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Is Record Breaking 'Spring Breakers' A Cult Movie In The Making?

Though 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' dominated the box office for a second consecutive week - pulling In $42 million to take its takings to $282 million - it was another of James Franco's movies...

Green Day At Sxsw – Good To Have You Back, Boys

The return of Green Day was stunted by the very public breakdown of Billie Joe Armstrong, after the punk legend was admitted to rehab following his onstage rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last September.So...

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players End Run On A High Note In Austin

Dave Grohl's supergroup Sound City Players performed what has been billed as their final gig at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Thursday (14Mar13).Grohl recruited the likes of John Fogerty, Stevie Nicks,...

South By Southwest Sxsw Myspace Gig Kid Cudi

Myspace is still a thing that exists apparently, as we were reminded during day three of SXSW. Kid Cudi, Hit-boy and Diplo all performed at the heavily hip hop themed showcase and in fact, turned...

Machine Gun Kelly Wins Big At Mtvu Woodie Awards

The mtvU Woodie Awards have been announced, and, ahead of MTV's 30-minute special this Sunday (March, 17), Machine Gun Kelly was named Woodie of The Year in the multi-genre ceremony."As many dark times that we've...

Sxsw: Brooding Nick Cave Mocks Texting Fans At Stubb's Bbq Show

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds delivered a stonking SXSW set at Stubb's BBQ on Wednesday (March 13, 2013), with the enigmatic frontman stalking around the stage at the NPR Music showcase and announcing, "We're...

Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

Winners At Sxsw Film Festival Announced

The South by Southwest Festival (SXSW), which takes place annually in Austin, TX, awarded its top grand jury prize Tuesday night to Destin Daniel Cretton's Short Term 12, centered around the supervisor of a foster-care...

Sxsw Movers And Shakers: The Biggest Names And Best New Acts At South By Southwest 2013

As the annual South By Southwest festival heats up over there in Austin, Texas, we’ve cast a jealous eye over the line-up and picked out five of some of the bigger names that you really...

Short Term 12 Takes Home Feature Length Jury Prizes At Sxsw

Short Term 12, the teen-based drama by director Destin Cretton, was crowned top narrative feature length at the South By Southwest festival in Austin Tuesday night (March 12), taking home the the grand jury prize...

Selena Gomez Brings 'Spring Breakers' Premiere To Sxsw

Harmony Korine's new movie 'Spring Breakers' premiered at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, on Sunday (March 10, 2013) with its stars Selena Gomez, James Franco and Ashley Benson turning out for the...

Depeche Mode To Follow Up Sxsw With Fall Us Tour

All the hail the ‘Mode! That’s right, Depeche Mode, the multi-million selling and, recently, credibility-gaining synth-rock group have announced a new tour of the US for the summer and autumn, with their much-hyped appearance at...

Sarah Silverman And Michael Cera Launch 'Jash' Comedy At Sxsw

Comedienne Sarah Silverman and actor Michael Cera launched the new YouTube comedy network 'Jash' with sketch duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and rap-comic Reggie Watts at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas,...

Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera Launch Youtube Comedy ‘Jash’ At Sxsw

Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, SXSW, YouTube, Google… is this the hippest thing the comedy world has ever seen? If it isn’t, it’s got to be a close second, surely. The Hollywood Reporter have spoken to...

Good Ol' Freda At Sxsw – Beatles Assistant Freda Kelly Gets Her Moment

Of all the unsung heroes during The Beatles reign as pop kings, none of them are more unsung that Freda Kelly: assistant to the legendary Liverpool band for 9 years.Always graceful and loyal, Kelly never...

Sxsw Interactive Starts This Weekend

Break out the bikinis and beer bongs – SXSW has begun and with it, spring break is officially on.Ok, so the technology portion of the festival (SXSW interactive), which kicks off the festivities, might be...

Stephen Moyer's Horror Flick 'Evidence' Gets Snapped Up At Sxsw

Stephen Moyer and Radha Mitchell's new horror thriller movie 'Evidence' has been snapped up by Image and will receive a theatrical release this summer. In something not unlike a scene from Entourage, a deal for...

'Girls' Star Christopher Abbot Brings Drama 'Burma' To Sxsw, Austin, Texas

You may well recognise Christopher Abbott, the star of domestic drama 'Burma' which debuts at the South By Southwest Film Festival on Sunday (March 10, 2013). The 26-year-old is perhaps best known as Charlie, the...

Depeche Mode To Make Rare Appearance At Sxsw In Austin, Texas

Dave Gahan and Depeche Mode will make a rare conference appearance at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, later this month. It will mark the veteran British rock group's very first visit to South By...

Dave Grohl Takes His Sound City Players To Austin, Texas, For Sxsw

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will be taking their classic rock vibes to this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. The assortment of rock’s superstars, including the Foo Fighters frontman himself, will be appearing at...

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Set For South By Southwest Show

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players supergroup is headed for Texas after signing up to play the upcoming South By Southwest (Sxsw) festival.The Foo Fighters star will take to the stage in Austin on 14 March...

Macklemore And Ryan Lewis To Headline Sxsw's Warner Sound Showcase

Chart-topping duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are heading to SXSW in Austin this month to perform at 'The Warner Sound Captured by Nikon' showcase. The three-day live residency, held between March 12-14 at The Belmont...

Stevie Nicks Set To Talk 'In Your Dreams' At Sxsw 2013

In one of the more intriguing bookings for this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, Stevie Nicks has been announced as taking part in a very special event at the Austin Convention Center on Thursday,...

Green Day To Make Sxsw Debut After 25 Years In The Business

Punk rockers Green Day will make their debut at Austin festival SXSW on March 15, 2013, some twenty-five years after first forming in Vallejo, California. The group - who released three albums last year -...

Green Day To Return To The Stage At South By Southwest Festival

Green Day are to make their return to the stage after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint at the upcoming South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.The trio will make its first appearance at the...

Lindsay Lohan Delighted As The Canyons Wins A Reprieve

Lindsay Lohan has expressed her joy after her latest movie The Canyons finally landed a cinema distribution deal amid fears the film was heading straight to Dvd.The erotic thriller, written by American Psycho author Bret...

Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Snubbed By Sxsw Film Festival

Embattled actress Lindsay Lohan has been dealt another blow after her latest movie The Canyons was rejected by organisers of Texas' South by Southwest (Sxsw) Film Festival.The erotic thriller has been denied a screening slot...

Fiona Apple And Beck Close Governor's Ball With A Bang

Beck's nostalgic set was one of the highlights of the closing day of this year's Governor's Ball (June 24, 2012), according to Rolling Stone. Now something of an elder statesman of the alternative music scene,...

Lana Del Rey Set To Play Jackie Kennedy?

In her so far brief career, Lana Del Rey has courted more controversy than most singers out there. She's rubbed a whole host of people up the wrong way, in a variety of ways. Some...

Jay Z Hunts Down Blue Diamond For Beyonce's Anniversary Gift

Jay Z has been on the hunt for a pretty special anniversary present for his wife Beyonce, according to the Daily Mail. The couple celebrated the birth of their first child, earlier this year -...

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