Guests Fred Topel and Jen Yamato return from the South-by-Southwest film festival with tales of John Cena’s bare ass, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s Get Hard controversy, Ex Machina’s Tinder robot and more!
SXSW 2015 premiered some new footage from Mad Max Fury Road, entire films like Furious 7 and GTFO, rarities like Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation and even the first cast of a movie catfishing people on Tinder.
The South by Southwest film and interactive festival included time travel movies, social media based snack foods, real life video games and more. Here’s our guide to the top 10 movies, tech and more from Austin.
Will it stay standing this time? The fact that I had to refresh the offer page before it would load tells me they might still be underestimating…
Unlike Sundance or Toronto, where major studios cull the schedule of independent films to purchase the distribution rights, SXSW isn’t so much a buying festival. There are some sales for sure, but it’s more of an opportunity for studios to premiere films and for fans to be exposed to cool, edgy material.