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South by Southwest

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  • Conan O'Brien will host shows from Comic-Con 2015

    Conan O'Brien will host shows from Comic-Con 2015
    Conan O'Brien is looking to get a jump on all the Dave, Jimmy and Jimmy talk by announcing his own late-night move next summer. He's going to become the first late-night host to broadcast his show from San Diego's Comic-Con International. "Conan" will...
  • Pulse Films Taps Ex-Summit Exec Ashley Schlaifer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pulse Films has tapped former Summit Entertainment exec Ashley Schlaifer as head of U.S. development and production for the company's Los-Angeles based division. Schlaifer will oversee development of a slate of scripted TV and film projects in the U.S...
  • Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'

    Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'
    Among the countless concerts, reunions and every other stripe of live performance at the recent South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, L.A. roots-rock stalwarts Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters generated considerable buzz from their...
  • Lorde, Imagine Dragons Top Billboard Nominations

    For those artists who walked out of the Grammys empty-handed, they get another chance at a trophy next month at the Billboard Music Awards on May 18. Lorde, a newcomer to the awards, and Imagine Dragons boast the most nominations with 12 each. Lorde took...
  • One Direction, R.E.M. among 2014 Record Store Day releases

    One Direction, R.E.M. among 2014 Record Store Day releases
    What does boy band sensation One Direction have in common with alt-rock-era stars Veruca Salt and R.E.M.? They're all among the acts who revealed that they'll be participating in the 2014 edition of Record Store Day, a promotional event geared toward...
  • Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role

    Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role
    AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Duvall first came to Texas when he was 10, a San Diego military brat on a visit to his mother's family. It would be his first time on a horse, and his first encounter with the people he would later come to know so well....
  • Alleged Google Glass attack victim accused of recording neighbors

    Alleged Google Glass attack victim accused of recording neighbors
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Sarah Slocum, the social media consultant who said she was attacked for wearing Google Glass in a San Francisco bar, was accused two years ago by neighbors of surreptitiously recording them with her smartphone, according to court...
  • Golden Globes back Jan. 11, 2015, with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler hosting

    The 72nd Golden Globe Awards have been set for Jan. 11, 2015, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Productions announced Wednesday. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who emceed the past two shows with aplomb, will reprise their duties (as was ...
  • Film Review: 'Big in Japan'

    Much like most of the songs performed by the band whose misadventures drive its wispy plot, "Big in Japan" comes off as pleasantly diverting, vaguely familiar and instantly disposable. Real-life Seattle rockers Phillip A. Peterson, David Drury and Sean...
  • Oculus Rift Just Put Facebook in the Movie Business

    Just as the movie industry gathered this week at CinemaCon to discuss its future, Facebook came along and changed it without even bothering to show up in Las Vegas. The surprise $2 billion acquisition of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus Rift by a...
  • Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary 'Print the Legend'

    Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to "Print The Legend," a documentary about the nascent American 3D printing industry that premiered at SXSW this month. The film explores the people and companies racing to deliver consumer 3D printing -- a...
  • 'Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Will Set Up Sinister Six Sequel

    With two more "Amazing Spider-Man" sequels slated for 2016 and 2018, it's only fitting that the upcoming Spidey pic "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will introduce the villains for The Sinister Six movie. "At the tail end of this movie we set up some of the...