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SXSW Quick Bites: 12 movies you should watch (or not)

SXSW Quick Bites: 12 movies you should watch (or not)

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

‘Song to Song’ (5/10) Faye (Mara), a musician we never see making music, goes out with Cook (Michael Fassbender), a music mogul, to boost her career. Then she meets BV (Ryan Gosling) and falls in love, meanwhile Cook starts dating Rhonda (Natalie Portman), a waitress and marries her. At the same...

James Franco’s new meta-masterpiece debuts at SXSW!

(Featured from left to right:
Host, James Franco, Seth Rogen, Dave Franco) at SXSW 2017 ‘The Disaster Artist’ movie premiere.

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

When a small movie called ‘The Room’ hit two theaters in the Los Angeles area in 2003, no one knew what to do with the film or Tommy Wiseau, its mysterious director. Advertised as a drama, the movie seemed to ignore every fundamental rule of filmmaking, turning it into a hilarious reel of unrelate...

‘Song to Song’ is quite off-key!

SXSW premiere of 'Song to Song' (l-r: Michael Fassbender, Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Bérénice Marlohe)

Fabian Brims, Egalitarian staff writer

March 27, 2017

The opener of this year’s SXSW Film Festival was one of the hardest ones to get tickets for. Some people waited in line for up to seven hours, without success, but little did they know that they didn’t miss a thing! ‘Song to Song’ featuring Michael Fassbender, Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portm...

A night I can only remember

Jimmieka Mills

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017

I’ll admit, I’m a traditionalist and new technology gives me extreme anxiety. I didn’t have an internet connected computer until I was 20 years old and didn’t truly embrace text messaging until a short time after that. Despite the fact that I’m a millennial – which apparently gives everyone...

T.I. says ‘Us or Else’

Photo Credit: Jimmieka Mills
March 18, AUSTIN, Texas SXSW T.I. and Sway Calloway discuss 'Us or Else' at SXSW.

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas — Multi-platinum recording artist Tip "T.I." Harris spoke to attendees at SXSW in a discussion with Sway Calloway, host of syndicated radio program The Wake Up Show, about the recent release of his album ‘Us or Else: Letter to the System.’  The album, a far cry from ‘Trap Muzik’...

SXSW Day 4: A Filmmakers Adventure

SXSW Austin, Texas 2017

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

My fourth and final day at SXSW. It’s really been an amazing adventure. I woke up this morning, planning on going to a session on contract labor and 1099’s, but got side tracked on my walk with Amazon Popup. It just totally drew my attention. Amazon Prime produces their own content and was promoting...

SXSW Day 3: A Filmmakers Adventure

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017

Yesterday I arrived back to my Airbnb home after 3:30am, not realizing that the time had sprung forward, and the fact that I had reserved a seat at The Mummy interactive experience. I had very little sleep and a very long day planned ahead! I rushed to catch the 10:10am bus into downtown, and barely...

SXSW Day 2: A Filmmakers Adventure

Austin Skyline

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017

Woke up a bit late, around 9am and had breakfast with my Airbnb host and David Lawson from SnowFort Pictures. David is a filmmaker from LA with a film that’s screening at SXSW called 68 Kill. It’s the story of a $68,000 robbery gone wrong. As a filmmaker it’s amazing to get to me...

SXSW Day 1: A Filmmakers Adventure

The Paramount Theater, Austin, TX

Erik Calderon, Culture Editor

March 11, 2017

Day 1: A filmmakers adventure at South by South West; an Austin Based music, film and interactive media conference. At 11:40am I boarded the MegaBus for $15.00 to Austin. The bus dropped me off downtown, where I jumped on another bus to get to my Airbnb destination on the North side of Austin, 4.2...

30th: SXSW set to begin in Austin

Erik Calderon, A&E Editor

March 8, 2017

A group of people, sworn to secrecy in a meeting at the offices of the Austin Chronicle in 1986 founded the South by Southwest conference and festival.  It all started as they talked about the future of entertainment and media.  The main idea was to discover all the talent in Austin, share ideas, grow...

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