News / Video: Iggy Pop to feature on guitar legend Hotei’s new single

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TOMOYASU HOTEI (pronounced “hoe-tay”) is an artist who boasts a stellar career spanning more than three decades. Best known around the world for his original song, ‘Battle Without Honor Or Humanity’, instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino’s film Kill Bill, Hotei (GQ Japan’s ‘Man Of The Year’ for 2014) has sold over 40… Read more »

News / BBC Proms 2015: Friday 17 July – Saturday 12 September 2015

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Sir Mark Elder joins TV presenter line-up for world’s largest broadcast classical music festival Conductor Sir Mark Elder curates BBC Four Sunday symphony series with Katie Derham as part of regular Proms broadcasts on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays on BBC Four Every Prom broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and online in HD sound Six… Read more »

News / First Look At Johnny Depp In Black Mass + Trailer

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The first trailer and image of Johnny Depp in character as Whitey Bulger in the true crime movie Black Mass have been revealed. The film is written by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth and directed by Scott Cooper. It is based on Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and… Read more »

News / Point Break remake, why oh why?

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Point Break was a great film, it was one of Kathryn Bigelow’s early films along with Blue Steel and Strange Days. These films stuck to the framework desired by a big studio for a successful mainstream movie, whilst simultaneously subverting almost every aspect of it. Now it has fallen victim to the all consuming meat… Read more »

News / Sufjan Stevens announces European tour

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Sufjan Stevens latest album Carrie & Lowell is a heartfelt set of intimate songs prompted by the death of his mother. “I was recording songs as a means of grieving, making sense of it,” he told David Eggers in an interview for the Guardian. Sufjan Stevens’ European tour dates 2015 August: 28 Dublin, Helix 29… Read more »

News / 50th Anniversary edition of DUNE from the Folio Society

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Dune 50th anniversay folio society edition

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Dune, the Folio Society has produced a lavish illustrated hardback edition of the book. Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel imagined and realised a huge and richly detailed world that has hardly dated in those five decades, indeed it has been the world’s best selling science… Read more »

News / Totally twisted trailer for ‘The Tale Of Tales’

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The Tale Of Tales is a film  adaptation of a 17th century collection of fairy tales by Italian author Giambattista Basile. This is no sanitised or merchandised Disney twaddle however, the film is by Matteo Garrone and stars Salma Hayek , Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones. The film weaves reality and fantasy together… Read more »

News / John Michael McDonagh’s follow-up to Calvary, War On Everyone

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War On Everyone is the action-comedy follow-up to John Michael McDonagh’s grim drama Calvary, starring Brendan Gleeson, and dark comedy The Guard, starring Gleeson as well, along with Don Cheadle. Both films were refreshing dramas that rejected the predictable in favour of something much more rewarding. The film is shooting now in New Mexico with… Read more »

News / Mr Holmes – new trailer for Ian McKellen’s Sherlock Holmes film

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Mr Holmes has Ian McKellan playing an older Sherlock Holmes, attempting to unravel an unsolved case. A new full trailer has just been released, showing how good the film looks Laura Linney also stars, Bill Condon (Gods And Monsters, Dreamgirls) is directing. UK release date is June 19th 2015. ‘Long-retired and near the end of… Read more »