The Punk Singer, Sini Anderson’s intimate, invigorating portrait of Riot grrrl founder and former Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman Kathleen Hanna, world premiered at SXSW this week and it’s the film I can’t stop thinking about. In it, Hanna reveals for the first time that she dropped out of the music scene after being stricken low by Lyme Disease, a diagnosis that took six long, hard years for doctors to make. At its terrifying peak her illness robbed Hanna of that raw belt of a singing voice and she worried she’d soon be bound to a wheelchair. Watch a clip below: READ FULL STORY »
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The South by Southwest Film Festival kicks off this Friday evening, March 8 in Austin, TX. The opening night festivities include a double feature of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, with stars Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, and Olivia Wilde on hand to welcome movie lovers to the venerable Paramount Theater, and the highly anticipated remake of the 1981 cult horror classic Evil Dead. The nine-day festival will celebrate 133 films, from the US premiere of Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers, in which former Disney stars run amok, to the world premiere of I Am Divine, Jeffrey Schwarz’s documentary about the legendary drag queen. There will be conversations with the likes of Danny Boyle and Matthew McConaughey, red carpets with Willie Nelson and Billie Joe Armstrong, and movies premieres of Big Ass Spider! and Unhung Hero, whose self-explanatory titles are a thing of pithy and bold beauty. Out of so many riches—Before Midnight, Don Jon, Good Ol’ Freda, You’re Next, The East—it’s cruel to pick what intrigues us most, but here are five flicks for which we can’t wait to turn off our phones. READ FULL STORY »
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