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Marc Maron Lynn Shelton Sword of Trust
March 23, 2020
Unbeknownst to the rest of the world, Lynn Shelton and Marc Maron were ready to make a feature together. After
May 28, 2019
700-plus hours filmed, 254 Texas counties visited, and an ungodly amount of Whataburger consumed. In 2018, Democrat congressman Beto O’Rourke
April 6, 2018
When I met with Lynn Shelton after the premiere of Outside In at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, I facetiously
October 27, 2017
MovieMaker got to spend some time with Richard Turner at SXSW this year and we can confirm a common rumor about
October 27, 2017
Mr. Roosevelt is a warm, touching, and hilarious indie that was shot in Austin, Texas on Kodak film, so seeing
October 27, 2017
After seeing the world premiere of Mark Webber’s latest film at SXSW last spring, I wasn’t immediately sure if what
July 28, 2017
I had a feeling I’d like Brigsby Bear. As a comedy fan, how could I not? I’ve been a fan
June 28, 2017
Much was made of Edgar Wright’s surprising departure from directing Marvel’s Ant-Man back in 2014. But while most focused on
June 21, 2017
Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, the real-life couple whose love story forms the backbone of romantic comedy The Big
June 19, 2017
Ten years ago, up-and-coming comedian Kumail Nanjiani and therapist Emily V. Gordon were falling in love. Then Emily fell into a coma.
April 20, 2017
Directing is a fairly strange craft to try to learn, in part because you rarely get a chance to watch
March 17, 2017
Now best known as the mind behind Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (and its highly anticipated sequel, Vol. 2, out
January 5, 2017
Over her last five feature films, 24-year-old writer-director Emily Hagins’ work has largely revolved around teenagers facing adolescence, and growing
October 3, 2016
It’s almost been four years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, which took 20 kids, six teachers, and shook
August 25, 2016
Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Sometimes the sequel is just
August 8, 2016
Just Shoot It is a podcast that dives deep into the ins and outs of what it means to be
July 21, 2016
Improv is all about “yes, and,” taking what your scene partner says, and building off of his or her statement.
March 31, 2016
It’s as daunting a task to play a icon in a film as it is to write and direct that
March 18, 2016
We’ve heard case after case of hungry independent filmmakers who shoot their first films on a shoestring budget, using their
June 17, 2015
As an intern who worked on Balls Out from the first table read to the Tribeca Film Festival premiere, I
April 20, 2015
Brett Morgen’s intro at South by Southwest for his new film, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, was one of the
April 8, 2015
By now, you’ve probably heard of Unlocking the Truth, a heavy-metal band made up of three black middle-school kids from
March 19, 2015
At the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina, I saw my favorite music video of 2014: “Call Me” by
March 9, 2015
South by Southwest commences this week, running from March 13 to 22, 2015. Are you going to be there? While