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Life In Color SXSW 2015 Interview Katharine Emmer
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Life in Color is an endearing, true-to-life story of two people stuck in a proverbial rut who come together to learn the importance of friendship and moving forward, whatever that may mean at any given moment in one’s life.  I had the opportunity to speak with Emmer at SXSW this

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SXSW Film 2015 Sandwich Nazi
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I walked in to the film, The Sandwich Nazi expecting to be entertained by what was presented as an outgoing Lebonese sandwich shop owner who would regale us with tales of his former life as a male escort.  What I came away from was something much more personal and human.

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Jason Ritter and Simon Helberg, We'll Never Have Paris
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During SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas, Simon Helberg and Jocelyn Towne brought their true-life relationship misadventure to the big screen for everyone to see with We’ll Never Have Paris.  They brought a stellar cast with them to share the fantastically realistic film with festival-goers, including Maggie Grace, Melanie Lynskey and

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Maggie Grace may be best known for her roles in the Taken franchise and on television series like Lost and Californication.  I sat down with her at the SXSW 2014 Film Festival to talk about one of her latest projects, Simon Helberg and Jocelyn Towne‘s real life romance mishap, We’ll Never

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The Retrieval is a story set during the Civil War as a boy, Will (Ashton Sanders),  and his uncle, Marcus (Keston John), are made to help a gang of bounty hunters find and capture a former slave now free, but a wanted man.  The boy struggles with his developing sense of

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Heather McIntosh is a badass.  She may or may not corroborate this estimation of her character, but how else can you describe someone with her resume?  Ms. McIntosh is a cellist with a penchant for electronic music and a passion to share her creative spirit with the world. Heather scored

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Creep is the first feature for writer, director and star Patrick Brice, which he made with long-time friend Mark Duplass.  The film follows Aaron (Patrick Brice) as he agrees to film Josef (Mark Duplass) for reasons unknown to him after he answers a Craigslist ad for a videographer.  As the film

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Nicholas McCarthy received acclaim in recent years for his short turned feature film, The Pact.  After a successful first feature, McCarthy is back this year with horror film and SXSW Midnighter Home.  The film has been getting praise from horror film fans at SXSW and sites like FEARNet.  Home has a

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Dir: Kat Candler Coming into SXSW, Hellion had a tremendous amount of buzz.  A movie by local Austin director Kat Candler (Cicadas, Black Metal) that stars Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul (most recently of Need For Speed) set expectations high.  By all accounts Hellion surpasses expectations and is Candler’s finest work to

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Starry Eyes tells the story of a young actress named Sarah. Sarah’s tale is like so many in Hollywood; she has a dead-end job at a restaurant, shares an apartment and auditions for acting gigs.

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Nicholas McCarthy’s horror film HOME makes it’s debut at SXSW 2014 & stars Catalina Sandino Moreno, Ashley Rickards & Naya Rivera.

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South by Southwest (SXSW) 2014 is finally upon us. As with each year a number of feature films and independent programs are vying for attention. Our Screen Invasion team is excited about this season’s lineup.  Here are a few movies that have made our must-see list. We’ll Never Have Paris

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is more than just an actor, he has proven himself as a writer and director with his latest project, the film Don Jon.

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Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson are the founders of the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, now in it’s second year.  These women are heroes to me.  Not only have they created a festival for one of my favorite artistic mediums and forms of entertainment, but they did it in

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Since I haven’t had the privilege before now to see the masterpiece that is Joss Whedon‘s Much Ado About Nothing, it is by far the one thing I HAD TO see at SXSW this year. The reason behind this was, of course, not only the film itself, but the fact

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MILO is a film which, when you first hear the description of the film, seems to be better fodder for thirteen year old boys than a film festival crowd. I mean, a guy who thinks a demon is living in his intestines? But trust me when I tell you this

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