“Road House” remake and more

Women in Music 2024 panel

The 2024 SXSW Film Festival kicked off March 8 in Austin with the opening night world premiere of Doug Liman's film. Road house The remake stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor. It has nine days of debuts including films starring Rooney Mara, Isabelle Huppert, Gael García Bernal, Kristen Stewart and more. Romantic drama Anne Hathaway The idea of ​​you From SXSW star Michael Showalter will close out the festival.

SXSW runs through March 16 in the Texas capital.

Keep checking back below as Deadline reviews the best and most exciting films from the festival. Click on titles to read full reviews.

3 Body problem

“3 body problem”

Netflix

to divide: TV premiere
exit: Derek Tsang
ejaculate: Jovan Adepo, John Bradley, Rosalind Chow, Liam Cunningham, Eiza Gonzalez, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Si Shimoka, Zhen Zeng, Samer Othmani, Benedict Wong, Jonathan Pryce.
Takeaway Deadline: 3 body problem'The biggest existential threats she faces are how redundant everything is, and how every plot twist can be seen from a galaxy far, far away, like Omar Sharif coming over the desert on horseback in… Lawrence of Arabia.

Road house

“road house”

Prime Video

to divide: headlines
exit: Doug Lyman
ejaculate: Jake Gyllenhaal, Daniela Melchior, Billy Magnussen, Jessica Williams, Joaquim de Almeida, Conor McGregor, Lucas Gage, Arturo Castro, BK Cannon, Beau Knapp, Darren Barnett, Dominic Columbus, Bob Minnery, Catfish Jane, Kevin Carroll, Travis Van Winkle , Hannah Lanier
Takeaway Deadline: Despite some flashes of technical brilliance in the action sequences and a few attempts made by the cast, this movie is reconstructed. Road house It stands as a testament to how difficult it is to capture lightning in a bottle.

Time stalker

Aneurin Barnard and Alice Lowe in Timestalker

Aneurin Barnard and Alice Lowe in Timestalker

Ludovic Robert / Hanway

to divide: Narrative lights
exit: Alice Lowe
ejaculate: Alice Lowe, Jacob Anderson, Aneurin Barnard, Tanya Reynolds, Nick Frost
Takeaway Deadline: The ambitious film recalls the Monty Python classic – often very stupid and at the same time very clever – but most of all, it is an idea of ​​what might have been if this all-male team had ever included a woman or two. Basic team lineup. Somehow, Alice Lowe has the broad innocence to pull it all off, which is a very devastating gift indeed.

We were dangerous

“We were dangerous”

SXSW

to divide: Narration feature
exit: JOSEPHINE STEWART-TW
ejaculate: Rima Te Whata, Erana James, Natalie Morris, Manaya Hall
Takeaway Deadline: We were dangerous It never quite comes together as the satirical and subversive film it might have been, but the performances are strong enough in Josephine Stewart-Tei Weiwei's feature debut that their emotional heft is surprisingly indelible.

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