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SXSW Gaming to Host Halo Championship Series Invitational
As e-sports continues to grow beyond its insulated walls and make its way into the consciousness of the uninitiated SXSW does what it does best: sees the trend and capitalizes. In this case they’re bringing e-sports pros to town for some top-tier Halo play.

12:30PM Tue. Jan. 22, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

Watch the First Trailer for Rooster Teeth's gen:LOCK
Since it was first announced over a year ago, we've had glimpses and brief snippets of gen:LOCK, the new animated series from Austin's Rooster Teeth studio. Now, the first full trailer has arrived, and it's filled with the mecha-action we were hoping for.

10:30AM Fri. Jan. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
Start your SXSW Film Festival planning now: the annual celebration of screens large and small has announced its first wave of movies and shows, with new films from Olivia Wilde, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Morris, and more.

2:00PM Wed. Jan. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Review: A Discovery of Witches
New miniseries A Discovery of Witches shares the same shelf space – Supernatural Soap Opera – as the Twilight series. But where Twilight pummeled the viewer with abstinence propaganda, A Discovery of Witches is perfectly willing to show off what 1,500 years of sexual experience can do for a vampire’s bedroom moves.

10:00AM Wed. Jan. 16, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been shaking up U.S. politics since her upset win last November; now she’s one of the big names just announced as a speaker for SXSW 2019.

10:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Fiore De Henriquez Is In Love With Clay
Unless you’ve experienced Fiore De Henriquez’s eccentricities firsthand or knew someone who did, you’ve likely never heard of her.

9:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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Start Your Week With Magnolia Mondays
Starting tonight, Violet Crown Cinema has launched Magnolia Mondays, a series celebrating the best films released by Magnolia Pictures, the indie film distribution outfit co-founded in 2001 by Bill Banowsky and Eamonn Bowles.

5:10PM Mon. Jan. 14, Britt Hayes Read More | Comment »

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
You may be done with 2018, but 2018 isn't done with you. While festival season is just a few calendar flips away (looking at you, Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, etc. etc. etc.), we still have a few movies that did the circuit last year that are heading your way soon – or need a little help to get there. So what were our favorite (so far) unreleased titles?

7:00AM Fri. Jan. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Jordan Peele’s Us Will Open SXSW Film 2019
Get ready for terror: SXSW has just announced that Us, the fervently awaited sophomore shocker from writer-director Jordan Peele, will receive its world premiere as the film festival’s opening night film.

1:00PM Tue. Jan. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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