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  • South by Southwest: Seth Rogen comedy premieres, TV section debuts

    South by Southwest: Seth Rogen comedy premieres, TV section debuts
    "Neighbors," the raunchy Seth Rogen comedy about a married couple living next to a frat house, will premiere alongside Jon Favreau’s restaurant comedy “Chef” and Rob Thomas’ crowd-funded “Veronica Mars” movie as part of...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel in salesman mode at SXSW
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force. There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
  • SXSW 2014: Tilda Swinton, Robert Duvall and Ralph Steadman set for SXSW spotlight

    SXSW 2014: Tilda Swinton, Robert Duvall and Ralph Steadman set for SXSW spotlight
    Tilda Swinton, Robert Duvall and groundbreaking visual artist Ralph Steadman will travel to Austin, Texas, next month for the South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, organizers announced Wednesday. The trio, along with Jason Bateman and Mike...
  • 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' trailer shows mayhem

    'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' trailer shows mayhem
    El Rey Network released the first official trailer for "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series." The supernatural crime saga based on the cult classic film premieres at 8 p.m. March 11 on Robert Rodriguez's new cable network. The series will get its world...
  • VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback

    VH1's 'Rock Docs' to cover funk origins, EDM, Sharon Jones' comeback
    The evolution of funk music, Napster and Sharon Jones’ battle with cancer are among the topics that will get the documentary treatment for VH1, the network announced on Thursday. VH1 revealed its slate of upcoming films as part of its Emmy Award-...
  • SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga looks for an edge in queasy corporate embrace

    SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga looks for an edge in queasy corporate embrace
    AUSTIN, Texas -- First, the bad news. To get into Lady Gaga's much-hyped concert Thursday night at the South by Southwest music festival here, fans were required to jump through humiliating hoops devised by Doritos, the show's sponsor, then debase...
  • Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast

    Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast
    Perhaps we'll be seeing less of Lena Dunham on screen in the future: The "Girls" talent says she might consider quitting acting to focus on some of her other work. But don't worry, she's not going far. "I don't know if I'm going to want to act...
  • NYPD identifies Iranian rockers killed in Brooklyn murder-suicide

    NYPD identifies Iranian rockers killed in Brooklyn murder-suicide
    The New York Police Department has identified three Iranian musicians killed by a former friend in a Brooklyn murder-suicide that left four dead early Monday. Soroush Farazmand, 27, and Arash Farazmand, 28, of the Iranian rock band Yellow Dogs were shot...
  • Woody Allen's next movie: 'Magic in the Moonlight'

    Woody Allen's next movie: 'Magic in the Moonlight'
    Woody Allen has revealed the title of his next movie: "Magic in the Moonlight." The prolific director isn't saying yet what the film is about. But it is set in the South of France and, judging by images released from the production, appears to be set...
  • Snoopzilla (a.k.a. Snoop Dogg) forms 7 Days of Funk with Dam-Funk

    Snoopzilla (a.k.a. Snoop Dogg) forms 7 Days of Funk with Dam-Funk
    Forget all about Snoop Lion, and get excited for Snoopzilla. Earlier this year Snoop Dogg released a reggae album under new moniker Snoop Lion, which traded the menacing gangster rap that made him a superstar for a rasta-inspired patois. The album,...
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's. Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
  • '300: Rise of an Empire' likely to top 'Peabody & Sherman'

    '300: Rise of an Empire' likely to top 'Peabody & Sherman'
    An army of ancient Greeks is poised to beat a preternaturally smart cartoon dog at the box office this weekend.  "300: Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to 2007's "300," is expected to gross about $45 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada...