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  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Great Invisible'

    There's a recurring map graphic in "The Great Invisible" that charts the staggering impact of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and its bordering states, an image that sums up the wide net cast by Margaret Brown's diffuse but deeply sobering and...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Take Me To the River'

    The latest documentary exploration of a particularly fertile region in the history of American music, in this case Memphis, "Take Me to the River" compensates for a lack of originality and depth with no shortage of joyful celebration. An inside job by...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Buzzard'

    Flaunting its bargain-basement budget for maximum grunge and weirdness, Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" stars his regular collaborator, the inimitable Joshua Burge, this time as a disaffected temp -- an angry member of the 99% bent on scamming corporations for...
  • Tilda Swinton at SXSW: 'I Don't Have a Career, I Have a Life'

    AUSTIN - "Please go away," Tilda Swinton says to a publicist 16 minutes into our interview. We are speaking about Scotland, where she resides, and how she sorts out what roles she'd like to play. The 53-year-old actress is firm and honest and returns to...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Heart Machine'

    Although it loses its nerve a bit in the home stretch, Zachary Wigon's impressive debut feature, "The Heart Machine," is largely successful in crafting a "Conversation"-like thriller of irrational obsession out of the knotted intricacies of online...
  • 2 Killed, 23 Injured in Car Crash at SXSW

    AUSTIN -- Two people were killed and 23 more were injured after a car drove through SXSW festival barricades and struck a crowd of pedestrians early Thursday morning, police said. At a press conference held in front of the crime scene, Austin Chief of...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Arlo & Julie'

    Jigsaw puzzles may not rank too high on the list of typical relationship hazards, but it's the arrival of just such a puzzle that tests and threatens the bond between the titular characters in "Arlo & Julie," a low-key, low-budget charmer that marks a...
  • SXSW: Tragedy to Hang Over Film, Music Segments of Austin Fest

    The mood at SXSW will undoubtedly be somewhat somber on Thursday as fest-goers grapple with the news that two people were killed and 23 others injured when a car plowed into a large crowd outside a club hosting one of the fest's music showcases. It was...
  • 2 killed at SXSW: 'The most horrific thing I've ever seen'

    AUSTIN, Texas -- A speeding car drove into a packed crowd of pedestrians outside a downtown Austin nightclub during the SXSW music festival early Thursday morning, killing two bystanders and injuring 23. The incident began shortly after midnight when...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Creep'

    Smallscreen platforms doubtless will be the primary showcases for "Creep," a slow-burning found-footage suspenser with some mildly clever twists and a knockout payoff. But any genre fan who's able to catch this sporadically unsettling indie with a...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
  • SXSW tragedy: 2 dead, 2 critical after car plunges into crowd

    SXSW tragedy: 2 dead, 2 critical after car plunges into crowd
    HOUSTON — Doctors who treated those injured in an overnight crash at the SXSW festival, including the driver, said at least two remained in critical condition. “These are the worst injuries we see and not everyone survives,” said Dr....