Eric Webb, Austin American-Statesman

Eric Webb

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

'Bottoms' is the most unhinged film we've seen at SXSW, and it's gonna change everything

'Bottoms' movie review: The queer high school sex comedy is a breath of fresh, bloody air and will change the cultural game after its Austin premiere. → Read More

SXSW reveals 'Air,' starring Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, will close 2023 film festival

"Air," directed by and starring Ben Affleck, will close out SXSW 2023 on Saturday night. → Read More

SXSW's 'John Wick 4' secret screening was spoiled, but Keanu Reeves in Austin? Whoa

The Paramount crowd roared, hundreds springing to their feet as Keanu Reeves stepped on stage to introduce 'John Wick 4' for a secret SXSW screening. → Read More

Tilda Swinton teases a musical, lauds Derek Jarman at dreamy, bagpipe-laden SXSW keynote

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton sat down for an incredibly soothing SXSW conversation about her career, creativity and her newest project, “Problemista.” → Read More

Robert Downey Jr., sans armor, fights cybercrime at SXSW

“Technologically, I’m just a dummy,” actor Robert Downey Jr. said Saturday at South by Southwest Conference & Festivals. “Why am I FaceTiming my dentist?” → Read More

4 secrets we can tell you about SXSW premiere of Donald Glover's 'Swarm'

You hear that buzzing? It's the word of mouth about "Swarm," the daring new horror series from Donald Glover and collaborator Janine Nabers. → Read More

Review: 'Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves' steals SXSW

Chris Pine as a quippy thief? Sold. Here's what you need to know about "Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves," which premiered at SXSW on Friday. → Read More

Where to find Lil Yachty, New Order, Margo Price, more big artists at SXSW

It's not all newbies routing through town — there's a crop of veterans and established hitmakers on this year's SXSW lineup. → Read More

The next 'next big things' coming to SXSW Music Festival 2023 in Austin

South by Southwest Music Festival is known for helping to launch artists who soon become big stars. Think Haim, Lizzo, Leon Bridges and, heck, Hanson. → Read More

3 things you missed at Texas Film Awards: Jonathan Majors, Margo Martindale, more stars

"Everything I learned and understood about people is from Texas," movie star Jonathan Majors said Friday at the Texas Film Awards. → Read More

ATX TV Festival adds 'Righteous Gemstones,' 'grown-ish,' Ted Danson

ATX TV Festival, Austin's annual celebration of the small screen, on Friday announced several big additions to its 2023 lineup. → Read More

These are the bands you need to hear at SXSW Music Festival 2023 in Austin

This year's Wet Leg is on our list: Here are our picks for the bands you must try to catch at SXSW 2023. → Read More

What star-studded movies, TV shows, documentaries to see at SXSW 2023 in Austin

From 'Dungeons & Dragons' to Donald Glover, here are our recommendations for 2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival viewing. → Read More

Robert Rodriguez to screen early version of 'Hypnotic,' shot in Austin with Ben Affleck, at SXSW

Robert Rodriguez will present a work-in-progress version of "Hypnotic" during SXSW. → Read More

KISS to kick off final concert tour at Austin's Moody Center

It's the beginning of the end for glam-rock band KISS. The band on Wednesday announced the "absolute final shows of their final tour." → Read More

If there's one thing 'Cocaine Bear' star Margo Martindale misses about Texas, it's peas

Eric Webb chatted with character actress Margo Martindale before the Texas Film Awards about her new projects and her East Texas childhood. → Read More

Review: Bruce Springsteen gives Austin its once-in-a-decade moment of thunder

For their first concert in Austin since 2012, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band brought out hits, deep cuts and George Strait. → Read More

Margo Price and MUNA to tape 'Austin City Limits' this spring — here's how to go

"Austin City Limits" will kick off tapings for its upcoming 49th season with two acts who are no strangers to the Live Music Capital. → Read More

Margo Price and MUNA to tape 'Austin City Limits' this spring — here's how to go

"Austin City Limits" will kick off tapings for its upcoming 49th season with two acts who are no strangers to the Live Music Capital. → Read More

The giant highs and fun-size lows of 'Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania'

Surely, someone made a bet on this, so pay up: They’ve really made three “Ant-Man” movies now. Here's what you need to know about the next MCU flick. → Read More