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SXSW 2022

Alison Brie’s ‘Spin Me Round’ SXSW Comedy Acquired By AMC+, IFC Films

IFC Films and AMC+ have picked up the North American rights to director Jeff Baena’s comedy Spin Me Round, co-written with lead and frequent collaborator Alison Brie. IFC Films will release the movie in theaters, on VOD and it will stream exclusively on AMC+ this summer. In Spin Me Round, Brie stars as the manager […]

‘Clean’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Sandra Pankhurst, the founder of a trauma cleaning service whose own life experience would leave many people damaged beyond repair, is the inspirational subject of Lachlan McLeod’s documentary.

FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Season 3: TV Review | SXSW 2022

Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, LaKeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz are finally back — and off to Europe — after a nearly four-year absence.

Ron Howard’s ‘We Feed People’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

The director documents José Andrés' journey from acclaimed culinary superstar to globe-trotting humanitarian.

‘Mickey: The Story of a Mouse’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Director Jeff Malmberg and producer Morgan Neville delve into the origins and evolutions of Mickey Mouse for this Disney+ release.

‘Crows Are White’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Through his friendship with an unorthodox young Buddhist monk, a first-time filmmaker explores his fear of revealing his true self to his devout Muslim parents.

‘More Than Robots’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

In her directorial debut documentary, Gillian Jacobs explores an international community of high-school students competing to build robots.

‘Under the Influence’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

One YouTuber profiles another in Casey Neistat's doc on David Dobrik.

‘Master of Light’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Winner of the fest's top non-fiction prize, Rosa Ruth Boesten's debut doc introduces George Anthony Morton, a fine artist whose career was born during a decade in prison.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [Live] — Richard Linklater (‘Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood’)

There could have been no more appropriate guest for the first-ever episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast recorded in front of an audience at the SXSW Film Festival than the filmmaker who is most associated with the city of Austin: Richard Linklater. One of the most innovative and influential indie filmmakers of his […]

SXSW: ‘I Love My Dad’ Takes Top Narrative Prize

The 2022 SXSW film festival has announced its winners, with James Morosini’s I Love My Dad and Rosa Ruth Boesten’s Master of Light taking the top prizes in narrative and documentary, respectively. I Love My Dad tells the story of a man who is catfished by his estranged father (Patton Oswalt) in an attempt to reconnect, […]

‘The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Reg Harkema's doc reintroduces one of sketch comedy's most loved and influential troupes.