SXSW 2018 Has Been Marred by Bombings That Have Killed 2 and Injured 4 Austin Residents Four recent bombings targeting the city's black and Latinx community have shook residents and bewildered police Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
John Krasinski's A QUIET PLACE has taken up the top entry in my must-see list for months now. I love everything I've seen from the film thus far and the word of mouth coming out of this year's SXSW has been nothing shortShow More Summary
This past week, the Twittersphere exploded after YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki referred to YouTube as a "library" for video from the stage at SXSW. This comparison seemingly infuriated the populace. Twitter comments ranged. If @SusanWojcicki is serious about making YouTube into a library I suggest she put together a team of librarians to consult and...
"This still needs to be read because there is a pain in my neck that didn't exist," write indie rapper Kosha Dillz as he returns from his 10th SXSW. "I need to let you know that there is life after horrible wi-fi, flirty business texts and hope for new business....
Sounds like: LANY, Great Good Fine Ok, The 1975 Song: Eighty Ninety - Three Thirty What's so good? Each day during SXSW, from roughly 6 to 8 pm, everyone gets a chance to catch their second wind. Most showcases kick everyone out to prep...Show More Summary
Though it arrived in a familiar package for fans of films like The Den and Unfriended–an unsettling story told entirely on a computer screen–Timur Bekmambetov‘s thriller Profile surprised audiences with a novel-enough dose of tension at this year’s SXSW Conference, winning the Audience Award in the Visions section of the conference’s Film Track. Show More Summary
They tried to live by one rule – never make a sound – and failed. John Krasinski wrote and directed this year’s A Quiet Place (read our review out of SXSW), starring Krasinski himself alongside real-life wife, Emily Blunt. In theaters April 6th, a family lives an isolated existence in utter silence, for fear of an unknown threat that follows and […]
Are you a fan of horror movies? Are you a fan of horror movies about horror movies? Ya know, Like SCREAM or CABIN IN THE WOODS... Well JoBlo stumbled upon yet another film the plays around with the tropes of the genre. It is called BLOOD...Show More Summary
Shot at at SXSW 2018.
YouTube wants a larger piece of the streaming music pie than it’s currently earned, so it’s come up with an audacious plan that you’re going to hate – and it involves more ads. In an interview at SXSW, YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen, said that people who listen to plenty of music on the platform will encounter more ads between tracks. Show More Summary
After interviewing all twelve members of BROCKHAMPTON’s crew, Nardwuar has now linked up with Lil Pump’s homie Smokepurpp at the 2018 SXSW Music Festival, which recently concluded this past weekend in Austin, Texas. As seen in the eleven-minute video above, the popular Canadian interviewer taps on a variety of subjects, delving into Purpp’s childhood memories, […]
The UK pop collective Superorganism -- who released their debut album earlier this month and had a pretty impressive run at SXSW last week -- recently recorded two songs at RAK Studios in London as part of Spotify's Singles Series. One of them is their own "Everybody Wants To Be Famous" and the other is…
Dinner cooked by an all-star team of female chefs, an enlightening conversation between José Andrés and Andrew Zimmern, and more South by Southwest 2018 is now over, and this year’s conference and festival felt more focused and not as overly extravagant as previous editions. Show More Summary
On Saturday, March 17, legendary game designer Koji Igarashi ‘IGA’ (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night) joined Marvel Comic’s Rise of Black Panther and iO9 senior writer Evan Narcisse for an exclusive discussion surrounding Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Show More Summary
Over the past few years, brands have ramped up the number of immersive experiences at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. So it makes sense that the festival would seek to recognize that work. This year, SXSW created a new awards program, the SXSW Creative Experience Arrow Awards. "SXSW has long hosted awards for technology...
Though there may have been bigger names and buzzier bands on the bill at other places during this year’s SXSW, the “British Takeover” showcase featured one of the best curated lineups of the 2018 festival, putting a new sound on the map in the States. In previous years, the show ... More »
Charlene deGuzman and John Hawkes in Unlovable, premiering March 10 at SXSW. “Never forget that the truth helps others, and helping others is one of the most fulfilling things you will ever feel.” Charlene deGuzman has built a career...Show More Summary
No matter how many times I tweeted at Babs, she refused to clone me like her dogs. Thus their were many artists that I missed at SXSW. Snail Mail (aka Lindsey Jordan) was at the top of that list. I was shut out of one of her shows and too lazy to traipse across town […]
An event that started as a few days of local jam bands in 1987 Austin, Texas has grown to The South By Southwest Conference and Festivals (affectionately known as SXSW, or just “South By”), one of the largest and rangiest agglomerations...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Carly Stone, whose feature directorial debut The New Romantic just premiered in competition at SXSW and won her the Best First Feature jury award, has signed with ICM Partners and Good Fear Management. ICMShow More Summary