Watch The First Trailer For SXSW Winner SHORT TERM 12

Destin Daniel Cretton's naturalistic drama Short Term 12 premiered at this year's SXSW to the buzziest of buzz and then went on to win both the Grand Jury and Audience prize there. The film continues on the festival circuit this... More »
By Ben Umstead   

WASTELANDER PANDA Is Coming For You. New Series Teasers Begin

Last year we found out about a strange new hybrid of awesome, a webseries about a Max Rockatansky-style panda wandering the blasted post-apocalyptic landscape. A prologue for this series, Wastelander Panda, was launched online, and after an overwhelming vote of... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   


Short Term 12, which stars Brie Larson as a supervisor at a foster home for at-risk adolescents, took home the SXSW 2013 narrative prize, awarded by a jury which included Indiewire editor and Chief Dana Harris and GQ articles editor... More »
By Brian Clark   

SXSW 2013: Drafthouse Films Adds Some CHEAP THRILLS To Its Roster!

Hot off its World Premiere during the midnight screening on March 9th the U.S. distribution rights for the comedy thriller Cheap Thrills has been picked up by Drafthouse Films and Snoot Entertainment. The film was produced by Snowfort Pictures, who... More »
By Andrew Mack   

SXSW 2013: BIG ASS SPIDER Clip Will Melt Your Face Off!

There is an expression in the world of Metal music called 'The Face Melter'. It is when you get a heavy metal solo that is so awesome and powerful, it causes one's face to melt. You will not find any Heavy Metal music in this... More »
By Andrew Mack   

SXSW 2013 Exclusive: SWIM LITTLE FISH SWIM Trailer Makes A Delightful Splash

Director Ruben Amar is no newb to the world of film festivals, what with his slew of short films, including Checkpoint, playing the likes of Slamdance, Saraosta and Palm Springs. Teaming up with his fellow French compatriot Lola Bessis for... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Experience The Dark Side Of Dubstep In The Teaser For SXSW Title SNAP *Video Now Embedded*

You know about those young whippersnappers out there dancing and grinding and convulsing to a new brand of electronic music that they've titled dubstep, right? Well, who would have thought that anybody would ever make a dark, psychological drama with... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Cue the Wagner, Cue The War! Trailer for MILIUS Documentary

Writer.  Filmmaker. Gun-owner.  And all around bad-ass, John Milius, is the man who is responsible in part for the Dirty Harry franchise, Apocalypse Now, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, 1941, Conan The Barbarian, Red Dawn and HBO's... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Serpents And Sinners In Trailer For Mitchell Altieri's HOLY GHOST PEOPLE

William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor and the like had it right. When you take people somewhere off the beaten track and stoke a religious fervor in them, strange things can happen. You don't even need to go off the beaten track... More »
By Todd Brown   

SXSW 2013 Exclusive: Teaser Trailer Debut for GOOD NIGHT

It's festival trailer premiere season and we've got another SXSW exclusive for you. This time it's the feature debut Good Night from director Sean H. A. Gallagher. Though the premise sounds a bit dark, the trailer looks like a... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

SXSW 2013 Exclusive: Trailer Debut for SAKE-BOMB

There's really nothing as funny as some good ironically racist humor, which is exactly what looks to be on full display in this Twitch exclusive trailer debut for Junya Sakino SXSW Premiering debut feature Sake-Bomb. Billed as a sexed-up... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Afghanistan TV Goes Indie in SXSW Selected THE NETWORK

Soon to debut at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, The Network documents the creation of the first independent television network in Afghanistan. Eva Orner, an award-winning Australian producer, makes her directorial debut with the documentary. The festival describes... More »
By Peter Martin   

First Images From Mitchell Altieri's SXSW Selected HOLY GHOST PEOPLE

Writer-director-producer Mitchell Altieri is best known as one half of The Butcher Brothers - a name he shares with Phil Flores - but he leaves his regular nom de plume behind, along with the strict horror focus of the Butchers'... More »
By Todd Brown   


The final film lineup announcement for SXSW just hit and 14 additional features have been added to the fest. The most notable additions are Zal Batmanglij's Sound of My Voice follow-up and closing night film, The East (our Sundance... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

SXSW 2013: First Trailer For BIG ASS SPIDER Does What It Says On The Tin

Mike Mendez is one of the great underrated directors of low budget splattery horror. I first came to notice him with The Convent back in 2000, a fun little haunted house/possession film starring the great Adrienne Barbeau. In the years... More »
By J Hurtado   

SXSW 2013: YOU'RE NEXT, THE RAMBLER, & (Renamed) V/H/S/2 Lead Midnight and Shorts Announcements

It's been a bit of a wait, but Adam Wingard's home invasion hoedown You're Next (our review) is finally being resuscitated. Although it was purchased after TIFF 2011, the film got caught in Lionsgate-Summit merger purgatory. It's now dated... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Fabulous First Trailer For SXSW Selected Gang Drama LICKS

Exepct director Jonathan Singer-Vine to turn a lot of heads at SXSW with his debut feature Licks. The story of a young man returning home after a stint in prison the first trailer for this one has just arrived and... More »
By Todd Brown   

SXSW Doc Selection REWIND THIS Offers Up A New Trailer

There is a compelling argument to be made that nothing has had a larger impact on the film world throughout its entire existence than the VHS tape. Not the arrival of color. Not the arrival of sound. Nothing. Because while... More »
By Todd Brown   

Break Out Your Twenty Sided Die And The Trailer For SXSW Selected Comedy ZERO CHARISMA

Michael Paul Stephenson is on a roll. Once a trivia answer amongst cult film buffs thanks to his childhood acting role in Troll 2 - considered by many to be the worst movie ever made - Stephenson turned that notoriety... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fantastic First Image From Emily Hagins' SXSW Selected GROW UP, TONY PHILLIPS

Austin based filmmaker Emily Hagins occupies a somewhat unique space in the American indie film scene. Completing her first film - Pathogen - when she was only twelve years old, Hagins was embraced by the Austin based blogging community as... More »
By Todd Brown   
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