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SXSW Film World Premiere: ‘Weed the People’ Abby Epstein, Ricki Lake

Weed the People, Abby Epstein, Ricki Lake, SXSW FF screening & Q and A

Opioids jeopardize the immune system and addict the patient. Cannabis alleviates pain and inflammation and promotes healing. Why can't citizens choose life and healing with a nontoxic herbal over chemical toxins which addict the user and destroy the liver and kidneys? This becomes one of the film's main themes. The desperate parents profiled in it chose life for their children. Cannabis oil was there for them. What if it wasn't?

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SXSW Movie Review: ‘Brothers’ Nest’ – Memories Can Kill

Brothers Nest

'Brothers’ Nest', a world premiere at the SXSW Conference in Austin, provides a horrifying twist on getting together with the family. It is also a tour-de-force for director Clayton Jacobson, screenwriter Jaime Browne, and composer Richard Pleasance. This Australian team takes us to the outback and plays with our sense of right and wrong.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars – The Last Jedi’

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended with a silent Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) being offered his old Lightsaber by Rey (Daisy Ridley) many theories were thrown about as to what would happen next. With the release of The Last Jedi we finally find out what Luke has been doing and …

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SXSW 24 Beats Per Second: Making Friends with Lynyrd Skynyrd

SXSW Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd is the band credited with popularizing Southern Rock during the 1970s. Their hits such as "Sweet Home Alabama," "That Smell," and "Gimme Three Steps" are known to many people who probably couldn’t identify the band. 'If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd' was a revealing and touching portrait of artists gone too soon.

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SXSW Movie Review: Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ a Dog’s-Eye-View of the World

Isle of Dogs

In 'Isle of Dogs', Wes Anderson’s stop motion/animated film, he gives us the dog’s-eye-view of a corrupt city boss who exiles all the dogs of Megasaki City to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island. The film premiered to a sold-out crowd in Austin’s classic Paramount Theatre at the SXSW Conference. After the film, Anderson and cast members Bill Murray and Jeff Goldblum answered questions.

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