, Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes play a cop and criminal – both frozen in 1996 (in something clumsily dubbed “CryoPrison”) and thawed out in the pacifist utopia of 2032. Can you imagine what kind of chaos those two are going to get into? Well
By Debbie Emery – Radar Reporter
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves finally made their six-year relationship official on Saturday with a private Austin wedding.
Proving that everything really is bigger in Texas, the couple tied the knot in a ceremony at the 42-year-old actor’s sprawling estate which had been turned into a makeshift campground scattered with tents for guests to sleep in.
I would like to take issue with Movies.com’s South by Southwest coverage. It’s making me jealous. Yes, it is great to know which docs, horror, sci-fi and fantasy films will be worth tracking down later in the year. Yes, those posters from the Mondo Gallery are really cool. And yes, I enjoyed David Ehrlich’s strange, physically taxing first diary entry. However, I am also spending far… Continue reading Short Rounds: Stricken with SXSW Envy? Pretend You're in Austin with these Six Shorts
Monday was a great day to be a Judd Apatow fan at South By Southwest — especially if you happened to be near the Paramount Theater. In the afternoon, the Austin-based festival premiered “Girls,” the new HBO series from wunderkind Lena Dunham, which Apatow produced with his “Undeclared” cohort, Jennifer Konner.
Following the debut of “Girls” — three episodes screened to wild praise and applause — the Paramount was home to… Continue reading SXSW 2012: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow Invade Austin (PHOTOS)