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When it comes to remakes, there’s a certain degree of skepticism that immediately arises from any hard core cinephile. The films and franchises that we’ve placed high upon a pedestal are there for a reason, so that they can’t be messed with. What’s lost in that train of thought is

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Every year film-goers try to find the best of the best and the hidden gyms of each year of the SXSW Film Festival.  My SXSW 2013 list is a living thing, changing with each passing day and it will continue to do so throughout the festival itself.  As SXSW Film

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Greetings and salutations! Welcome to the latest installment of Crossing The Streams; your new streaming mix tape. This installment spans all sorts of genres, styles, classifications and even languages to bring you not “what’s now”, but “what comes next”. Bosnian Rainbows is the brainchild of vocalist Teri Gender-Bender of the band Le

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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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It has been a very busy day at Chapter Cinema, the unlikely location for an even more unlikely collection of games. Ranging from egg and spoon races with a tennis racket and space hopper to Star Wars monopoly and all the way to Augmented Reality football, there were a whole

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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon is described on the website for the film as “The story of two grown brothers who secretly compete in a homemade Olympics during a family reunion. When their fierce and disruptive competition is uncovered, the brothers must choose between their passion for beating the hell out of each

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V/H/S is a horror anthology of sorts that received great reviews at both the Sundance Film Festival and at SXSW this year. Luckily, the film was picked up by Magnolia Films for distribution and will be released later this year. I did not get a chance to check this film

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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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Upcoming film American Animal features the work of bold and talented director/writer/actor Matt D’Elia. Describing himself as a huge cinephile, living and breathing films of his favorite directors Alfred Hitchcock and Roman Polanski, D’Elia channeled his passion for the industry into a highly emotional film he considers to be like

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Sound of My Voice shows that with just the right amount of creativity, an interesting film can be created with limited resources.

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The Cabin in the Woods is a film about five young friends that go on a weekend vacation to a cabin deep inside the woods. This isn’t just a normal weekend for these friends. Sounds like a regular horror film right? Wrong. I’ll warn you now. If you don’t already

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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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The Sunset Strip is a legendary stretch of road between West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. This portion of Sunset Boulevard  has seen a lot of action over the years and is a beloved spot to many.  The film Sunset Strip was brought about by a love for this magical place

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Safety Not Guaranteed is such a great film! The film got fantastic reviews out of the Sundance Film Festival, which made me very jealous since I wasn’t there to enjoy it. Luckily, it was selected to come to SXSW this year and I was in attendance for that particular festival.

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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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