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SXSW Review Capsule: 'King Kelly'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 13, 2012 3:54 PM
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Can a film shot on an iPhone be able to say enough about our culture while actually being a compelling film? Apparently, yes.

SXSW Review Capsule: 'Starlet'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 13, 2012 1:16 PM
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One of the film's central relationships is an unconventional one. Does "Starlet" place the emphasis on its most satisfying parts?

SXSW Review Capsule: 'Nature Calls'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 11, 2012 6:46 PM
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  • 1 Comment
While some critics are split over the amount of laughs the new Boy Scout comedy produces, most reviews are in agreement: with the talent involved, there should have been more.

SXSW Review Capsule: 'Fat Kid Rules the World'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 11, 2012 4:18 PM
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With a solid central performance by Jacob Wysocki, Matthew Lillard's directorial debut is a solid high-school tale.

SXSW Review Capsule: 'God Bless America'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 11, 2012 1:19 PM
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Whether the film is really about kindness, violence, revenge or just highlighting mediocrity, "God Bless America" is finding a welcome home in Austin.

SXSW Review Capsule: 'The Cabin in the Woods'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 10, 2012 4:15 PM
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  • 1 Comment
No one would blame you if you chose not to read any further.

This Week on Criticwire: Looking Back at the First Full Week

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 10, 2012 4:15 PM
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A helpful list of Criticwire links to guide you through The Week That Was.

VODetails: 'Echotone,' A Documentary About the Influence of SXSW

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • March 9, 2012 3:24 PM
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SXSW is here! And so's a documentary about its impact on Austin's creative class.
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The Top 10 Critics To Follow During SXSW (For Now)

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • March 9, 2012 2:37 PM
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Over the next week and a half, dozens of critics will report on the quality of films at this year's SXSW Film Festival, and so we've assembled this guide to a few of the reliable critical voices at this year's festival as a starting point.

Retro/Active: Tyrkus on 'Magical Mystery Tour'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 9, 2012 9:30 AM
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Roll up for a great piece on "The Magical Mystery Tour!" Click right this way!

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