I’m not familiar with most of the lineups of SXSW but some really good movies that were in competition at Sundance are:
80s: Blood Simple, Stranger than Paradise, Heathers, Sex, Lies and Videotapes.
90s: Slacker, Reservoir Dogs, Clerks, Big Night, Slam, Buffalo ‘66, High Art, Pi, Smoke Signals, Three Seasons
00s: Girlfight, You Can Count on Me, The Believer, The Deep End, Donnie Darko, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, In the Bedroom, L.I.E. Memento, Secretary, All the Real Girls, Thirteen, Primer, Maria Full of Grace, Napoleon Dynamite, The Woodsman, Brick, The Squid and the Whale, Quinceañera, Half Nelson, Sherrybaby, Teeth, Frozen River, Ballast, Precious, Amreeka, Adam, Humpday, Sin Nombre
2010s: Winter’s Bone, Blue Valentine, Happythankyoumoreplease, Howl, Like Crazy, Another Earth, Here, Martha Marcy May Marlene, On the Ice, Pariah, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Comedy, Hello I Must Be Going, Keep the Lights On, LUV, Safety Not Guaranteed, Simon Killer, Smashed, Fruitvale Station, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Concussion, Kill Your Darlings, Mother of George, Upstream Color
Thanks loads! Here’s my movie list for the rest of the year haha. Already seen and liked some of these, so I guess this list goes in the right direction!