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  • SXSW Film Review: 'Leave the World Behind'

    Equal parts concert documentary and break-up drama, "Leave the World Behind" tracks the blowout farewell tour of Swedish House Mafia, culminating in the group's three members calling it quits at the height of their global popularity. Crestfallen fans...
  • Apple iTunes Festival at SXSW to Feature Coldplay, Pitbull and Imagine Dragons

    Apple will host the first iTunes Festival in the United States next month at SXSW, with a lineup of musical acts to include Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Keith Urban and Zedd. The tech giant has held the iTunes Festival annually in London since...
  • Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to Receive CinemaCon Filmmakers Award

    "This Is the End" helmers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will be honored with the CinemaCon Comedy Filmmakers of the Year award at this year's convention. CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser made the announcement Wednesday, praising the filmmakers'...
  • Listen: Coldplay slinks back in woozy new song 'Midnight'

    Listen: Coldplay slinks back in woozy new song 'Midnight'
    Coldplay is heating up. A week after Apple announced that the English band would headline the opening night of its upcoming iTunes Festival, Coldplay on Tuesday released a new song, "Midnight." It's a woozy, low-key ballad with heavily processed...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 10-16, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are...
  • Participant, Pivot Nab Rights to Internet Activist Docu 'Aaron Swartz'

    Participant Media and FilmBuff have licensed North American rights to Brian Knappenberger's docu "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz." The announcement came a month after the film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The companies have...
  • Jarvis Cocker to Appear at SXSW, 'Pulp' to World Preem at Fest

    LONDON -- Jarvis Cocker, lead singer of British indie band Pulp, is set to appear at music and film fest SXSW, which runs March 7-16 in Austin, Texas. Cocker will play a personal selection of music to festival-goers with Pulp bass player and songwriter...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Two Step'

    A slow-burn thriller with rich Texas flavor, "Two Step" reps a promising feature debut for writer-director Alex R. Johnson. This character-driven picture takes its time marinating in quiet conversations and Austin atmosphere, making the sudden jolts of...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Wild Canaries'

    Classic mystery conventions have provided fertile creative ground for any number of young American filmmakers in recent years, as evidenced by Rian Johnson's "Brick," Aaron Katz's "Cold Weather" and now Lawrence Michael Levine's "Wild Canaries."...
  • 'Veronica Mars' SXSW movie premiere review roundup: What are the critics saying?

     
    After seven years of waiting, the "Veronica Mars" movie opened at the SXSW festival in Austin on Saturday (March 8). So did the critics like it?...
  • Comcast Cuts Sony Deal to Sell 'House of Cards,' Early-Release Movies

    Comcast customers can now buy access to "House of Cards" season 1 through their cable set-top box and watch it across multiple devices -- no Netflix subscription required. The cable giant struck a pact with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, giving...
  • Trip Tips: Austin revels in music, nature and keeping it weird

    Trip Tips: Austin revels in music, nature and keeping it weird
    At no other time of year is Austin - the self-styled live music capital of the world - so celebrated than in March, when the throngs pour into the Texas city for the 12-day music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. One of the most...