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‘Doris’ wins SXSW audience award

2:34 pm Mar. 21, 2015

“Hello, My Name Is Doris,”  the Sally Field comedy about an eccentric older woman who falls for a young co-worker, won the top audience award at SXSW, organizers announced Saturday

The Audience Awards follow the previously

Julien Temple on Wilko Johnson: “I was entranced by him”

1:36 pm Mar. 20, 2015

In 2010, documentarian Julien Temple (“The Filth and The Fury,” The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle”) made a movie called “Oil City Confidential” about the British pub rock/proto-punk band Dr. Feelgood. Temple go to know

SXSW Film review: ‘Being Evel’

4:36 pm Mar. 19, 2015

After seeing the documentary “Being Evel” at South by Southwest Wednesday, I feel comfortable saying we can probably stop making movies about the legendary Evel Knievel. That statement is a testament to the comprehensiveness