The idea of documenting one’s life via confessional and storytelling monologues is hardly unusual in 2010, but Spalding Gray did it before almost anyone else. And he did it better; in films like Swimming to Cambodia, Monster in a Box and Gray’s Anatomy his personal histories were a gateway to perceptive observations about life and the world around us.

Gray’s Anatomy was directed by Steven Soderbergh. After Spalding Gray’s tragic death by apparent suicide, his widow asked the director to make a documentary about her late husband. The result is And Everything is Going Fine, which is presented not as “a documentary by Steven Soderbergh,” but as “a tribute by” the director. The trailer is after the break. Read More »

SXSW 2010 Feature Film Line-Up Announced


The South By Southwest Film Festival have announced their complete Feature Film line-up for their 2010 fest, which runs March 12 – 20, 2010 in Austin, Texas. Notable films include the Saturday Night Live movie MacGruber, Jay & Mark Duplass’ Sundance hit Cyrus, Bernard Rose’s Mr. Nice, Tim Blake Nelson’s Leaves of Grass, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Micmacs, Michel Gondry’s The Thorn in the Heart, Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary The People vs. George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh’s And Everything Is Going Fine, and Floria Sigismondi’s The Runaways.

They join previously announced films such as Opening Night film Kick-Ass, Hubble 3D, Lemmy, SATURDAY NIGHT and The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights. Read the full line-up after the jump.

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