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When this announcement landed in my inbox I could hardly contain my excitement.  Then I remembered that it’s still 2012 and the next SXSW Film Festival is still six months away!  The announcement of new programming at SXSW 2013 has whetted my appetite though and I’m ready for the next

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I love movies and I really don’t know that I have ever enjoyed a film this much or been so giddy even after walking out of the theater. I think I have a crush on this movie, which i didn’t even know was possible until now.

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At SXSW 2012, I was lucky enough to spend about ten minutes with Rob Riggle who you may know from such roles in The Hangover, Step Brothers, 21 Jump Street, and the upcoming Nature Calls. We talked everything from quitting flight school for comedy to his fans to his comedy inspirations. Honestly, I was

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Cabin in the Woods was written with Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford in mind for the part of the two, I want to say antagonists, but they could just as easily be protagonists. Part of the beauty of this movie is you really get to decide, it is a thinking

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Cabin in the Woods was the talk of this year’s SXSW Film Festival.  No matter who you are, if you are a fan of horror, you will be a fan of this film.  I can’t wait until it comes out in April so I can sit and watch it with

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The Safety Not Guaranteed red carpet promised a lot of talented actors, as well as a director and writer that I admire for their concept and ability to bring together an amazing cast, so this was a big deal for me. Never having been on a red carpet before, I assumed that

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My final day at SXSW 2012 came all to quickly. I had an absolute blast and cannot wait to attend next years festival! On my last day I was able to see three very interesting films. Monsieur Lazhar. This French Canadian film was nominated this past year at the Academy

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My day four at SXSW felt like a slower day to me for some reason. I saw a documentary, the premier of a new HBO show, and then a film I was excited to see again. The day definitely ended on a positive note with some of my favorite memories

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Day three of SXSW 2012 came and went. Heck, the whole film festival portion of SXSW went by incredibly fast. On my third day there, I saw three films (which turns out to be the regular amount per day that I saw). Dollhouse. This Irish film is about six teenagers

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The Audience Award winners have been announced for SXSW 2012!  I’ve been looking forward to seeing the awards that were chosen by audiences across the festival.   Every time I was handed one of those little ballots I was so excited to be able to have a way to tangibly

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Mike Birbiglia might not be a name that’s easily recognizable, but his brand of comedy has amassed a bit of a following. Sleepwalk With Me was able to be funded based off the success of his one man, off-Broadway show. Like most comedians, he bases his jokes off of his own life,

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Day two of SXSW 2012 came and went quite fast. My day was fun-filled with four films total. At SXSW they have these things called SXXpress Pass (pronounced South by Express Pass) that you can get on the day of any particular showing. The box office opens at 9am with

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