The South by Southwest Film Festival took over Austin, Texas, movie screens earlier this month, and the highlights are worth reviewing. There were good movies and groaners, awkward post-screening Q&As, Korean barbecue taco trucks, traffic problems and a patch of rain over the last few days. Just another great year at SXSW.
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Horror movies like “Unfriended,” “We Are Still Here” and “Pod” scared audiences with their close-to-home premises. Because what you want during a film festival is to come home too scared to go to bed.
Amy Schumer broke onto the big screen with her movie "Trainwreck." The film was directed and co-written by Judd Apatow.
“The Final Girls” stars Nina Dobrev and Taissa Farmiga talk about their ties to the horror genre.
"If your dream only includes you, it's too small,” keynote speaker and “Selma” director Ava DuVernay said.
There was a wedding proposal at the premiere of Ryan Gosling’s “The Lost River.”
The incomparable Lizzie Velasquez shared her feelings on the red carpet premiere of her film, “A Brave Heart.”
The voice talents of Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and Olaf (Josh Gad) joked about their coming FX show, “The Comedians.”
“Star Wars” co-stars Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson discussed their newest sci-fi thrilled, “Ex Machina.”
Sally Field and “Orange is the New Black” Natasha Lyonne gushed about working with comedic scribe Michael Showalter for his new film, “Hello, My Name is Doris.”
Melissa McCarthy kicked fat jokes to the curb in Paul Feig's new movie, "Spy."
Curious visitors stopped by the Bates Motel pop-up sponsored by A&E.
"Manson Family Vacation" reunited estranged brothers in the most unorthodox way.
Documentarian Alex Gibney took audiences behind the scenes to the early days of Apple Computers in "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine."
SXSW programmers continued the rise of female-centric sex comedies like “Trainwreck,” “A Wonderful Cloud” and “The Little Death.”
Spoilers! The "iZombie" cast and creators dished about the new CW series.
"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" took its audiences back to the beginning days of Cobain and Courtney Love’s relationship.
The documentary “GTFO: Get The F% Out” discussed issues of harassment in the gaming industry and proposed a few measures of support.
“Insurgent” fans at SXSW got a preview of the virtual reality experience offered by Samsung.
The new Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart movie “Get Hard” struggled with its stereotypes of race and homosexuality.
“The Corpse of Anna Fritz” freaked out its midnight movie audience with necrophilia.
The hilarious slasher send-up “The Final Girls” made its audiences scream with laughter.
“Game of Thrones” fans were treated to swordplay and beer samples at SXSWesteros.
Until next year!