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Usher descended upon SXSW? Not only did they drop a sweet teaser (more on that below), but they also toured the festival for some fun behind-the-scenes looks But it was their panel that had everyone's attention (and resulted in a ton of great coverage for us), dropping clues/warnings about Ackles' Soldier Boy, "Herogasm," a "supe-d"[...]
SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees
The 2022 SXSW Gaming Awards took place tonight, and we have the complete list of winners from the ninth annual ceremony from Austin The event was aimed at celebrating the technical, artistic, and design achievements of the past year in several categories by honoring those titles that were deemed the best video games of the[...]
Shudder In August: Random Acts Of Violence, Ring, Jawbreaker, More
Shudder bolstered its 2022 output today, announcing that they have acquired the rights to SXSW Midnight film Deadstream The film will have its premiere at the festival tomorrow night, and the deal was made this afternoon Wife and husband duo Vanessa & Joseph Winter directed the film "Deadstream was a true collaboration from our small[...]
Blumhouse Will Release SXSW Film Soft & Quiet
Blumhouse has made a deal to distribute Beth de Araújo's new film Soft & Quiet, which is making its debut at the SXSW Film Festival later on this week The film, which plays out in real-time, follows a single afternoon in the life of an elementary school teacher as she organizes a mixer of like-minded women[...]
Astrid & Lilly Co-Leads Hosting 2022 SXSW Gaming Awards Ceremony
Jana Morrison and Samantha Aucoin are teaming up, but instead of monster-hunting, they'll be handing out some awards as they host the 2022 SXSW Gaming Awards Ceremony on March 12th, 7 PM CT. Pictured: (l-r) Jana Morrison as Astrid, Samantha Aucoin as Lilly — (Photo by: Alex Stead/Blue Ice Pictures/SYFY) Hosted by Morrison and Aucoin of Astrid[...]
the boys
But could some more intel be on the way next month, courtesy of The Boys panel at SXSW? Image: Amazon That could very well be the case because on March 12 (from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm CT), with Ackles and Kripke set to be joined by Laz Alonso, Chace Crawford, Karen Fukuhara, Karl Urban, and Jessie T[...]
SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees
SXSW took a moment to reveal all of the winners from the 2021 SXSW Gaming Awards, which took place earlier today This year's awards included 43 nominees across 12 different categories, as the winners for every category were determined by a weighted total between staff and advisory board input, as well as and public voting[...]
SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees
This week, the team behind the 2021 SXSW Gaming Awards decided to show off the nominees for this year's ceremony Much like last year, the eight annual awards will be broadcast online due to the COVID-19 pandemic still going on, which will take place on Saturday, March 20 at 5pm PT, primarily broadcast on the[...]
Paramount Bringing Horror Short Laura Hasn't Slept Into A Feature
The short was to debut this past March at the SXSW festival, but the event was canceled It still won an award from the jury there; it won the Special Jury Recognition Prize for SXSW's Midnight Short category Paramount will co-produce the film with Temple Hill Productions Laura Hasn't Slept has a teaser trailer, which[...]
Sam Littlefield as Mouse in Batwoman, courtesy of The CW.
And it was the best thing I've ever made in my life." Cooking has been a major creative outlet, with everything from oysters to homemade sausage on the menu, with Littlefield admitting, "Every day has been kind of an attempt at making something special out of it just [to] keep sane and give everyone an opportunity[...]
Amazon SXSW 2020 Partnership
Amazon is teaming up with SXSW to give a platform and home to the films and filmmakers affected by the festivals cancelation last month SXSW 2020 was canceled a week before the event due to concerns with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic Now Amazon will host films that were to be shown at the festival over[...]
SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees
SXSW 2020 may have been canceled, but that doesn't mean some of the non-attendance stuff was as they still decided to give out its Gaming Awards The coronavirus may have forced the event to not happen, but they can still give away awards to all those who were nominated and eventually won Here's the complete[...]
'Insert Coin': Watch the Trailer For the Sweet Midway Games Documentary
How did I miss this? Initially set to debut at SXSW, its fate is a little up in the air Screenings will happen, and you can keep track of where they will be here. For now, check out the trailer for the Midway Games doc Insert Coin below. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Insert[...]
SXSW 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns
The festival has released a full statement. An Update on SXSW 2020 Please read our full statement here: — SXSW (@sxsw) March 6, 2020 The Hollywood Reporter has a statement has said that Austin's major has declared a "local disaster in the city" and decided not to have the festival go on[...]
SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees
The organizers behind SXSW have announced the nominees for the 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards, which will be held during the festival We have the full list of nominees for you below, who will be in attendance at the ceremony happening on March 15th at 7pm at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin Aside from this[...]
