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SXSW Film review: ‘Bodkin Ras’

4:01 pm Mar. 16, 2016

“Bodkin Ras” is a clever, solemn film.

Bodkin (Sohrab Bayat) is a fugitive who literally runs into the small Scottish town of Forres,  in an attempt to integrate into Forres’ fabric, no matter how existentially isolated

SXSW Film review: ‘The Art of Organized Noize’

9:47 am Mar. 16, 2016

Organized Noize created the dirty south sound from the dungeon in Southwest Atlanta, and since the early 1990s, rap, hip-hop, soul, rhythm and blues and American popular music in general has been forever changed.

The trio

SXSW review: ‘Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru’

12:20 pm Mar. 15, 2016

Tony Robbins patrols the stage in front of more than 2,500 people at his “Date with Destiny” event in Boca Raton, Florida in 2014 and amidst his pumped-up provocations reminds the rapt audience, “I am

SXSW Film review: ‘Hardcore Henry’

9:56 am Mar. 15, 2016

“Hardcore Henry” is a front-row type of film. It should be seen and experienced in a theater.

However, no matter where you sit or how you see it, you will still be Henry, or at least

SXSW Film Review: “War On Everyone”

9:56 pm Mar. 14, 2016

Before the second screening of “War On Everyone” held at SXSW today, film programmer Jim Kolmar

introduced it by saying, “If you have a moral compass, you might want to smash it on the ground.”

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