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SXSW

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015

In the annals of film festival flops — from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes — the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy.

After the film premiered last week at the South By Southwest Film Festival,...

Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

Two distinctly different documentaries share a common bond: dual identities. One involves a filmmaker diagnosed with terminal cancer who decides to make a documentary about her struggle for survival--juxtaposed with a parallel narrative within the same film about her fictional, more easygoing,...

Sunday, Mar. 22, 2015

John Legend says he's concerned that the "Blurred Lines" verdict could set a scary precedent for artists creating music inspired by others.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, the Grammy winner said understands why people say 2013'...

Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015

Director/screenwriter Trey Edward Shults’ family drama KRISHA--which won the Grand Jury Prize for narrative features earlier this week at the SXSW Film Festival--took the fest’s Audience Award today in the narrative feature competition.

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Friday, Mar. 20, 2015

Snoop Dogg has cleaned up his image from gangster rapper to multi-format entertainer, but he's looking to the past in a new series he's developing for HBO.

Snoop announced Friday — when he was giving the keynote address at South by Southwest — that...

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015

Director/screenwriter Trey Edward Shults’ family drama KRISHA won the Grand Jury Prize for narrative features at this week's SXSW Film Festival. Shults is also a cast member in the film with his aunt Krisha Fairchild starring in the title role....

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015

Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention center as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up. The head of Google's (X) division talked about testing driverless cars and delivery drones, gender bias in...

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015

A documentary about the legacy of Tower Records, the retail store that dominated for decades before filing for bankruptcy in 2006, earned a standing ovation Tuesday at the South by Southwest festival.

"All Things Must Pass" had its world premiere at...

Monday, Mar. 16, 2015

As a plane with a Grumpy Cat flag flew overhead, courtesy of Friskies, the Technorati flooded into panel discussions and happy hour spots at the annual tech festival South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.

Top tech influencers pondered...

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015

A live-streaming app called Meerkat, calls to online activism and pedicabs with a "Game of Thrones" Iron throne seat were the top topics of conversation at South by Southwest over the weekend, as 33,000-plus members of the technology, marketing and media...