Alan Moore Feature Film, The Show, to Debut at SXSW 2020
However, The Show seems to be having its world premiere far, far away, as part of SXSW 2020 in Austin, Texas 115 minutes long, it starts Tom Burke, Siobhan Hewlett, Ellie Bamber, Christopher Fairbank, Sheila Atim… and Alan Moore himself, with music by Andrew Broder. From Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins' The Show Fletcher Dennis (Tom Burke), a man[...]
SXSW Announces Reggie Fils-Aimé As 2020 Keynote Speaker
Reggie Fils-Aimé still has some cool stuff to do even after leaving Nintendo as SXSW announced him as a keynote speaker for 2020's festival The event announced that he will be joining a long list of speakers, including Kim Gordon and Robert Rodriguez, to speak during the event on a number of topics You can[...]
SXSW: First Reactions to 'Pet Sematary' Seem Pretty Positive
Pet Sematary held its premiere at SXSW last night, and the first reactions are pouring out from the screening From the looks of things, we seem to have another great Stephen King adaptation on ours hands. There have been a lot of great Stephen King adaptations lately, but PET SEMATARY feels the most perfectly, specifically Stephen[...]
[SXSW 2019] Pet Sematary: A Thrilling Ride Bound to Chill Audiences to Their Bones
Closing the last night of the SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival, the film premier brought audiences to their feet in a well-deserved standing ovation It's bloody, it's scary and brilliantly acted However, we shouldn't overhype this too much While it's incredibly serviceable in adapting the source material and remaking the 1989 adaptation, this doesn't[...]
SEGA Reveals New Team Sonic Racing Video and Pics at SXSW
SEGA brought in a few surprises to SXSW's Gaming section this weekend as they showed off new materials for Team Sonic Racing The reveal came during their annual "Gotta Go Fast: The Official Sonic the Hedgehog," panel, featuring Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka, Sr Community Manager Aaron Webber, Director of Product Development Austin Keys, Sonic[...]
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Our team AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 09: (L-R) Austin Alvarado, Ben Masters, Beto O'Rourke, Filipe DeAndrade, Heather Mackey, and Jay Kleberg attend "The River and the Wall" Premiere during the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at JW Marriott Austin on March 9, 2019 in Austin, Texas (Photo by Ismael Quintanilla/Getty Images for SXSW) Of course, we have[...]
Whats Going on with Noah Hawley's 'Doctor Doom' Movie, Anyway?
This doesn't mean he won't be recast, but, we're doubtful. Anyhow- this past weekend during South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Hawley offered an update of sorts on the film to Bryn Elise Sandberg of The Hollywood Reporter: "I think FX is protective of me." Hawley did say he met with Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, who apparently[...]
[SXSW 2019] 'Cobra Kai' Season 2 Sweeps the Leg on Sophomore Slump (REVIEW)
YouTube Originals kicked SXSW audiences in the face with the premiere of the second season of original series Cobra Kai, as fans packed The Highball and were treated to the first two episodes of the new season, followed by an extensive Q&A with stars Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Martin Kove, and series creators/executive producers[...]
[SXSW 2019] Hulu's 'Shrill' Presents a Bold, Brave New Face of Comedy [SPOILER REVIEW]
Welcome to Shrill, the new series from Hulu which premiered its first two episodes at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival Monday night, March 11th in Austin, TX. From Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks comes Shrill, a comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, a fat young woman who wants[...]
[SXSW 2019] 'Ramy': Hulu Comedy Series Finds Ramy Youssef Just Trying to Be Good (TRAILER)
If the 10-episode, half-hour series sounds familiar then it should: Bleeding Cool's Andy Wilson had a chance to check out the show's SXSW panel this past weekend, and will have an interview with Youssef before Ramy premieres on the streaming service on Friday, April 19th. Hulu Here's your first look at Hulu's Ramy, starring series writer/co-creator Youssef,[...]
[SXSW 2019] Good Omens, American Gods, NOS4A2, Cobra Kai and More: TV Takeover!
Greetings from Austin, Texas… and the 2019 South By Southwest Film Festival (SXSW)! This year, everyone is talking about television! After a hard first weekend of long lines, screenings, and lots of buzz, it's time to check in on all the crazy happenings… or at least everything I was able to get to (so far) and[...]
What Neil Gaiman Said During SXSW About a 'Sandman' Movie…
What if Neil Gaiman's Sandman finally got a feature film? Why hasn't it happened yet? What might the holdup be? AUSTIN, TEXAS – MARCH 09: Neil Gaiman attends the Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate event during SXSW at ZACH Theatre on March 09, 2019 in Austin, Texas (Photo by Sasha Haagensen/Getty Images for Amazon Studios ) During[...]
[SXSW 2019] Marvel: From Comics to Screens Reminds FilmFest Attendees *GASP* Comics Exist
Cebulski took over a packed ballroom at the Austin Convention Center during SXSW (South By Southwest) on its opening day- Friday, March 9th- to deliver an important message to a rapt audience of cinephiles: READ YOUR COMICS. During their hour-long presentation, they went through all of the various stories and creative artists and writers who inspired[...]