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Deftones' Chino Moreno on Creative 'Balance,' Healing Energy of New LP 'Ohms'

“It’s dark,” says Chino Moreno. “It’s a trip.” Not a bad off-the-cuff summary of Deftones’ ninth LP, Ohms, which amplifies the art-metal band’s signature dynamic extremes: Frank Delgado’s shadowy synth atmospherics are more prominent in the mix, and Stephen Carpenter’s detuned riffs scorch the terrain beneath them. But Moreno isn’t describing the album — instead, he’s […]

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Tom Hanks says he paid for parts of 'Forrest Gump' out of his own pocket

Tom Hanks has said he paid for parts of the production of Forrest Gump out of his own pocket. In an interview with In Depth with Graham Bensinger, the actor opened up about difficulties faced while shooting the 1994 film. Read more: Mr Nice Guy: Tom Hanks’ 10 best films Discussing the pivotal scene in which Hanks’ titular […]

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French actress and singer Juliette Gréco dies aged 93

Juliette Gréco has passed away at the age of 93, her family has confirmed. The French actress and singer, who worked for over half a century, died in her home, according to Agence France-Presse. “Juliette Gréco died this Wednesday surrounded by her family in the house she loved so much,” her family said in a […]

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Will Butler on How White Privilege, Race Reporting Informed New Solo LP

The fall after Will Butler’s debut album, Policy, was released in 2015, he went to the Harvard Kennedy School of Government to study…policy. After working with Partners in Health, a non-profit focused on providing global medical health care, by donating proceeds from Arcade Fire’s single “Haiti” off Funeral and licensing proceeds from NFL ads that […]

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Zack Snyder is set to shoot new 'Justice League' scenes next month

Zack Snyder is set to shoot new scenes for his cut of Justice League next month, reports say. Snyder’s original cut of the DC Comics movie was set to arrive in 2018 before personal tragedy forced him to step aside – with Joss Whedon overseeing the final months of the film’s production. After an intense fan […]

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IDLES Shoot for Less Noise, More Volume on New Record

Over 10,000 fans bought a ticket for the three virtual sets IDLES dove into at Abbey Road Studios – the same weekend they were billed to showcase at the Reading and Leeds festivals. Unsure of what a livestreamed production would bring, the band simply treated it as they would any other performance: frenzied, loud, and […]

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Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney make surprise bid for Wrexham AFC

Wrexham AFC have confirmed that Ryan Reynolds and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney are in shock talks to invest in the Welsh football club. Deadpool star Reynolds and McElhenney, the creator of It’s Always Sunny, will have the chance to “put forward their vision” for the National League side after the Wrexham […]

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Disney postpone 'Black Widow', 'Eternals' and more films until 2021

Disney has postponed almost all of its films scheduled for release in 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis. Read More: All the films and TV shows suspended due to coronavirus The changes affect the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s Phase Four slate of movies, with its first title Black Widow having been pushed back from this November […]

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'Black Mirror' director to helm new Star Wars 'Rogue One' spin-off series

Black Mirror director Toby Haynes is set to helm a new Star Wars Rogue One spin-off series. Read more: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ – film review Haynes is replacing Tony Gilroy in the director’s chair for the Disney+ show, which sources claim is due to coronavirus-related travel issues. As Deadline reports, sources say […]

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Vanessa Briscoe Hay Looks Back at 40 Years of Pylon

Vanessa Briscoe Hay remembers the evening of Aug. 25, 1980, like it was yesterday. Her fledgling post-punk combo Pylon opened for its fellow Athens, Georgia trailblazers The B-52’s at no less a daunting location than Central Park for a Dr. Pepper Summer Festival. And talk about innocents abroad, she laughs. “I had to quit my […]