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‘I Love My Dad’ Cast on Creating Cringe Comedy: “This Is Either Going to Be a Success or It’ll Be a Fiasco”

On paper, the premise for I Love My Dad is not only ambitious but outright cringe. Inspired by a real experience from writer, director and star James Morosini, the film follows a desperate father (Patton Oswalt) who accidentally pulls off the catfish of the century, as he pretends to be someone else online in order […]

SXSW Expands to Australia With 2023 Conference and Festival in Sydney

SXSW, the annual conference and festival in Austin, Texas, that brings together leaders across entertainment and technology, is launching a new iteration in Sydney, Australia, beginning in 2023. Taking place next year from Oct. 15 to Oct. 22, SXSW Sydney will serve a similar purpose as SXSW in Austin but for the Asia Pacific region, […]

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.

Events of the Week: ‘WeCrashed,’ ‘Pachinko’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for WeCrashed, Pachinko, Life & Beth and Cheaper by the Dozen. SXSW The annual music, tech and film festival returned to Austin this year, […]

‘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.