20 Movies We Can't Wait to See at SXSW 2018

From a definitive doc on Lynyrd Skynyrd to lo-fi sci-fi thrillers, everything you need to see at the Austin, Texas film fest

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'Galveston'
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'Galveston'

Speaking of Lone Star loners and pulpy criminal endeavors: How about an indie involving a professional killer (Ben Foster, who tends to excel at charming psychotics; see Hell or High Water) and a call girl (Elle Fanning), both on the run and ending up in the title's Texas town? And their past is about to catch up with them, in a major – and we assume fairly violent – way? It's based on the novel by True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto; even more tantalizing is the fact that this adaptation was written and directed by Melanie Laurent, the French actress (she was Shosanna in Inglorious Basterds) who's slowly been making a name for herself as a formidable filmmaker. We're in.

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