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South by Southwest

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  • Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?

    Are The Orwells rock's next big thing?
    On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst. It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game. Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
  • Cannes: Urban Distribution Jumps Into 'River' With Hermanus

    Frederic Corvez' Urban Distribution Intl. has waded into Oliver Hermanus' "Endless River," a South Africa-set English-language drama toplining French star Nicolas Duvauchelle. "River," Hermanus' follow-up to Un Certain Regard player "Beauty," stars...
  • Film Review: 'DamNation'

    Despite the hellfire-and-brimstone title, "DamNation" proves to be a relatively tame eco-issue doc that prioritizes visually stunning nature photography over inflammatory rhetoric and dire prognostications. An audience award winner at this year's SXSW...
  • Aidan Augustin: Feathr co-founder says startup is heading to Texas

    Aidan Augustin: Feathr co-founder says startup is heading to Texas
    Aidan Augustin, 23, Orlando native, Bishop Moore High School graduate, tech entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Feathr Inc., a startup mobile app development company based in Gainesville. The app provides real-time information on event schedules,...
  • Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

    The Canal Director: Ivan Kavanagh Production company: Park Films Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century. Status:...
  • CANNES: Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment Secures $50 Million

    Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has secured $50 million in a combination of corporate and production credit facilities from First Republic Bank. The coin will be used to continue Electric's expansion of TV and feature film production along with...
  • Korea's Weak Cannes Presence Reflects Shifting Tastes

    With Korean media focused heavily on April's Sewol ferry disaster, the weak showing of Korean films in the Cannes official selection did not resonate as loudly as it did last year. No Korean film was included in the competition selections of Cannes,...
  • Leading Korean Studios Bring Enticing Market Offerings

    In contrast to South Korea's anemic festival presence, things are much brighter on the market side. The big three -- CJ, Lotte and Showbox -- have plenty to shout about. CJ E&M brings Un Certain Regard screener "A Girl at My Door," helmed by July Jung...
  • CANNES: Films Distribution Makes Big Sales on 'Girlhood,' 'Cheap Thrills' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Leading arthouse sales company Films Distribution has scored a flurry of top-notch deals on Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood" (pictured) and E.L. Katz's "Cheap Thrills." Directors' Fortnight standout "Girlhood" clearly enthused Cannes buyers. It was acquired...
  • Watch: J.K. Simmons Throws a Chair at Miles Teller in 'Whiplash' Clip

    Though fest-goers are the vast majority of those who have seen drummer drama "Whiplash," Sony Pictures Classic has released a clip online of the upcoming Miles Teller-starrer to wet the appetites of the rest of the public. Teller stars as an ambitious...
  • Coldplay's New Album Garners Highest Sales Week of 2014

    Coldplay has reaped its fourth consecutive U.S. album, ringing up the biggest stateside sales week of the year to date in the process. The U.K. band's "Ghost Stories" (Atlantic) took the top slot with first-week sales of 383,000, according to Nielsen...
  • Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden

    Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden
    "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has scored the first American television interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday. In a major get, Williams traveled to Moscow, where the former National Security Agency contractor is now...