SXSW Film Festival: The Infinite Man

SXSW Film Festival: The Infinite Man
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Director Hugh Sullivan leads this awkward yet charming tale of jealousy and redemption with a delightful cast of characters. McConville is provided with the entertaining opportunity to portray a love-starved mess to a conniving mastermind as his versions compete against one another. … read more

SXSW Film Festival: Sequoia

SXSW Film Festival: Sequoia
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Andy Landen’s Sequoia, while suffering from some problems with clichéd characters—its cast looks like a mix of privileged if troubled film students and out-of-work soap stars—actually takes some serious risks in terms of subject matter. … read more

SXSW Film Festival: Thank You a Lot

SXSW Film Festival: Thank You a Lot
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Texan director Matt Muir’s Thank You a Lot is the sort of film you find yourself watching late at night in a hotel room in the middle of Idaho or Nevada. For some reason, you never manage to change the channel. … read more

Leave The World Behind: An Interview with SXSW Filmmaker Christian Larson

Leave The World Behind: An Interview with SXSW Filmmaker Christian...
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True passion for collaboration and subject matter is demonstrated in director Christian Larson’s new documentary, Leave It All Behind, a film following Swedish House Mafia on their farewell tour around the world. … read more

SXSW Film Festival: Animals

SXSW Film Festival: Animals
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Sometimes a film or a work of art or a piece of music tries to tell you something, in a whisper, barely audible so you have lean in real close, and really listen. Other times it shouts what it wants to tell you from 3 feet away so that nobody could misunderstand or mishear it. I prefer the former. No need to shout, I’m a good listener, I can understand what you’re saying without hearing a word. Pandering to your audience is a good way to win awards, sure, but what I really want when I watch a movie is something that challenges the way I think and exist.
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SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day One 03.11

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day One 03.11

It’s that time of year again, when SLUG Mag messes with Texas. Editor Angela Brown, Lead Designer Joshua Joye, Editorial Assistant Alexander Ortega and Digital Content Coordinator Cody Kirkland have stepped up to the plate to blast through all the bases at SXSW, with lists of all their daily happenings from shows, food carts, free booze and parties. Check back with SLUGMag.com every day to get the scoop on our batting average in Austin. … read more

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Two 03.12

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Two 03.12

SLUG Mag’s gotten to Second Base with SXSW. Our fearless team of SLUGgers saw their first full day of SXSW’s takeover of Austin, Texas. Read on to see each batter’s swings at shows, food and exclusive SX parties. … read more

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Three  03.13

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Three 03.13

Texas has three outs, and SLUG is back up to the plate for Day Three of SXSW. Our diligent team has been getting the skinny on Austin’s happenings during the SX takeover, and they’re each seeking out the most home-run shows to give one of them a “Thumbs Up” per day. … read more

SXSW Film Festival: Leave The World Behind

SXSW Film Festival: Leave The World Behind
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Leave The World Behind was one of the best electronic documentaries I’ve seen to date, as director Christian Larson excellently captured the emotional roller coaster that was Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour from the perspective of both the group and the fans. … read more

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Four 03.14

SLUG SXSW 2014 Stats – Day Four 03.14

Day Four of SXSW saw our SLUGgers hitting it out of the park and into “The Lake,” Austin Texas’ Colorado River for a boat cruise! … read more