sxsw 2011

SXSW 2011 Wrap-Up

by George Hickman on April 7, 2011

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While the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival ended nearly three weeks ago, Scene Stealers has just finished wrapping up its coverage. In total, contributor George Hickman saw and reviewed 24 films. Below are links to and brief snippets of each of those reviews. Overall, his three favorites of the festival were “Attack the Block,” [...]

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop and A Bag of Hammers.

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop and A Bag of Hammers.

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of Natural Selection and Five Time Champion

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of Bellflower and The Future.

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of Kill List and The FP

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SXSW 2011 Reviews of My Sucky Teen Romance and Wuss.

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SXSW 2011 Movie Reviews of The Divide and Our Day Will Come.

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“Beginners” opens with Oliver (Ewan McGregor), trying to make sense of the death of his father (Christopher Plummer) and what it means for his life. Until his mother (Mary Page Keller) died five years earlier, Oliver had always assumed his father, Hal, was just an emotionally distant man who did not love or did not [...]

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The Jury and Audience Award-winners of the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival were announced last night at the festival’s awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Owen Egerton in Austin, Texas. For the 2011 SXSW Film Festival, 140 features, consisting of 66 World Premieres, 15 North American Premieres and 15 U.S. Premieres, were [...]

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“Attack the Block” opens with the disturbing mugging of a young nurse, Sam (Jodie Whittaker), by a group of hooded thugs. Considering how foreboding they seem, it’s a bit of shock to realize just how young her attackers are. Ladies and gentlemen, meet your protagonists. These posturing, barely post-pubescent hoods will be your protagonists for [...]

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SXSW 2011 is underway and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its several world premiere movie events and panels continue. Here are a couple mini-reviews of new films at SXSW this year. One of the best things about the SXSW Film Festival is that the vast majority of [...]

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SXSW 2011 is underway and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its several world premiere movie events and panels continue. “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kristen Wiig first gained cinematic notoriety for her scene-stealing bit part in Judd Apatow’s “Knocked Up.” Since then, she’s been the go-to comedic [...]

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SXSW 2011 reviews of The Innkeepers and The Key Man

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SXSW 2011 is underway and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its several world premiere movie events and panels continue. Here are a couple mini-reviews of new films at SXSW this year. Blacktino (minor rock fist down) “Blacktino” is a local Austin production and was the debut feature [...]

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