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67 Killer Photos Of The Biggest Stars At SXSW

Everyone from Melissa McCarthy to Jon Hamm to a puppet stopped by BuzzFeed's photo studio at SXSW!

18 Women Filmmakers On Gender and Representation In Hollywood

“It feels really good that the conversations are going on but now the question is: Will that actually translate to opportunity?”

It's Entirely Possible That Baze And Chirrut Were In Love In "Rogue One"

*through quiet sobs* I am one with the Force, the Force is with me.

There's Finally A Movie That Gets '90s Nostalgia Right

Hot Summer Nights, one of the most exciting new films at the South by Southwest Film Festival this year, is all that and a bag of potato chips.

Meet The Actor Who's Playing Young Hillary Clinton Onscreen

Addison Timlin will star in When I'm a Moth, which covers the year Clinton spent in Alaska after graduating from college.

Don't Expect "Veep" To Tackle President Trump Next Season

"I think we’re sort of equal-opportunity cynical," showrunner David Mandel said at the SXSW Film Festival.

13 Secrets You Probably Don't Know About The Muppets

♫ It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights... ♫

There Might Be A "Game Of Thrones" Spinoff

*aggressive cello music booms from the heavens*

8 Indie Horror Films You'll Soon Be Talking About

These innovative and genre-bending horror films left the most lasting impression at this year's SXSW Film Festival.

14 “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Secrets You Didn’t Know About

Like why J.J. Abrams made Harrison Ford cry. SPOILERS for one of the most successful movies ever made!

The 11 Most FOMO-Worthy Performances Of SXSW 2015

We spent a week zigzagging Austin subsisting on free tacos and sugary drinks alone for SXSW Music this year. ICYMI, these are the best things we saw.

How Racism And Homophobia Are Used For Comedy In "Get Hard"

Director Etan Cohen explains to BuzzFeed News why his film, starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, deliberately pushes the envelope on issues of sexuality, class, and race. “And you know, since Selma couldn't get them, we're going to do it.”

Zedd Threw A Truly Insane Party For Fans In A Cave

It was the most SXSW thing ever.

Zedd Threw A Truly Insane Party For Fans In A Cave

Quite possibly the most SXSW thing that's ever happen.

SXSW's Big Winners, According To Twitter

If no one Tweeted about your show, did you even play?

The 29 Most SXSW Things Overheard At SXSW

At SXSW you hear lots of context-free snippets from people walking by on the street or waiting between sets for an act. We kept our ears open all week and kept a list of true gems.

6 Baby Bands Explain Why SXSW Still Matters

A mind-boggling 2,200 artists from around the world flock to Austin every year to vie for the attention of fans and influencers at the South By Southwest music and media conference. We asked a few of them why they joined the herd.

Eating And Smoking With Action Bronson

Mr. Wonderful in the building!

40 Stunningly Beautiful Concert Posters

Every year at South By Southwest the American Poster Institute showcases the talents of some of the world’s best illustrators, designers, and artists at a gig poster exhibition called Flatstock. Here are some of the coolest pieces from this year's artists.

Here's What Austinites Really Think About SXSW

Around 45,000 official registrants, and many more unofficial, descend on Austin every year for the 10-day music, film, and interactive conference South By Southwest. We asked locals for their unvarnished opinion on the annual population (and taco, and beer, and brand) explosion.

A Rational Conversation About SXSW With Courtney Barnett

The critically acclaimed garage rocker, on the cusp of fame or something like it, chats with BuzzFeed News about playing for "influencers" and the perils of corporate sponsorship.

Man Who Attacked Run The Jewels On Stage At SXSW Still Walking Around Austin

He says the group "stole [his] lyrics" and "owe [him] money." (Warning: graphic violence.)

A Woman Interrupted The Ryan Gosling Q&A At SXSW To Propose To Her Girlfriend

"I think your film is amazing, but I'm going to kind of take away from it for a second if I can and ask my girlfriend of 11 years if she'll marry me."

