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  • SXSW Film Review: 'Creep'

    Smallscreen platforms doubtless will be the primary showcases for "Creep," a slow-burning found-footage suspenser with some mildly clever twists and a knockout payoff. But any genre fan who's able to catch this sporadically unsettling indie with a...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
  • SXSW tragedy: 2 dead, 2 critical after car plunges into crowd

    SXSW tragedy: 2 dead, 2 critical after car plunges into crowd
    HOUSTON — Doctors who treated those injured in an overnight crash at the SXSW festival, including the driver, said at least two remained in critical condition. “These are the worst injuries we see and not everyone survives,” said Dr....
  • Suspect in SXSW car crash to face 2 counts of capital murder

    Suspect in SXSW car crash to face 2 counts of capital murder
    AUSTIN, Texas -- The South by Southwest festival will go on, officials said Thursday, after a tumultuous night during which a suspected drunk driver, who faces capital murder charges, allegedly killed two people and injured 23 others at the city’s...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'We'll Never Have Paris'

    The story may have been ripped from personal experience, but moments of truth -- or, for that matter, hilarity -- are few and far between in "We'll Never Have Paris," a sporadically amusing, more often grating romantic comedy based on the relationship...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Tracking for Massive $85 Million-Plus Opening

    Following the "Avengers" bump, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" looks to continue Marvel's stellar track record of boffo openings. Next month's "Captain America" sequel -- in theaters April 4 - is on course for an $85 million-$90 million opening...
  • Music Company Mourns SXSW Crash Victim

    One of the two people killed by a suspected drunk driver Thursday morning at South by Southwest in Austin is being remembered by his company MassiveMusic. Steven Craenmehr, who was attending the music portion of the festival, was 35 years old and had...
  • Hulu Eyeing More Original Dramas in 2014

    Hulu, which is set to debut six wholly produced or co-produced original series this year that skew toward comedy, is looking to add more dramas into the mix. The Internet-video service, owned by Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast's...
  • Shock lingers after car's deadly ride at South by Southwest festival

    AUSTIN, Texas — Rashad Charjuan Owens was a music producer with hopes of stardom. He lived in Killeen, Texas, about 70 miles from this city's famed South by Southwest Conference, the annual festival where the worlds of music, film and technology...
  • Lady Gaga gets puked on repeatedly at SXSW

    Lady Gaga gets puked on repeatedly at SXSW
    There's a saying in journalism called, "The Breakfast Test." Basically, it means if an image would nauseate a reader as they eat the first meal of the day, perhaps that image shouldn't be circulated.  This does not pass the breakfast test.  At SXSW in...
  • SXSW 2014: Greys, Jessy Lanza, Vertical Scratchers help salve wounds

    SXSW 2014: Greys, Jessy Lanza, Vertical Scratchers help salve wounds
    Music is not a competition, though at the South by Southwest music festival it often feels like one. A battle to discover the most talented unknown artist, for a choice spot in the queue outside of the Ty Dolla Sign gig, to get the most noteworthy ears...
  • News briefing on SXSW tragedy

    Police and municipal officials in Austin, Texas, are set to discuss an incident that left two dead at SXSW, the city's annual arts, cinema and interactive festival. Watch the news conference live below: (That livestream event is over. More here from...