SXSW 2019: Film
SXSW Film Review: Midnight Shorts
Film Review: Midnight Shorts
The best of the fest's late night micro-horrors

March 20, 2019

PHOTOS: Pet Sematary Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Mon., March 18, 2019

PHOTOS: Stuber Red Carpet
Photos by John Anderson

Mon., March 18, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Amazing Grace</i>
Film Review: Amazing Grace
Two nights with the incomparable Aretha Franklin

March 17, 2019

<i>Pet Sematary</i> Premieres at SXSW, but Does the Big-Budget Revival Stand Up?
SXSW Film Review: Pet Sematary
Will the latest Stephen King adaptation raise your spirits?

March 17, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Curse of La Llorona</i>
Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona
An overdose of jump scares in this latest Conjuring spin-off

March 16, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Day Shall Come</i>
Film Review: The Day Shall Come
British satirist Chris Morris takes aim at security theater

March 16, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Sister Aimee</i>
Film Review: Sister Aimee
The true-ish story of the original celebrity hoax

March 15, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Tread</i>
Film Review: Tread
The ugliest, wildest zoning fight ever becomes a trip into madness

March 14, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Daniel Isn’t Real</i>
Film Review: Daniel Isn’t Real
Enter the imaginary anti-friend

March 14, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash</i>
Film Review: The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash
The Man in Black as a rainbow of emotions in this tender documentary

March 14, 2019

Inside the Amazing World of Taxidermy With <i>Stuffed</i>
Film Q&A: Stuffed
Director Erin Derham finds beauty and lessons in animal art

March 14, 2019

Frank Oz on Muppets, Disney, and Being Puppies at SXSW
Featured Session: Frank Oz
The great director gets candid at the fest

March 13, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>The River and the Wall</i>
Film Review: The River and the Wall
Award-winning border documentary focuses on nature over politics

March 13, 2019

Lance Bass Relives an Astounding Fraud in <i>The Boy Band Con</i>
Lance Bass Relives an Astounding Fraud in The Boy Band Con
Manufactured pop meets true crime in this documentary about Lou Pearlman

March 13, 2019

SXSW 2019 Film Awards
SXSW 2019 Film Awards
All the winners from this year’s jury competitions

March 13, 2019

SXSW Film Keynote: Olivia Wilde
Film Keynote: Olivia Wilde
The director applies her Booksmarts to making films

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>We Are the Radical Monarchs</i>
Film Review: We Are the Radical Monarchs
Oakland's next generation of activists gets a place to learn

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Q&A: <i>Red Dog</i>
SXSW Film Q&A: Red Dog
True stories from Oklahoma City's most infamous bar

March 12, 2019

First Look at AMC's New Supernatural Horror <i>NOS4A2</i>
First Look at Supernatural Horror NOS4A2
Two-episode preview from Joe Hill's book sets up an epic showdown

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Apollo 11</i>
Film Review: Apollo 11
Unseen footage takes us back to the first moon landing

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>I'm Just F*cking With You</i>
Film Review: I'm Just F*cking With You
A race to the bottom in different flavors of toxic masculinity

March 12, 2019

PHOTOS: Good Boys Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Tue., March 12, 2019

PHOTOS: The Day Shall Come Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Tue., March 12, 2019

SXSW VR Cinema: <i>Cypher</i>
VR Cinema: Cypher
You control Güvenç Özel's interactive new flesh sculpture

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Museum Town</i>
Film Review: Museum Town
Epic art as economic development in the story of MASS MoCA

March 12, 2019

Raising Hell With the Legacy of Molly Ivins at SXSW
SXSW Film Review: Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Texas’ beloved crusading journalist gets her documentary due

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Building the American Dream</i>
Film Review: Building the American Dream
The true human cost of construction in Texas

March 12, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>For Sama</i>
Film Review: For Sama
Life and death in war-torn Syria’s last hospital

March 12, 2019

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Say Goodbye to <i>Broad City</i> at SXSW
Broad City Series Finale
If you’re here for spoilers, queen, we’ve got some news for you

March 11, 2019

Ethan Hawke Shines Through the Grime as a Reformed Ex-Con in <i>Adopt a Highway</i>
Film Review: Adopt a Highway
A modest film about a good-hearted person who can’t catch a break

March 11, 2019

Punk-Hop Love Letter to the Late Rapper Lil Peep Soars High
Film Review: Everybody’s Everything
SXSW Film premieres Everybody’s Everything

March 11, 2019

PHOTOS: Booksmart Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Mon., March 11, 2019

Inside the Colorful and Creative World of Competitive Dog Grooming at SXSW
Film Review: Well Groomed
Well Groomed will have you rooting for the underdogs

March 11, 2019

PHOTOS: The Highwaymen Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Mon., March 11, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Booksmart</i>
Film Review: Booksmart
Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is smart, funny, and wild at heart

March 11, 2019

McConaughey and Korine Make Stoned Magic With <i>The Beach Bum</i>
Film Review: The Beach Bum
Harmony’s latest exercise in no seatbelt-style filmmaking moves fast

March 11, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Long Shot</i>
SXSW Film Review: Long Shot
Rogen and Theron are charming in charmless political rom-com

March 10, 2019

Neil Gaiman and Cast Tease Amazon Prime’s <i>Good Omens</i>
Neil Gaiman and Cast Tease Amazon Prime’s Good Omens
Fantasy legend talks collaboration & adaptation, and brings the stars

March 10, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Little Monsters</i>
Film Review: Little Monsters
With these monsters and Us, Lupita Nyong’o is SXSW 2019’s horror icon

March 10, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Sakawa</i>
Film Review: Sakawa
Documentary shows the underbelly of Ghanian internet scammers

March 10, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Pink Wall</i>
Film Review: Pink Wall
Add another classic to the “Breakup Dramas” genre

March 10, 2019

PHOTOS: Long Shot Red Carpet and Premiere
Photos by Gary Miller

Sun., March 10, 2019

Film Review: <i>Villains</i>
Film Review: Villains
Relationships are hard (when you’re aging spree-killers)

March 10, 2019

PHOTOS: The Beach Bum Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Sun., March 10, 2019

Maeve Higgins Makes SXSW Ghost Comedy More Than <i>Extra Ordinary</i>
Extra Ordinary
Comedian and podcaster takes on the afterlife

March 10, 2019

Film Review: <i>The Peanut Butter Falcon</i>
Film Review: The Peanut Butter Falcon
Unlikely friendship comedy-drama soars on wobbly wings

March 10, 2019

PHOTOS: Good Omens Red Carpet
Photos by John Anderson

Sat., March 9, 2019

Film Review: <i>The Wall of Mexico</i>
Film Review: The Wall of Mexico
Border tensions from a new perspective

March 9, 2019

Film Review: <i>Amazônia Groove</i>
Film Review: Amazônia Groove
An entrancing collection of music from the rivers of northeast Brazil

March 9, 2019

Film Review: <i>Body at Brighton Rock</i>
Film Review: Body at Brighton Rock
Campfire tale finds something spooky in the shadows

March 9, 2019

PHOTOS: Us Red Carpet
Photos by Gary Miller

Sat., March 9, 2019

SXSW Short Film “Stop” Finds Fear in Being Pulled Over
“Stop”
Austin director Steven DeGennaro on race and roadside terror

March 9, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Pahokee</i>
Film Review: Pahokee
Austin filmmakers catch the hopes and dreams of small-town Florida

March 9, 2019

SXSW Film Review: <i>Yes, God, Yes</i>
Film Review: Yes, God, Yes
God, guilt, and Titanic

March 9, 2019

SXSW Film Q&A: John Lee Hancock on <i>The Highwaymen</i>
The Highwaymen
Texas director retells the Bonnie and Clyde story from the cops’ view

March 9, 2019

Film Review: Jordan Peele’s <i>Us</i>
Film Review: Jordan Peele’s Us
The Get Out director has seen the enemy, and it is us

March 8, 2019

SXSW Short Film “Sweet Steel” Tells Heartfelt Story of Suicide
“Sweet Steel”
Austin filmmaker Will Goss on his new film about depression

March 8, 2019

<i>Chronicle</i> Recommends: A History of SXSW Headliners
A History of SXSW Headliners
From time travel to baseball, some of our favorite first night films

March 8, 2019

PHOTOS: 2019 Texas Film Awards at AFS Cinema
Photos by David Brendan Hall, and Gary Miller

