SXSW 2022 Preview: Back At Last
Forget it. I'm not even going to try to say something pithy to sum up the two years of pandemic-missed SXSW festivals. It's back. Nuff said.
The big Austin fest kicks off today and exists both in person and in an online form. There are a ton of great movies playing. Here are just a few...
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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
Nicolas Cage stars as himself ... only a less successful version who takes money to do an appearance at a birthday party and ends up being recruited by a CIA agent played by Tiffany Haddish. No word if Tiffany Haddish is playing herself -- nor if Tiffany Haddish is, in fact, really in the CIA. The film is directed by Tom Gormican, who previously brought us the Zac Efron/Miles Teller/Michael B. Jordan buddy comedy That Awkward Moment. -Ryland Aldrich