U2 announces summer 2017 tour

Those that came of age in the ‘80s are about to get a very cool surprise: U2 are commemorating the 30th anniversary of their classic album The Joshua Tree with a stadium tour. Theyâ’ll be performing the entire album starting in May in North America, before moving on to Europe in June. The dates, as […]

BBC Two premiers new David Bowie documentary

It may have flown right under your radar, but last weekend BBC Two premiered David Bowie: The Last Five Years on Saturday night. The documentary covers, as the title suggests, the artistâ’s last five years on Earth, including the release of his comeback album The Next Day, the creation of his final album Blackstar, and […]

The Coen Brothers embark on a new project for television

Hold on to your butts: thereâ’s another Coen Brothers project on the horizon. This time itâ’s a project for television (their first in the medium). In collaboration with Annapurna Television, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is reportedly a complex, multi-narrative Western that may end up as a film, as well. This isnâ’t the first Western […]

Watch Sing Street, listen to The Jam

There’s a certain exuberance that comes from watching a well-crafted movie musical. Most are painful to sit through—but the ones that get it right will hit you where it hurts. John Carney‘s coming of age flick Sing Street is one of these. The ‘80s musical references are all over the map, its protagonistâ’s tastes swinging […]

Blank on Blank – Jim Morrison

Blank on Blank is a Brooklyn-based studio, in collaboration with PBS, that uses animated short films to present lost or forgotten interviews. “Famous names, lost interviews” is their tagline. Oh, God, is Jim Morrison shirtless in this animation? That seems appropriate. Anyway, in this interview he reflects on our social hang-up with fat. “Whatâ’s wrong […]

Blank on Blank – Frank Zappa

Blank on Blank is a Brooklyn-based studio, in collaboration with PBS, that uses animated short films to present lost or forgotten interviews. “Famous names, lost interviews” is their tagline. Frank Zappa talks about fads in this one: NY City vs. L.A., politics, shoes â” itâ’s all fair game here. Even womenâ’s liberation (uh, the interview […]

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