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Robert De Niro honored by UT with gala, film endowment

(Brigitte Lacomb)

The University of Texas’ Harry Ransom Center is commemorating its 65th anniversary with a star-studded gala celebrating film history and an appearance from longtime actor Robert De Niro.

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Austinite Glen Powell stars alongside Tom Cruise in Top Gun sequel

(Glen Powell/Instagram)

Austin native and former Longhorn Glen Powell is starring alongside Hollywood megastar Tom Cruise in the long-awaited iteration of “Top Gun.”

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A Halo ad took over the Austin night sky with drones shaped into a QR code

The QR code Paramount+ and Giant Spoon used to lead people to a Halo ad during SXSW. (Dennis Hegstad/Twitter)

A QR code serving as an ad for the new Halo series lit up above the Austin skyline Sunday and Monday night.

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