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Jarvis Cocker says he chose his own wardrobe for 'Harry Potter' cameo

Jarvis Cocker has discussed his cameo in the fourth Harry Potter film, revealing that he chose his own wardrobe as he wasn’t a fan of the clothes given to him. Cocker performed at the Yule Ball in Harry Potter and the Goblet Of Fire as part of fictional band The Weird Sisters alongside Radiohead‘s Jonny […]

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'Tron 3' is in the works with Daft Punk returning to score

A sequel to Joe Kosinski’s Tron: Legacy has finally be confirmed to be in the works at Disney, with Daft Punk on board too. The 2010 film, which saw Daft Punk both feature and compose the soundtrack, will be getting a follow-up film, Walt Disney Studios’ President Of Music & Soundtracks, Mitchell Leib, has confirmed. […]

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Jeff Ament on His 7-Minute EP and Why Pearl Jam Aren't ‘Nostalgic’

Jeff Ament should be in Europe right now and Pearl Jam should be hitting their stride playing in front of tens of thousands of fans in support of this year’s acclaimed Gigaton. But you know the story by now. When Pearl Jam postponed the first leg of their U.S. tour in March and, later on, the […]

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John Carpenter recalls working with Ennio Morricone on 'The Thing’

The Thing filmmaker John Carpenter has paid tribute to the late Ennio Morricone’s work on his horror film. Carpenter, who usually scored his own films, was suggested “Maestro Morricone” by the film’s associate producer Stuart Cohen, due to Morricone’s experience in “experimental music, a strange place,” the filmmaker recalls. Read more: Il Maestro: Ennio Morricone’s 10 […]

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Idris Elba says he is "this close" to making a 'Luther' film

Idris Elba has said a Luther film could still be in the works – saying he is “this close” to making it. The actor explained that there wasn’t “a real formal plan” for the future of the TV series “at the moment”, preparations for a film, first teased in 2018, are still on the horizon. […]

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Steve Von Till's 'Music Will Get Us Through' Playlist

With everyone sequestered and self-quarantining due to the coronavirus, we’ve asked our favorite artists to come up with playlists that keep you entertained. Here is Neurosis guitarist Steve Von Till: Many of us let music into our lives in a way that can intentionally or unintentionally frame our experience. It can console, celebrate or validate […]

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Martin Scorsese to direct new documentary about New York Dolls' David Johansen

Martin Scorsese will direct a new documentary about David Johansen, the musician best known as frontman of legendary punk band New York Dolls. Read More: “There’s no end in sight”: what we learned from Martin Scorsese’s new BBC short film about lockdown Showtime Documentary Films announced today (July 7) that Scorsese will co-direct with Dave […]

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Mike Shinoda Talks Making an Album on Twitch and Life After Quarantine

Despite being in quarantine for the past four-plus months, Mike Shinoda hasn’t only found time to stay busy, he’s managed to be productive. The Linkin Park/Fort Minor singer has used his time at home to hang out with his kids, jam on new tunes by Run the Jewels, Thundercat, Trash Talk, and of course, to make […]

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Thandie Newton felt "so scared" of Tom Cruise on 'Mission Impossible 2'

Thandie Newton has spoken of her experience working with Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 2, saying she was “so scared” of the actor, and calling him “a very dominant individual”. The actress played Nyah Nordoff-Hall in the 2000 film, and when asked whether she had been offered a role in any subsequent Mission Impossible films, Newton said, […]

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'Hamilton': Lin-Manuel Miranda calls criticism of whitewashing "valid"

Lin-Manuel Miranda has responded to criticisms of whitewashing in Hamilton and has acknowledged them as “valid”. Quote-tweeting the initial criticism, which pointed to the way “hamilton the play and the movie were given to us in two different worlds & our willingness to interrogate things in this way feels like a clear sign of change”, Miranda […]