Kiernan Shipka's Life After Sally Draper

With her new supernatural drama One & Two at South by Southwest, the 15-year-old actor tells BuzzFeed News about branching out after the final season of Mad Men.

41 SXSW 2015 Artists You Need In Your Life

Even if you're not headed to Austin, get to know all the up-and-coming artists everyone will be talking about. In no particular order.

The Seemingly Impossible Dilemma Of Paul Walker In "Furious 7"

Walker's final film, which played in a surprise screening at SXSW Sunday night, deftly walks a tightrope between homage and exploitation. Warning: Some SPOILERS below.

Teen Rock Band Unlocking The Truth Want To Exit $1.8 Million Sony Music Contract

The same day Breaking a Monster, the feature documentary about the metal band, debuted at SXSW, the trio explained to BuzzFeed News that "complications" with Sony Music have led to their desire to exit the label.

21 Highly Anticipated Movies Screening At This Year's SXSW

From big-budget comedies like Spy and Get Hard to indie films starring Jason Schwartzman and Natasha Lyonne, the Austin-based film festival has a lot to offer.

This Year’s SXSW Will Be A Staging Ground For Location Technology

How iBeacons could change the way you interact IRL.

Tilda Swinton Thinks Fame Can Turn People Into Vampires

With four films opening in 2014 in the U.S. — including Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel and Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive — the 53-year-old's celebrity only stands to grow. But Swinton could scarcely care less.

There Is One Movie Neil deGrasse Tyson Approves Of Scientifically

After famously criticizing Gravity, the astrophysicist — and host of Fox's COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey — doesn't know if he'll ever publicly fact-check a film's science again. Praising a film's science, however, he can do.

Grumpy Cat Has Taken Over The Iron Throne

It's the ultimate meeting of memes.

How Kevin Bacon Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon

Twenty years after three college students created the game, the well-connected actor reflects on how Six Degrees has had a personal and professional impact on his life.

The 15 Films And TV Shows At SXSW I Can't Wait To See

With so many films and TV shows playing at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival, there is only so much one person can see — and these are the ones I'm most looking forward to!

Jon Favreau Ignites A Twitter War In His New Film

In an exclusive clip from Chef, premiering at the SXSW Film Festival, Favreau tries to escalate a social media war with a nasty food critic.

Buck Angel Is A Trans Porn Star, But That's Not Why He's Interesting

The SXSW documentary Mr. Angel explores how Buck Angel has become a major voice for female-to-male trans people — by being radically normal.

The 15 Most Miserable Animals At SXSW

They don't even have iPhones or opposable thumbs so why did you make them come all the way to Austin.

What It's Like Being The Jon Stewart Of The Arab World

Bassem Youssef uses Daily Show-style satire to criticize the Egyptian government. With 30 million viewers and counting, he says he's not scared.

The "Burning Love" Cast Discusses Their Possibly Deluded Fans

Over Austin Tex-Mex, the cast of the online parody of The Bachelor talk SXSW, why they don't like molé sauce — and why some fans think that the show is real.

OUTlander Music Festival Features LGBT Artists At SXSW

The OUTlander Spring Festival is showcasing LGBT musicians through March 16th at SXSW.

The Beatles' Secretary Finally Tells Her Story (Like How She Would Mail Out The Band's Hair)

In the fascinating documentary Good Ol' Freda, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, the Fab Four's loyal secretary breaks her silence.

A Rare Glimpse At North Korea's Tech Culture

North Koreans are beginning to get access to cell phones, tablets, and even social networking. But freedom of speech is still elusive.

PETA: Don't Cry For Grumpy Cat At SXSW

The cat, who is receiving hundreds of visitors at events in Austin, apparently only looks miserable. PETA protests the protests.

6 Disturbing Things About The New "Evil Dead" We Learned At SXSW

The reboot of the horror-movie classic played like gangbusters in Austin, but the making of it was just as creepy.

So Long, Apps: How Hardware Took Over South By Southwest

Forget CES: Austin is where you show your new gadgets. An old-school turn for the tech world's trendiest show.

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