A slick and streamlined documentary about the ambitious Houston mavericks who challenged the supremacy of then-dominant IBM in the 1980s with their revolutionary concept for a portable computer.
This swamp-thing progeny of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Night of the Hunter" offers blood-and-thunder Southern Gothic excess both tempered and heightened by vivid directorial textures.
What plays as a revenge-from-beyond-the-grave horror opus dramatizes an actual case in which a Texan very possibly wrongly executed for murder "cursed" those who'd aided his conviction.
The motivational speaking superstar gets an uncritical showcase in Joe Berlinger's atypically non-investigative doc.
AUSTIN, Texas — "The Arbalest," Adam Pinney's droll, puzzle-like tale of unrequited obsession starring Mike Brune as a famed 1970s toy inventor, won the grand jury prize for narrative features at the…
There's off-kilter appeal but not much in the way of hilarity or point to this droll curiosity.
A formally and thematically ambitious documentary that revisits the 1966 sniper shootings at the U. of Texas at Austin.
While sales have been slow at this year's SXSW, the Orchard has landed a deal for a movie that premiered in Austin a year ago: the coming-of-age drama "I Dream Too Much," Variety has learned. The…
FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the SXSW documentary "Silicon Cowboys" and plans for a fall theatrical release. The film, directed by Jason Cohen and produced by Ross…
In what will likely be the biggest sale out of this year’s South by Southwest, Starz is nearing a deal to acquire the indie comedy “My Blind Brother” in the low seven-figure range, Variety has…
Many films have screened at South by Southwest as "a work in progress" — such as last year's "Trainwreck" or 2014’s "Neighbors." But when Seth Rogen took the stage at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday…