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[#SXSW] Walking Through the Ready Player One Activation

[ Editor's note: This Ready Player One activation walkthrough is brought to us by Bleeding Cool correspondent Brandon Wainerdi from SXSW.]Capitalizing on the hype machine that surrounded Sunday’s premiere of Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Ready Player One also rented out an enormous building in the heart of South by Southwest (SXSW) to build even further excitement.Fans were literally[...]

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[#SXSW] What We Learned from Twitter's The Last Jedi Panel

[Editor's Note: This Last Jedi-centric piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool correspondent Brandon Wainerdi from SXSW 2018.] I am currently writing this in a Starbucks in Georgetown, Texas. Only 30 miles outside of Austin, the pressure kept building in my head as I sped back home, so much so that I had to finally pull […]

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Check Out These Ready Player One Magic Eye Posters from #SXSW

The longer you look, the clearer the illusion becomes. Check 'em out:[caption id="attachment_809758" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Copper Key poster[/caption][caption id="attachment_809759" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Jade Key poster[/caption][caption id="attachment_809760" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Crystal Key poster[/caption]These are an extremely limited print run of 4,000 and are only available to guests at the Ready Player One VR experience set up at South[...]

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Westworld Stars Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden Do Carpool Karaoke at #SXSW

It's carried by Apple and was renewed for a second season last month.In the most recent installment, which is the season 2 kickoff episode, HBO's Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden stopped by during South By Southwest (SXSW) to record. has a pretty sizeable footprint at SXSW, as there is a recreation of Sweetwater (the town in[...]


[#SXSW] Krypton: Doomsday, Time Travel, and More

During this morning's DC Comics presentation at South by Southwest (SXSW), there was some talk about just such a thing.[caption id="attachment_808808" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A shot of the DC breakfast event at SXSW 2018Photo by Brandon Wainerdi[/caption]During the Q&A portion of the DC Press Breakfast at SXSW, Krypton Executive Producer Cameron Welsh along with series writers Nadira Tucker and Lena[...]

Ready Player One World Premiere Will Happen at #SXSW

We knew it was a distinct possibility, but this morning it was confirmed that Warner Brothers' upcoming film adaptation of Ernie Cline's Ready Player One will have its official world premiere during South by Southwest (SXSW).[caption id="attachment_808783" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Part of the Ready Player One premiere events scheduled for Sunday at SXSW[/caption]Director of Film at SXSW[...]

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[#SXSW] Walk Through the Real-Life Westworld at South by Southwest

or had he been there all along? He writes:After going to South by Southwest (SXSW) for the past five years, it is very tough for an activation to impress me This year, however, HBO pulled out all the stops, taking their much-hyped San Diego-Comic Con Westworld experience and placing it on acres of Austin, Texas[...]

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[SXSW] Ready Player One Events Announced

South By Southwest (SXSW) is right around the corner, and that means details about events are starting to drop right and left.  Warner Brothers upcoming film adaptation of Austin native Ernie Cline's "Ready Player One" book is opening at the end of the month, and we were pretty sure there would be SOMETHING RP1 related during[...]