GALLERY: The 10 SXSW '12 Films With the Most to Prove

Each year SXSW plays host to a slate of risk-taking fare of all kinds, from true indie offerings to upcoming studio releases geared to a slightly more open crowd, and the 2012 film line-up features no shortage of movies poised to earn that precious film festival commodity: Positive buzz. But some projects have more at stake than others -- say, Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's long-awaited Cabin in the Woods, Will Ferrell's Spanish-language comedy Casa de mi Padre, or the directorial debut of actor Matthew Lillard. On the eve of SXSW 2012 (which runs March 9-17 in Austin, Texas), check out the ten SXSW titles with the most to prove going into their festival debuts.

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  • The Winchester says:

    A movie with Dolph Lundgren, James Caan, Johnny Knoxville, AND the guy from Little Britain?!?!?!

    SOLD!!! Can not WAIT to see this flick!

    • Jen Yamato says:

      I KNOW! It's one of my must-sees. Fingers crossed it's as good as the "Telephone" music video.

  • j'accuse! says:

    Channing Tatum really does kinda look like he's 40. When did that happen?