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‘First Match,’ ‘TransMilitary’ take top SXSW Audience Awards

2:12 pm Mar. 17, 2018

Olivia Newman’s “First Match” and Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson’s “TransMilitary” took the SXSW 2018 Audience awards for narrative and documentary feature competition respectively.

Here are the rest of the winners

Audience Award Winner: “All Square”

‘Ready Player One’ is the geekiest thrill ride ever

3:37 pm Mar. 12, 2018

If you are only vaguely familiar with Austinite Ernest Cline’s smash-hit 2011 novel “Ready Player One” and have glanced at the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s gee-whiz adaptation, it might seem at first like, “Hey,