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SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees

SXSW 2020 Announces Its 2020 Gaming Awards Winners

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

'Insert Coin': Watch the Trailer For the Sweet Midway Games Documentary

Midway Games was responsible for some of the best arcade games ever. NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat, and WWF Wrestlemania will always hold special places in my heart, as they will for many others. Many a day after school and on the weekends were spent pumping quarters into these games, and now that I know there […]

SXSW 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

SXSW 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

It looks like another March event has been canceled. Earlier today Reedpop announced that they would be canceling Emerald City Comic-Con and now another March event has canceled due to public health concerns. According to the official twitter account, South by Southwest 2020 has been canceled after at the recommendation of the city of Austin, […]

SXSW Announces 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards Nominees

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

SCOOP: Alan Moore's Feature Film, The Show, Has Premiere at SXSW 2020

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins have been making the movie The Show for at least ten years. It began life as a burlesque video that Mitch was making but got more elaborate as Alan Moore provided character, backstory, plot and dialogue, then spitting out five short films collectively dubbed Show Pieces, as well as the […]

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 […]

[SXSW 2019] Pet Sematary: A Thrilling Ride Bound to Chill Audiences to Their Bones

Pet Sematary is a thrill ride that is bound to chill audiences to their bone. 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 […]

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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[SXSW 2019] 'The River and the Wall' will Challenge Your Notions of a Border Wall

The River and the Wall is a beautiful nature and travelogue documentary with a sharp political edge. Those things don't normally go together, but that is exactly the point as director Ben Masters attempts to show exactly how incongruous the idea of a 2,000 mile border wall is with the varied and gorgeous landscapes of […]

Whats Going on with Noah Hawley's 'Doctor Doom' Movie, Anyway?

It's been a bit since we've heard anything about Noah Hawley's Doctor Doom film- a passion project the Fargo and Legion creator/head writer- about the Marvel Comics masked monarch of Latveria. Theories ranged from it being on hold til the Disney / Fox merger completes, to Hawley's tv schedule being a bit too busy to fit in the […]

[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] 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) […]

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? During the Amazon Studios' series Good Omens panel at SXSW, Gaiman fielded a question about the possibility of an eventual feature film about The Sandman. Thanks to The Verge's Tasha Robinson on Twitter for the video: "The […]


[SXSW 2019] Marvel: From Comics to Screens Reminds FilmFest Attendees *GASP* Comics Exist

Marvel Comics Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada and Editor-in-Chief C.B. 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 […]