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  • Sony's Andrea Wong Joins British Film Institute as Governor

    LONDON -- Sony international TV topper Andrea Wong, film producer Pete Czernin, and TV chat-show host Jonathan Ross have joined the governing board of the British Film Institute. Wong is prexy of international production for Sony Pictures Television,...
  • Chevy brings high speed gaming to vehicles

    GamerHub.tv Backseat gaming is going to take on a whole new meaning very soon. And it's not going to be an exclusive feature for the world's most expensive brands. Chevrolet is rolling out 4G LTE technology this summer across its 2015 Corvette, Impala,...
  • Kevin Bacon explains the '80s, so listen up, children

    Kevin Bacon explains the '80s, so listen up, children
    Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it -- and Kevin Bacon doesn't want that to happen when it comes to the 1980s. Really, who does want that to happen when it comes to the 1980s? "Awareness of '80s culture and technology has been in a...
  • Richard Linklater Nabs SFIFF's Founder's Directing Award

    Filmmaker Richard Linklater will be the recipient of the 2014 Founder's Directing Award at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival. The "Dazed and Confused" writer and director will be honored for his expansive body of work which includes...
  • 'Godzilla' Director: The Film Takes Itself Very Seriously

    AUSTIN - "Godzilla" helmer Gareth Edwards' life changed overnight at SXSW 2010 when his directorial debut "Monsters" premiered. An alien invasion tale heavy on CGI - and produced on the British-born director's laptop - the $250,000 film took the indie...
  • Tina Fey: The Muppets Stay in Character, Even While They're Not Filming

    Miss Piggy was a total ham at Tuesday night's premiere of Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted," where the A-list swine -- ever the glamourpuss in pearls and a blue frock revealing a hint of décolletage -- and her reluctant soul mate Kermit the Frog, au naturel...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy's' Karen Gillan on Why It's Fun to Play the Villain

    Austin - Scottish actress Karen Gillan accompanied Relativity Media's horror flick "Oculus" to SXSW. The 26-year-old actress sat down with Variety at the Four Seasons to discuss her first lead role in a film, and her forthcoming portrayal of Nebula, the...
  • Robert Rodriguez, Mountain Dew in Promotional Pact to Find New Filmmakers

    In Robert Rodriguez's 2007 film "Planet Terror," a greenish gas causes havoc and turns normal townspeople into rampaging zombies. In 2014, the director will team up with a greenish liquid to find new filmmakers and gain some promotional assistance for his...
  • 'Veronica Mars" Jason Dohring on Returning to Logan Echolls

    Say what you will about the smoldering stares of "True Blood's" Alexander Skarsgard or "Vampire Diaries'" Ian Somerhalder, but "Veronica Mars'" Jason Dohring owns that intense, soul-melting power move. For three seasons, Dohring played Logan Echolls,...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Great Invisible'

    There's a recurring map graphic in "The Great Invisible" that charts the staggering impact of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and its bordering states, an image that sums up the wide net cast by Margaret Brown's diffuse but deeply sobering and...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Take Me To the River'

    The latest documentary exploration of a particularly fertile region in the history of American music, in this case Memphis, "Take Me to the River" compensates for a lack of originality and depth with no shortage of joyful celebration. An inside job by...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Buzzard'

    Flaunting its bargain-basement budget for maximum grunge and weirdness, Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" stars his regular collaborator, the inimitable Joshua Burge, this time as a disaffected temp -- an angry member of the 99% bent on scamming corporations for...