Compared to prestige-oriented film festivals like Cannes, Toronto or Sundance, the SXSW Film Conference and Festival has always been a freewheeling affair. This year the Austin, Texas-based event has ratcheted up that approach even further by premiering an eclectic slate of movies including the action extravaganza "Furious 7," the espionage spoof "Spy" and a new documentary casting a critical eye at the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
Here's a look at five of the fest's buzzed-about films so far.
Fast start for 'Furious 7'
Universal Pictures' biggest franchise made a splash with a surprise screening just after midnight Sunday. The...