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Baby Driver is dead. Long live Man Driver.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

What a world.

*aggressive cello music booms from the heavens*

Old-school selfies at SXSW.

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

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

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.

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.”

It was the most SXSW thing ever.

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

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

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.

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.

Mr. Wonderful in the building!

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.

You get BØRNS!

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.

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.

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

"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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How iBeacons could change the way you interact IRL.

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.

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.

It's the ultimate meeting of memes.

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.

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!

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.

Also: A Bill & Ted movie update!

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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