Fri., March 8, 2019

15 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at SXSW 2019
15 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at SXSW 2019
A few words about some of our favorite films coming to the fest

March 7, 2019

<i>Saint Frances</i> Takes a Charming and Honest Look at Pregnancy
Saint Frances Takes a Charming and Honest Look at Pregnancy
Millennial comedy and the things women don't want to talk about

March 7, 2019

Tackling Inherited Trauma in SXSW Film <i>Mickey and the Bear</i>
Tackling Inherited Trauma in SXSW Film Mickey and the Bear
Writer/director Annabelle Attanasio on when bloodlines become scars

March 7, 2019

<i>The Garden Left Behind</i> Bears Witness to Anti-Trans Violence
The Garden Left Behind Bears Witness to Anti-Trans Violence
A new paradise lost from filmmaker Flavio Alves

March 7, 2019

Bob Byington and Kaley Wheless Go to Nebraska in <i>Frances Ferguson</i>
Bob Byington and Kaley Wheless Go to Nebraska in Frances Ferguson
Small-town sins follow an unlikeable person in this likable film

March 7, 2019

Going on the Offensive With <i>The Art of Self-Defense</i>
Going on the Offensive With The Art of Self-Defense
Jesse Eisenberg navigates the hierarchy of martial arts

March 7, 2019

Austin's Queen of Soul Is Weird Made Flesh in <i>Becoming Leslie</i>
Austin's Queen of Soul Is Weird Made Flesh in Becoming Leslie
A personal look brings the local legend into posthumous focus

March 7, 2019

An Unconventional Campaign History in <i>Running With Beto</i>
An Unconventional Campaign History in Running With Beto
Hop in Beto O'Rourke's passenger seat

March 7, 2019

Innovating an End to Austin Street Life in <i>Community First, A Home for the Homeless</i>
Innovating an End to Austin Street Life in Community First, A Home for the Homeless
Getting a second chance at a home

March 7, 2019

Meet the New Bloodsuckers in FX's <i>What We Do in the Shadows</i>
Meet the New Bloodsuckers in FX's What We Do in the Shadows
Prepare for the return of the vampire

March 7, 2019

CM Punk and Travis Stevens Hunt for the <i>Girl on the Third Floor</i>
CM Punk and Travis Stevens Hunt for the Girl on the Third Floor
SXSW Midnighter follows a haunting in Chicago

March 7, 2019

With <i>Darlin’</i>, Pollyanna McIntosh Is Part of the Rising Tide of Female Horror Directors
With Darlin’, Pollyanna McIntosh Is Part of the Rising Tide of Female Horror Directors
Time for a bloody change

March 7, 2019

Bow Down and Pay Up for <i>J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius</i>
Bow Down and Pay Up for J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius
The power of slack compels you in this SXSW documentary

March 7, 2019

Lynn Shelton and Marc Maron Wield a <i>Sword of Trust</i>
Lynn Shelton and Marc Maron Wield a Sword of Trust
A question of trust in this new comedy

March 7, 2019

Eugene Mirman Gets Intimate in <i>It Started as a Joke</i>
Eugene Mirman Gets Intimate in It Started as a Joke
Documenting the 10-year run of an underground comedy revolution

March 7, 2019

Elisabeth Moss Might Just Be Her Own Character
Elisabeth Moss Might Just Be Her Own Character
The actor headlines SXSW in opening night film Us, and probes the cost of fame in Her Smell

March 7, 2019

Robert Rodriguez Returns to His DIY Roots With <i>Red 11</i>
Robert Rodriguez Returns to His DIY Roots With Red 11
The film the Austin director shot while filming blockbuster Alita: Battle Angel debuts at SXSW

March 7, 2019

Stacey Abrams, Beastie Boys to Speak at SXSW
Stacey Abrams, Beastie Boys to Speak at SXSW
Nile Rodgers, Gwyneth Paltrow and more join the roster

Feb. 12, 2019

<i>Pet Sematary</i> Remake to Close SXSW Film
Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced

Feb. 6, 2019

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?

Jan. 16, 2019

Jordan Peele’s <i>Us</i> Will Open SXSW Film 2019
Jordan Peele’s Us Will Open SXSW Film 2019
Get Out director’s follow-up opens in theatres March 15

Jan. 8, 2019

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