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  • SXSW: Dana Brunetti Knocks Zach Braff, Spike Lee for Crowdfunding

    Never one to mince words, Dana Brunetti criticized Zach Braff and Spike Lee for utilizing crowdfunding at SXSW on Sunday. In a Q&A with Randi Zuckerberg, the outspoken "House of Cards" producer singled out the filmmakers because those celebrities...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Pulp'

    The appealing essence of the titular Britpop band is explored in "Pulp," an artfully witty documentary that captures the "Common People" stars as they reunite for one final concert in their hometown of Sheffield, northern England, in December 2012....
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Two Step'

    A slow-burn thriller with rich Texas flavor, "Two Step" reps a promising feature debut for writer-director Alex R. Johnson. This character-driven picture takes its time marinating in quiet conversations and Austin atmosphere, making the sudden jolts of...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Wild Canaries'

    Classic mystery conventions have provided fertile creative ground for any number of young American filmmakers in recent years, as evidenced by Rian Johnson's "Brick," Aaron Katz's "Cold Weather" and now Lawrence Michael Levine's "Wild Canaries."...
  • 'Veronica Mars' SXSW movie premiere review roundup: What are the critics saying?

     
    After seven years of waiting, the "Veronica Mars" movie opened at the SXSW festival in Austin on Saturday (March 8). So did the critics like it?...
  • Comcast Cuts Sony Deal to Sell 'House of Cards,' Early-Release Movies

    Comcast customers can now buy access to "House of Cards" season 1 through their cable set-top box and watch it across multiple devices -- no Netflix subscription required. The cable giant struck a pact with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, giving...
  • Mindy Kaling: The 'boss' of 'The Mindy Project,' her cast and SXSW 2014

    Mindy Kaling: The 'boss' of 'The Mindy Project,' her cast and SXSW 2014
    Mindy Kaling is the boss. Sure, she's fun, easygoing and doesn't bat an eye at wearing neon pink, but that doesn't mean she's not serious about succeeding. "It's sad to me that women feel that, unfortunately, if you show a certain kind of femininity,...
  • SXSW: Director Rob Thomas Predicts Nancy Drew-Like Future for 'Veronica Mars'

    The first day on set of the "Veronica Mars" movie, director Rob Thomas was so excited to get started that he called "action" before the cameras had even begun rolling. Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring, who play the namesake character and her former and...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Possibilities Are Endless'

    One of the most stirring correctives imaginable to the maudlin inspirational narratives often derided as "disability porn," "The Possibilities Are Endless" details Scottish indie-music darling Edwyn Collins' struggles to recover from two massive strokes...
  • SXSW: Lena Dunham on Women, Work and the Tweet She Regrets

    AUSTIN - "Something has to change and I'm trying" -- that's the message "Girls" creator Lena Dunham delivered with her keynote at SXSW on Monday, addressing the differences in opportunities for male and female actors in Hollywood. Adam Driver, a co-...
  • Nick Launches Massive, Free Kids' Choice Awards Book for Apple iBooks

    Nickelodeon launched a free multimedia book for its upcoming Kids' Choice Awards on Apple's iBooks reader, aimed a driving viewers to tune into the live awards broadcast later this month. The Viacom-owned cabler touted it as the first dedicated digital...
  • TV Review: 'Silicon Valley'

    After a string of half-hours seemingly designed for niche tastes that sporadically merit the label "comedy," HBO has its most fully realized and potentially commercial player within that genre in some time thanks to "Silicon Valley." Co-created by Mike...