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    Lawmaker Urges SXSW to Cancel Edward Snowden Talk

    Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is urging organizers of SXSW to cancel its planned Edward Snowden talk.

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    SXSW Opener, Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' is Scruffy Indie Crowdpleaser

    Jon Favreau took a break from tentpole movies to direct a scruffy family comedy that wears its insecurities on its sleeve. "I shoot food like Michael Bay shoots babes in bikinis," he told me at the rooftop after party.

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    SXSW: Watch the Opening Sequence of Kat Candler's 'Hellion'

    "Hellion," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, will screen at this year's SXSW. Ahead of its screening, you can watch the film's opening scene.

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    SXSW Review: Can We Cure Aging? Absorbing Doc 'The Immortalists' Wants to Know

    At an early point in David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg’s absorbing documentary and SXSW premiere “The Immortalists,” theoretical biologist Aubrey de Grey, who sports a beard of wizardly proportions, says, “I don’t want to end up here.” The “here” he speaks of so dismissively is a graveyard.

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    SXSW: Lionsgate Nabs Rights to 'Exists,' the Bigfoot Found Footage Film from 'Blair Witch' Director

    Lionsgate has acquired North American distribution rights to "Exists," the Bigfoot found footage film from "Blair Witch Project" director Eduardo Sánchez,

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    Ridley Sets Record Straight on McQueen '12 Years' Rift, Talks 'Jimi: All Is By My Side'

    On location in Texas, John Ridley sets the record straight on the rift with '12 Years a Slave' director Steve McQueen. And digs into directing his second feature film, 'Jimi: All is By My Side.'

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    SXSW: Why the Seth MacFarlane-Produced 'COSMOS' Revamp for Fox Is Spectacular Enough for the Big Screen

    The name on everyone's tongue at the first screening under SXSW's new Episodic banner may not be who you would expect. It wasn't Neil deGrasse Tyson, who did receive a thunderous ovation from the packed house at Austin's Paramount Theater. It wasn't writer of both the new and old editions of "COSMOS...

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    SXSW Deal Watch: Sony Worldwide Acquisitions Group Picks Up 'Space Station 76'

    Just ahead of its Saturday premiere in the SXSW Visions section, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) have acquired all international rights on writer-director Jack Plotnick's comedy 'Space Station 76.' The film stars Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler and "2001: A Space Odyssey" star Keir Dullea.

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    Live Stream Two Conversations with Edward Snowden and Julian Assange from SXSW

    On Saturday and Monday, you can live stream two insightful talks from South by Southwest in Austin: one with CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and another with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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