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Trailer For Our New Favorite Space Opera Spoof Is Packed With 1970s Fun

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We're already in love with Space Station 76, the retro scifi dark comedy that debuted earlier this year at South by Southwest. Before the movie gets a general release, check out the 1970s-fueled goofiness of its trailer. Read more.....

Ethan Hawke Time Travels in the Aussie Trailer for 'Predestination'

"What if I could put him in front of you. The man who ruined your life." It's Minority Report meets Looper in the first trailer for the South by Southwest selected film Predestination. The film follows a temporal agent (Ethan Hawke,Show More Summary

'Halt and Catch Fire': Lee Pace says, 'The PC maker is very different from the pie maker'

AMC's "Halt and Catch Fire," a 10-episode drama about the dawn of the personal computing revolution premiering Sunday (June 1), previewed its pilot for an audience of techies at South by Southwest in March.It was a swing for the fences, and it connected big.None other than Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak moderated the post-screening panel. Show More Summary

Are Music Festivals Killing the Live Music Venue Vibe?

It's just about summertime (officially), which means we're right in the middle of music-festival season. South by Southwest, Coachella and New Orleans Jazz Fest have come and gone, but mega festivals like Glastonbury, Lollapalooza and...Show More Summary

Aussie True Crime Flick The Mule Picked Up by XLrator Media

4 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

One of the more underrated films that premiered at the South by SouthWest Film Festival back in March was the Australian true crime film The Mule, a collaboration between Saw co-creator Leigh Whannell and Angus Sampson, which has just been picked up by XLrator Media for U.S. distribution.

Artist of the Week: Wildlife Control

Two bi-coastal brothers, who normally worked together from opposite ends of the continent, came together at the mid-point city of Austin last March for the South by Southwest music festival after being invited by the organizers. Originally formed in 2010, Wildlife Control is Neil Shah, based in Brooklyn, and his brother, Sumul Shah, headquartered 3,000 [...]Show More Summary

New Music Overload! Here Are 20 New Feminist-Friendly Songs for May.

Musician Esme Patterson and a key collaborator. After a whirlwind of music discoveries at South by Southwest music fest last month, I'm happy dish up this month's heaping helping of new feminist-friendly music I can't stop listening to! 1. Show More Summary

Texas Spitfire Abbie Evans Fights Epidermolysis Bullosa In Cary Bell's Butterfly Girl

Butterfly Girl, a documentary that premiered at this year's South By Southwest, tells the refreshing story of a spunky young Texan with a debilitating disease. Abigail Evans -- Abbie -- is a spitfire who says what she means, and deals...Show More Summary

Wu-Tang Clan, Chance The Rapper Headline Summer Set 2014 Lineup

Words By Jake Krez Well, if South by Southwest wasn’t the official starting bell for festival season then Coachella certainly set things off last weekend as seemingly everyone and their mother descended upon Indo, California for the annual star hangout. Show More Summary

'Chef' Trailer: Jon Favreau Trades Blockbusters For Tacos

Jon Favreau's "Chef" premiered at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival, but general audiences can see what the erstwhile "Iron Man" director has cooked up for his return to indie films starting on May 9. Open Road will release...Show More Summary

Justin Bieber ‘Cheated’ On Selena Gomez With Fan Or Just Tabloid ‘Cheated’?

Justin Bieber is accused of cheating on Selena Gomez with a fan at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW), after reuniting over a whirlwind weekend with Gomez before she flew on to NYC to film an adidas NEO commercial on March 11. The cheating claim comes via – ahem – Star magazine citing inevitably unnamed

Sasha Grey's 'Open Windows' Finds Interested Eyes

South by SouthWest (or as the kids/advertising executives would call it, SXSW) has become an unofficial Cannes Film Festival to dark, twisted, and generally out-of-the box independent hits. Distributors like IFC Films, Magnolia/Magnet,...Show More Summary

Pat Healy Discusses the Pains of ‘Cheap Thrills’

Director E.L. Katz‘s Cheap Thrills was the first movie to get picked up for distribution at this year’s South by Southwest, and it’s also the third movie in a row actor Pat Healy has had at the festival, following Compliance and The Innkeepers. Show More Summary

Fourth victim dies after South by Southwest crash

A fourth person has died two weeks after an alleged drunken driver left a path of devastation in his wake when he plowed a sedan through a crowd of revelers at Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival, police said.

A fourth person has died from injuries sustained during this month's deadly car accident at the Sout

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A fourth person has died from injuries sustained during this month's deadly car accident at the South by Southwest festival. Read more...

Watch A PBS Reporter Get Kicked In The Head During A Hardcore Punk Show

The satirical web series Everything But the News places PBS reporters in decidedly non-PBS situations, including moshpits at hardcore punk shows. The one below has Steve Goldbloom trying to deliver a dispatch from South by Southwest, but he can’t get a word out due to, y’know, getting shoved around and kicked in the head. Show More Summary

Need for Speed and All Is By My Side Actress Imogen Poots on the Fusion of Music and Film

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Imogen Poots, Actress, All Is By My Side and Need for Speed Q: What is it like to have your film debut at the South by Southwest film festival? A: It is so cool to have Jimi: All Is By My Side debut here because it's obviously a festival that fuses together music and film pretty seamlessly. Show More Summary

Sandy Le, friend of TMT, was a victim in last week’s SXSW tragedy; Fundly campaign set up to aid family

As we mentioned last week, the unfortunate incident that took place on March 13 at South by Southwest took a personal turn when we learned that Sandy Le, the roommate of longtime TMT writer E. Nagurney, was one of the injured. Tragically, she has since passed away. Show More Summary

Tyler, The Creator's SXSW Show Not A Riot, Says Attorney

An attorney for Tyler, The Creator, says the Odd Future rapper did not incite a riot at a show during South By Southwest last week and would not deliberately put fans at risk. Perry Q. Minton says in the statement released Thursday morning...Show More Summary

Lil Bub And Instgram Help Find Loving Homes For Pets At SXSW

We all know social media basically exists for the sole reason of sharing adorable animal pics. But one recent initiative demonstrated how posing with a pooch can garner more than just likes. Lil Bub, South by Southwest and Instagram recently teamed up to find loving homes for cuddly creatures. Show More Summary

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