On the cover: SXSW!
We’ve been getting you ready with previews and guides for more than a month. Catch up on everything at austin360.com/sxsw. Today, we have genre guides for SXSW Music, a look at documentaries playing SXSW Film and navigating without a badge, and some no-badge-required events at Interactive. 18
Spoiler alert: "300: Rise of an Empire" will probably not make your year-end Top 10 list. Read Charles Ealy’s review. 46
The updated "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" works as a delightful family film, and we have this week’s movie times. 45
Statesman Shots this week is all about laughs, including talk of SXSW’s strong lineup led by Bill Cosby. 17
Matthew Odam has a plan for eating out on $40 during SXSW or anytime. Plus, restaurants new since last year’s fest. 4