1. The film festival at South by Southwest just wrapped, but not without a ton of coverage on the web. Twitch and David Hudson on Aaron Katz’s Cold Weather, which he dubs “the first breakout hit of SXSW 2010.”
2. At the A/V Club, Scott Tobias “>Seven Plus Sized Actresses who managed steady careers in show biz.
4. On a semi-personal note, Ghost Town, one of the films that I distribute through my label dGenerate Films has been getting great reviews during its weeklong run at MoMA in New York. A.O. Scott of the New York Times calls it “A miniature epic of the everyday.” Read more raves.
5. Finally, not movie-related but very sad all the same. Per Paul Westerberg’s song, I was one of those millions who sang for Alex Chilton, and now he’s gone. CNN has a surprisingly good obituary detailing why Chilton was one of the all-time greats of rock. But let’s let the man sing for himself – here he is on Leno back in the 90s, a few years before this song became the theme song on That 70s Show: